Staff Specialist (Urology) (509381)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Sep 11, 2023
Medicine Flexible

Job Description:

This is a fantastic opportunity for you and your family to live and work in beautiful Hobart with its enviable lifestyle.

The Royal Hobart Hospital is the State’s tertiary referral centre and is also the principal teaching hospital for the University of Tasmania School of Medicine. The RHH Urology Department is passionate about delivering the highest possible standard of care to its patients and is actively involved in research and in teaching medical students from University of Tasmania, junior staff, and in training doctors from other specialities and nurses.

All our services work closely together to focus on delivering excellence in healthcare to achieve improved outcomes for our consumers, our workforce, and the Tasmanian community.

To be a strong applicant for this position you should hold specialist or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Urology).


Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 1- Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 3 $163,005 - $247,768 per annum, pro rata + 11% superannuation + access to salary packaging

Please note that access to the Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner salary range $234,726 -$247,768 is subject to the successful applicant satisfying the criteria for Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 1, 2 or 3 as outlined in the Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Award

  • Salary range is in accordance with Salaried Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2019
  • A new wages agreement has been agreed and is currently being registered in the Tasmanian Industrial Commission. The new rates apply to this position and are effective from the first full pay period on or after 1 July 2023.

In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available:

  • Provision of a fully maintained private plated motor vehicle or motor vehicle allowance of $27,535 per annum, pro rata
  • Communication allowance of $1,948 per annum, pro rata
  • Continuing Professional Development Allowance of $24,927 per annum, pro rata
  • Relocation and commencement support available up to $15,000 for approved appointees.
  • Other allowances as applicable

Please note: If interested in a VMO position please contact the enquires officer for salary rates and conditions

Period of Employment

Staff Specialist – Permanent Appointment working up to 76 hours per fortnight day work (with on call) from ASAP

Visiting Medical Officer - Fixed term part-time day work (with on-call), working (up to) 36 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible for a period of three years.


Urology Department, Royal Hobart Hospital

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  • Provide services in Urology including diagnosis, treatment and care for patients, both inpatient and outpatient, at the Royal Hobart Hospital.

  • Participate in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programs.

  • Observe all hospital policies and procedures and statutory regulations.

Essential Requirements

  • Specialist or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia in a relevant specialty
  • Current Working with Children Registration (where applicable and as determined by individual position requirements)

*Registration/licences that are essential requirements of this role must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of these may be checked at any time during employment. It is the employee’s responsibility to ensure that registration/licences remain current and to advise the Employer if their circumstances change. This includes notifying the Employer if a registration/licence is revoked, cancelled or has its conditions altered.

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:
1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check
3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Applicants should note that, for a period of twelve months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

Applicant Guide

What do I submit with my application?

Please ensure your application includes:

  • A current CV
  • A one-page statement outlining relevant training and experience. (There is no requirement to address the Selection Criteria.)
  • Qualifications

How do I submit my application?

Online applications are preferred as this ensures you answer important questions about yourself. Please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, add or upload your selection criteria responses, CV and supporting documents. Attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so ensure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

Please do not send hard copy applications to the contact person.

For more information contact

Paul Ashby
0419 137 121

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