Resident Medical Officer (Royal Hobart Hospital) Mid-year Recruitment 2024

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Mar 13, 2024
Medicine Flexible

Job Description:

The Tasmanian Health Service is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of our community. We are committed to providing the highest levels of healthcare and services.

We are seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for various Resident Medical Officer opportunities for 2024 Mid-Year Recruitment.

Royal Hobart Hospital is Tasmania’s largest hospital and major referral centre. As the major clinical teaching and research centre, RHH works closely with the University of Tasmania and other institutions.

Royal Hobart Hospital offers challenging and stimulating employment and future career opportunities with salary commensurate with qualification and experience.


Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Award


Medical Practitioner Level 2-4


$92,500 to $105,000 pro rata per annum

Period of Employment

Fixed-term, full-time (and part-time hours available), working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing 15 April 2024 until 13 January 2025. (Please note opportunity for 24-month appointments may arise from this selection process)

*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.


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The Resident Medical Officer is responsible for the day to day management of private and public inpatients and outpatients within the Hospital (or rural facility). Provide after-hours emergency cover as determined by the relevant work unit.

RHH Emergency Medicine RMO positions 12-month (non-rotational)

RHH offer 12-month non-rotational RMO position in ED. The ED RMO positions can be selected under the RHH training stream preferences section in this application form.

For further information please refer to the 2024 RHH ED RMO information sheet attached below.

Essential 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 of any new criminal convictions and/or if a registration/licence is revoked, cancelled or has its conditions altered


  • General or unconditional registration with the Medical Board of Australia.
  • Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration (where applicable and as determined by individual position requirements).
  • 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:
    1. crimes of violence
    2. sex related offences
    3. serious drug offences
    4. crimes involving dishonesty
  2. Identification check
  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.
  • Current Driver’s Licence (If applicable to allocated role).

Working Environment:

  • The position will require the occupant to participate in after-hours work.
  • Accommodation is available for Rural Placements

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

(image) Generic Resident Medical Officer MP (March 2024) CSU.pdf
(image) Generic Resident Medical Officer MP (March 2024) CSU.docx

(image) 2024 ED RMO information sheet.pdf
(image) THS CV Template .pdf (Please use this THS CV Template)

(image) Department of Health - Applicant Guide June 22.pdf
(image) Department of Health - Applicant Guide June 22.docx

How do I submit my application?

All applications must be submitted online. Applications submitted other than online, or incomplete applications will not be accepted. This ensures important questions about you are answered. Please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, add or upload your responses, CV, Cover Letter and supporting documents. Attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. Please note you are not required to address the selection criteria.

Please submit in online application:

  1. Cover letter outlining:
  1. Why you wish to apply for this position
  2. Why you think you are suitable candidate for the position
  3. Current career plans
  1. Up to date Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Please utilise the THS CV Template provided in the attachments above.

  1. Referees are expected to be at consultant level or Senior Registrar with >4 years’ experience post General Registration .
  • Please ensure you have the name and contact details for three referees before applying to include in the online application form.

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

PLEASE NOTE: Applications submitted by an Agent on behalf of an applicant will not be considered for this recruitment.

For further information
Shelley Hampson – Royal Hobart Hospital (03) 6166 7538

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