Clinical Lead - Obstetrics and Gynaecology (526398)

 
  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Mar 20, 2024
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

Clinical Lead - Obstetrics and Gynaecology (526398)

Details of Appointment

Fixed term full time, day worker position working 76 hours per fortnight for a period of 3 years

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant

Why Tasmania?

It’s different here.

Life in Tasmania provides a quality work/life balance. Here you can pursue what drives you, both professionally and personally.

Today, as the rest of the world feels increasingly generic, our different-ness – our Tasmanian-ness – is among our most valuable assets. We invite you to be part of this special place, to quietly pursue the extraordinary, whether it be bushwalking, mountain biking or paddock to plate dining.

Tasmanian | The quiet pursuit of the extraordinary

Who Are We Looking For?

We are seeking a motivated and experienced Clinical Lead – Obstetrics and Gynaecology, to work for the Department of Health (DoH) in the North West region. This role will require the successful applicant to work with the Clinical Director – Women’s and Children’s and assist with providing a high level of strategic leadership and direction, ensuring resources are efficiently utilised, services are effectively integrated within the hospital/service and the highest standards of service delivery are achieved in accordance with hospital/service policy directions, service standards and financial targets. In addition, the Clinical Lead will provide specialist obstetric and gynaecological medical care to patients attending the North West Regional Hospital (NWRH), Burnie and Mersey Community Hospital (MCH), Latrobe, in addition to outreach services across the broader North West region. The split of leadership versus clinical duties is negotiable.

The maternity unit, housing the birthing suite and all inpatient maternity patients for the region, is located at North West Private Hospital (NWPH) in Burnie, with antenatal and postnatal services offered at both the NWRH and MCH. There are approximately 1000 births annually and staffing includes experienced midwives. High risk births are managed in conjunction with the Launceston General Hospital (LGH) and Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) supported by the local endocrinology and diabetic teams. The unit is supported by a Level 4 Neonatal Unit and an 8 bed Level 4 Intensive Care Unit. The outreach services are located at picturesque regional centres which include the West Coast District Hospital, Smithton District Hospital and King Island District Hospital and Health Centre.

This position will be attractive to highly skilled and motivated medical professionals who view challenges as opportunities and is driven by a passion to improve healthcare in the complex world of modern health systems. The right applicants will play a key role in developing health care at both patient and system levels.

The DoH offers a comprehensive undergraduate and graduate clinical training program, with close ties to the University of Tasmania through the Rural Clinical School, located at both Burnie and Latrobe. As such, you will be responsible for providing leadership and help with the delivery of the Undergraduate obstetrics and education program. There are also strong links with the University of Tasmania’s Rural Clinical School and a conjoint appointment is available.

Opportunities to evolve and to include private practice with significant unmet demand in this area is also available.

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

Salary:

You will have access to salary package a range of benefits including living expenses up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal entertainment each FBT year + other benefits if eligible.

The remuneration package ranges from $450,000 at Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 1 to, in excess of, $600,000 at Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 11, with further salary increments available, excluding superannuation. In addition, access to generous accommodation and relocation costs.

What Can We Offer?

Eligibility:

Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Specialist or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia in a relevant specialty
  2. Current Working with Children Registration

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  1. Current Driver’s Licence

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

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

How to Apply

Online applications are preferred, please click the blue Apply Now button. If you apply online please do not send a hard copy application as well.

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Complete the following application form and email your application to the listed contact person including the below form:

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Post your application with the above application form to:

Tasmanian Health Service
Human Resources
Attention Donna Stubbs

PO Box 21
LATROBE TAS 7307

In order to be considered for this position it is a requirement that you complete a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Applicant Guide

For more information

Donna Stubbs

Position: Employment Consultant - Medical Services NW
Phone: (03) 6478 5283
E-mail: donna.harris@ths.tas.gov.au

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