Perfusionist (510486)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Mar 26, 2024
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:


The Royal Hobart Hospital and Department of General Medicine are recruiting suitably qualified applicants for a Perfusionist.

We are looking for an experienced Perfusionist to help provide perfusion services within the Cardiothoracic Surgical Unit. This includes Cardiopulmonary bypass procedures and all associated circulatory support.

Who are we?

Royal Hobart Hospital is Tasmania’s largest hospital, and the Cardiothoracic Surgical Unit within the RHH is the tertiary referral centre for all cardiothoracic surgery in Tasmania. As the major clinical teaching and research centre, RHH works closely with the University of Tasmania and other institutions. 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.

We strive to provide excellent Cardiothoracic Surgical care to the 500,000-strong population of Tasmania.

The role:

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

Details of Appointment

Permanent, full time, day worker position, working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing as soon as possible.

*Notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant

Salary: $120,114 - $134,268 per annum. Our Employer 11% superannuation contribution is on top of this amount.

In addition, the following allowances will contribute to the overall package available:

Salary range is in accordance with Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement

You’ll 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.


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

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.

How to Apply

Apply Online. Please click the "Apply" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete a 1–2-page application outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please note:

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide, Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Statement of Duties

Applicant Guide

For more information contact -

Colin Banks

Position: Nursing Director
Phone: (03) 6166 6738

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