Registrar - Paediatrics (Accredited) 529149

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Mar 27, 2024
Medicine Full-time, Flexible

Job Description:

The role:

Assist with the provision of paediatric and neonatal services within Women's and Children's Services at the Launceston General Hospital (LGH).

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

The Launceston General Hospital is seeking two enthusiastic Paediatric Registrars to join our team for 2024! With the implementation of the new EBA providing competitive wages and paid education time, there is no better time to work in Tasmania.

These positions will centre around a brand new and exciting Paediatric short stay unit; as well as rotating shifts covering the new 34 bed General Paediatric ward, 12 bed Level 2 neonatal nursery and Paediatric outpatients. The unit is staffed 24 hours a day by registrars and HMO staff, with consultant oversight on site during working hours, and on call overnight. The current staffing is 8 registrars/ HMO, a Senior Registrar and 7 paediatric consultants.

You will work as a day worker, but after hours work and weekend rotations will be required as rostered. Current hours would be 76 hours PLUS 10 protected training time hours.

We pride ourselves on being a lovely supportive team and you will be very well supported in this position. The unit has an active education program and is accredited by the RACP for Advanced Training for General Paediatrics with a Perinatal Component, Community/ Developmental Paediatrics and rural rotations. We are also a secondment site for basic trainees from the Royal Hobart Hospital, and if you are early in your career, this position will be a good springboard to entering the training program in 2025.

We are open to flexible conditions encompassing full time or part time positions and will negotiate longer contracts if desired.

Details of Appointment

Fixed Term full time day worker position with on call and weekend rotations working 76 hours per fortnight plus 10 hrs protected training time, commencing as soon as you are able to join the team until 1st August 2025.


Medical Practitioner Level 5 - 11 $131,000- $183,500 per annum, pro rata + 11% superannuation + access to salary packaging

Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

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

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

Generic Registrar - Paediatrics (Accredited) MP5-11 (July 2023) WWCR CSU.pdf

Generic Registrar - Paediatrics (Accredited) MP5-11 (July 2023) WWCR CSU.docx

Applicant Guide

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:

For more information

Dr Ingrid Els

Position: Staff Specialist Paediatrics
Phone: (03) 6777 8974

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