Resident Medical Officer (Launceston General Hospital)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Apr 23, 2024
Medicine Flexible

Job Description:

The Tasmanian Health Service is dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of our local community by providing the highest level of health services. To support this commitment, we are seeking interest from suitably qualified Resident Medical Officers (RMOs) for various opportunities through the 2024 Mid-Year Recruitment.

The role:

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

The hospital:

Details of Appointment

Fixed term, full time, shift-worker position working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing from 10 June 2024 until 17 January 2027.

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant


Resident Medical Officers Level 2 - 4 $92,500 - $105,000 per annum, pro rata + 11% superannuation + access to salary packaging

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:

  1. General or unconditional registration with the Medical Board of Australia
  2. Current Working with Children Registration

*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.

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
  5. serious traffic offences
  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

Dr Viney Joshi

Position: Executive Director of Medical Services
Phone: (03) 6777 4796

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