BASIC TRAINEE Obstetrics & Gynaecology (522768)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • May 8, 2024
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

An opportunity is available for an Obstetrics & Gynaecology BASIC TRAINEE (previously advertised as Senior Resident Medical Officer – SRMO) at the Royal Hobart Hospital.

The Basic Trainee will work on the resident roster however will be expected to fill a registrar role if there is a gap due to unexpected leave in the registrar roster. The Basic Trainee will be rostered to allow the appropriate clinical experience to enable the step up the senior position as required and to develop a degree of independent practice.

The successful applicant will be expected to compile the resident roster with consultant assistance, manage leave and encourage participation of residents in educational and unit activities.

The Basic Trainee will be expected the meet with new residents at the beginning of rotation and to meet regularly with the O&G resident cohort.

It is expected that the Basic Trainee will undertake appropriate audit and research activities.


$131,000 per annum


Medical Practitioner Level 5 (Registrar)


Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Award

Period of Employment

Fixed term, full time day work, working 76 hours per fortnight commencing 3 February 2025 until 2 February 2026

Applicants should note that, for a period of a twelve months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.


Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Royal Hobart Hospital

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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 limited 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:
a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty

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

Desirable Requirements

  • Preferable – 6 months of experience in Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

How to apply?

Only online applications will be considered for this Recruitment.

Please click the Apply Now button.

You are NOT required to address the selection criteria within the Statement of Duties.

You ARE required to submit a cover letter outlining the following details -

  • Why you wish to apply for this position
  • Why you think you are suitable candidate for the position
  • Current career plans

Please upload a current Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Your CV should be personalised and include all relevant information to allow assessment of your suitability for the role. Copies of completion certificates (relevant courses) should be included.

Please provide names and contact details for three referees (must be hospital medical supervisors from within the past two years.

Please note – this is a Basic Training position in Obstetrics & Gynaecology not registrar position. Recruitment to this position is separate to the RHH general RMO pool applications or Registrar recruitment processes.

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

For further information please contact:

Dr Mindy Fine
Staff Specialist Obstetrics and Gynaecology

For information on the application process if required, please contact:

Marita Eccles

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