Doctors in Training Recruitment Campaign 2025 - Non-Accredited General Surgical Registrar (521941)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • May 12, 2024
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants to be considered for unaccredited registrar vacancies within the Department of General Surgery for the 2025 training year.

The Royal Hobart Hospital is the tertiary referral hospital for Tasmania, and the principal teaching hospital for the University of Tasmania Medical School. The Hospital provides most specialist medical services for the region or state.

Much of the clinical work in this role involves managing acute / emergency cases as part of the Department of General Surgery’s Emergency Surgical Unit (ESU). There is also involvement in outpatient and elective services. The RHH Department of General Surgery offers the major sub-specialty areas (colorectal, UGI, HPB, breast, endocrine) and there would be some opportunities for exposure to those fields. During the year there may be rotations (of ~10 weeks duration) in Paediatric Surgery and/or Trauma, and there is some exposure to Vascular Surgery after-hours. There are also opportunities to be involved with other teaching and research activities.


$131,000 - $183,500 per annum


Medical Practitioner Level 5-11 (Registrar/Senior Registrar)


Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Award

Period of Employment

Fixed term, full time day work, working 76 hours (+10 hours protected training time) per fortnight, commencing 3 February 2025 – 2 February 2026 (12 months).

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.


General Surgical Unit, Royal Hobart Hospital

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The Registrar is responsible for the day-to-day management of private and public inpatients and outpatients within the Hospital and provides after-hours emergency cover at the hospital as determined by the Medical Workforce Unit and/or relevant clinical units.

Essential Requirements

  • 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.

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

How to apply

We encourage you to apply online, please click the blue Apply Now button.

Please note – hard copy applications will not be considered for this recruitment campaign – only online applications will be reviewed.

Please ensure your application includes:

  • A current CV
  • A statement addressing the selection criteria
  • Qualifications

Please note: applications received by an Agency on behalf of an applicant will not be considered at this time for this Campaign.

For further information regarding these positions please contact:

Romane Jayasinghe
Administrative Officer, Department of General Surgery

Dr Luke Rayner
Head of Department of General Surgery

Dr Rudyard Wake
Lead Surgeon for Emergency Surgical Unit

For further information regarding the application process please contact:

Marita Eccles
Medical Staffing Unit

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