Staff Specialist - Obstetrics and Gynaecology (525559)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • May 16, 2024
Medicine Full-time, Flexible

Job Description:

The role:

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria.

Leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind, move to beautiful Tasmania and experience the satisfaction of working in the regional centre of Launceston.

Women's and children services at the Launceston General Hospital is keen to appoint a Generalist Staff Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology to provide comprehensive clinical services as well as be involved in registrar and medical student training.

Our level 5 unit has approximately 1600 births per year. There is a neonatal unit providing care from 32 weeks gestation. The unit enjoys a collaborative relationship between midwifery and obstetric staff with several models of midwifery care being offered as well as care of high risk pregnancies by the obstetric staff.

Comprehensive gynaecological services are provided by the unit. Up to level 6 laparoscopy is offered as well as hysteroscopic procedures, urogynecological procedures at a generalist level, and more traditional open and vaginal surgery.

The unit has 6 accredited registrars as well as resident medical officers and is also active in teaching medical students.

There will be an opportunity to work in a part-time capacity and to be involved in private practice. The unit is keen to foster areas of special interest that are complimentary.

A move to Launceston will enable you to leave the traffic behind, live in a beautiful part of Australia and enjoy the spectacular scenery and wonderful food and wine on offer in Tasmania.

Why are you waiting?

Details of Appointment

Permanent full time day worker position working 76 hours per fortnight with on call, commencing from 1 July 2024

*notwithstanding hours can be negotiated with the successful applicant


Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 1- Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 3 $210,000 - $310,349 per annum, pro rata + 11% superannuation + access to salary packaging

Please note that access to the Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner salary range $291,472 -$301,349 is subject to the successful applicant satisfying the criteria for Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 1, 2 or 3 as outlined in the Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Award

In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available:


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.

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

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 contact

Dr Frank Clark
Director Women's and Children Services LGH

Toly Pavlov
Staff Specialist Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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