Doctors in Training 2025 - Advanced Trainee - General & Acute Care Medicine - Royal Hobart Hospital (530895)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jul 2, 2024
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

We are seeking applicants who are passionate about pursuing General and Acute Care Medicine Advanced Training for 2025.

The Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) is the largest hospital in Tasmania with approximately 500 beds. It is the state-wide referral centre for numerous tertiary services for Tasmania and an accredited Level 3 teaching hospital, as well as the community hospital for the Greater Hobart region.

The Royal Hobart Hospital offers an excellent training program with exposure to Core General Medicine and Core General Medicine related rotations (e.g.RAMU) and major medical sub-specialties in a well-established program that includes 6-month terms in Respiratory Medicine, Nephrology, Stroke/Neurology, Cardiology and Gastroenterology. All these units have accredited advanced training registrars in their discipline as well.

The Advanced Training program at the Royal Hobart Hospital has been developed for trainees to have access to subspecialties that meet all core training requirements including 12 months of core training in General Medicine and 12 months core subspecialty terms. We are accredited for 24 months core and 12 months of non-core training at our site. Trainees entering the program at year 1 or year 2 will be given the option of a 2-year contract.

The Royal Hobart Hospital is a tertiary hospital, offering a wide variety of medical and surgical subspecialties including cardiothoracic and neurosurgery. The hospital has the full range of diagnostic services available. There is provision of sub-specialty advice and support, and ICU support, with a 23 bed ICU which is currently being expanded to 30 beds.

Several positions are available commencing beginning of February 2025 for trainees entering Advanced Training or continuing training from other hospitals.
We are able to offer Full-Time positions in addition to one part-time (0.5FTE) position.

Applications close: Tuesday 30 July 2024

Greater Hobart and Tasmania offer an excellent lifestyle providing a serene and tranquil environment, lush natural landscapes, and access to a range of outdoor activities such as hiking trails and water-based sports. Hobart boasts a rich cultural experience including an exquisite choice of fine dining, music festivals and theatre shows all year round. It is a bustling city offering an excellent work life balance, short commute to work and is extremely well connected to the mainland.


$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, 76 hours per fortnight (+ 10 hours protected training time), commencing 3 February 2025 for up to 3 years.

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


Royal Hobart Hospital


The Advanced Trainee 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 and participates in outpatient clinics.

Essential Requirements

  • General 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.

Highly Desirable

  • Completion of the RACP Basic Physician Training Program

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

Further information regarding these positions, please see link below -

How to apply:

Please include a cover letter that outlines your training goals and how you would ideally like your 2025 training year structured, what previous advanced training you have completed and information to support your application to the Royal Hobart Hospital training program.

Please note – you are NOT required to address the selection criteria within the statement of duties.

Please click the blue Apply Now button to complete an online application and upload cover letter and CV.

NOTE: Direct applications will NOT be considered for this recruitment – all applications MUST be submitted online as a formal application.

Further information regarding these positions can be obtained by contacting:

Dr. Nadeeshani Fernando
Acting Head of Department and General Medicine AT Lead, Royal Hobart Hospital

Other contact person:

Dr. Iman Mohasseb

General Medicine Staff Specialist, Royal Hobart Hospital


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

Marita Eccles

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