Doctors in Training 2025 - Registrar (Accredited) Cardiology - Launceston General Hospital -(513799)

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

Job Description:

Launceston General Hospital Cardiology Department invite applications for Advanced Trainees in Cardiology who have successfully completed RACP exams and are contemplating core training in cardiology in 2025.

The Launceston General Hospital is a tertiary referral hospital, and teaching hospital of the University of Tasmania Medical School. Its Cardiology Department has a busy academic and clinical training program that services a population of 250,000 in Northern Tasmania. It is staffed by eight cardiologists and offers a full range of invasive and non-invasive services. The position is accredited for a full (three years) core training in cardiology and there are currently two accredited and one non-accredited advanced trainees in the Department.

Launceston is a beautiful part of Tasmania; it offers a brilliant lifestyle for all with excellent schools, affordable housing and renowned vineyards, cafes and restaurants. Launceston is a one hour flight from Melbourne and in a central and accessible distance to all of Tasmania’s environmental wonders. Launceston and surrounds offer great outdoor opportunities with world famous hiking and biking trails, ski and adventure resorts and beautiful beaches.

Details of Appointment

Fixed Term full time, day worker position working 76 hours per fortnight with on call, plus 10 hours of protected training time, commencing from 3 February 2025 until 1 February 2026

*notwithstanding hours to be negotiated with the successful applicant

"Negotiation of contracts of up to two years may be applicable"


Medical Practitioner Level 5-11 $134,930 - $189,005 per annum, pro rata + 11.5% superannuation + access to salary packaging


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria

General or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia

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:

Successfully completed RACP exams and are contemplating core training in cardiology in 2025

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

Generic Registrar-Senior Registrar MP5-11 (June 2024) CSU.pdf

Generic Registrar-Senior Registrar MP5-11 (June 2024) CSU.docx

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

Dr Rohit Barthwal

Position: Acting Director Cardiology Launceston General Hospital
Phone: (03) 6777 6777

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