Doctors in Training 2025 - Registrar - Infectious Diseases - Launceston General Hospital - (511902)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jul 3, 2024
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

The Tasmanian Health Service seeks an advanced trainee in Infectious Diseases. The successful applicant will be based at Launceston General Hospital Tasmania and work alongside a team of 3 infectious diseases physicians, 1 microbiologist, 2 infectious diseases pharmacists, and a basic physician trainee. There is also the possibility of working with 3 sexual health/HIV specialists depending on interest. The trainee will also have excellent support from clinical and educational supervisors.

The infectious diseases unit is a consulting service and covers a wide range of surgical and medical subspecialties, including haematology and intensive care multidisciplinary meetings. The outpatient consultation service includes a weekly general infectious diseases clinic, an outpatient antimicrobial therapy clinic and a high-risk foot clinic. Besides regular clinical rounds, the role also includes antimicrobial stewardship and supporting the infection control team, when needed, in addition to out of hours on call.

There are various research opportunities in addition to participating in an established training/learning programme. The trainee will also be eligible for an honorary clinical appointment with the University of Tasmania and will be encouraged to teach and supervise medical students.

Life in Launceston offers an enviable lifestyle with affordable real estate, quality education system, stress-free commuting, easy access to world heritage wilderness sites and pristine beaches, exceptional food and wine, a vibrant café and arts culture and all the entertainment and services needed to contribute to a great work/lifestyle balance. Add to this the convenience of being a one-hour flight from Melbourne/Sydney.

If you’re looking for a rewarding job with an excellent work-life balance in a beautiful part of the country, come to Tassie!

Details of Appointment

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

*notwithstanding hours to be negotiated with the successful applicant


Medical Practitioner Level 5 - 11 $134,930- $189,500 per annum, pro rata + 11.5% superannuation + access to salary packaging with generous relocation package


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.

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

Professor Katie Flanagan

Position: Director of Infectious Diseases, Launceston General Hospital
Phone: (03) 6777 6777

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