Doctors in Training 2025 - Advanced Trainee - General Medicine - Launceston General Hospital - 511902

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jul 10, 2024
Medicine Full-time, Flexible

Job Description:

Launceston General Hospital (LGH) is a 400 bed public hospital providing acute care services and is the major referral centre for North and North West regions of Tasmania. It is a teaching hospital for the University of Tasmania and accredited with the RACP for advanced training in a number of specialties including General Medicine.

During your Advanced Physician Training at the Launceston General Hospital you will be exposed to a wide rage of well supported inpatient and outpatient work. There are opportunities to rotate to a number of specialties including, Endocrinology, Infectious Disease, Neurology, Stroke, Cardiology and Rehabilitation at advanced training level.

We encourage our trainees to be actively involved in teaching both via the university and with the teaching program for the Basic Physician Trainees.

There is also ample opportunity for research and many of our specialist staff are well published. We are well supported by the Clifford Craig Foundation with research grants available to successful applicants, including trainees.

Launceston is a one hour flight from Melbourne and in a central and accessible distance to all of Tasmania's environmental wonders.

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

*Negotiation of contracts of up to three years may be applicable"

*notwithstanding hours to be negotiated with the successful applicant


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


The Following are qualifications are highly desirable

*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
  5. serious traffic offences (delete if not required)
  1. Identification check
  2. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

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Statement of Duties

Applicant Guide

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For more information

Telena Kerkham

Position: Director of General Medicine
Phone: (03) 6777 6777

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