Doctors in Training 2025 - Launceston General Hospital -Basic Physician Training Physician - 504655

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jul 10, 2024
Medicine Flexible

Job Description:

Launceston General Hospital invites applications to the Doctors in Training 2025 Basic Physician Training.

There is a range of training opportunities available as outlined below:

During Basic Physician Training at the LGH you will be exposed to a wide range of medical specialties that are well supported and will provide you with a broad experience in both inpatient and outpatient work.

BPT Rotations





Infectious Diseases



Palliative Care


General Medicine


Acute Medical Unit (delete this – AMU is part of gen med)



Written Exam preparation is facilitated by a weekly BPT tutorial series, Grand Round and Journal Club. Individual units also have dedicated grand rounds as well as radiology and multidisciplinary meetings.

Clinical Exam preparation is well supported with regular short and long case teaching sessions as well as a practice exam.. Several of our consultant physicians are part of the RACP National Examining Panel, and many others are highly experienced local examiners, all are committed to teaching.

Involvement in research is encouraged and many of our staff specialists are well published and have active research interests. We are well supported by the Clifford Craig Foundation with research grants available to successful applicants, including trainees.

Applicants of all levels of training are encouraged to apply.

The Launceston General Hospital is currently accredited as a level III training hospital by the RACP which means 33 out of 36 months of basic training can be undertaken here.

Launceston is a beautiful and accessible part of Tasmania with the opportunity for work life balance above what is afforded in larger cities.

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

Details of Appointment

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

  • 3 year contracts may be offered where applicable

*notwithstanding hours to be negotiated with the successful applicant

  • 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.


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

You’ll have access to salary package a range of benefits including living expenses up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal entertainment each FBT year + other benefits if eligible.

Salary range is in accordance with Medical Practitioners Agreement 2022


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 (where applicable and as determined by individual position requirements)

*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

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:

  • We do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria in the Statement of Duties.
  • All attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  • Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details of two referees before applying.

For more information

Dr Barathy Ramasamy

Position: Director of Physician Education
Phone: (03) 6777 6777

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