Doctors in Training 2025 - Retrieval - Launceston General Hospital - 518848

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jul 11, 2024
Medicine Full-time, Flexible

Job Description:

Launceston General Hospital invites applicants to 2025 Doctors in Training - Retrieval

Five Aeromedical Retrieval Registrar positions exist staffing a 24 hour 7 day a week medical retrieval service for critically ill patients requiring hospital transfer both intra and interstate on a call out basis. When not actively retrieving the Retrieval Registrar is based in and rostered to 80 hours per fortnight in the Launceston General Hospital (LGH) Intensive Care Unit performing the duties of an ICU Registrar. (By negotiation Retrieval Registrars may also be based in the LGH Department of Emergency Medicine)

The LGH has a purpose-built Intensive Care Unit (ICU) with 12 fully staffed beds. We are the major referral centre for North and North West Tasmania. We are accredited as a general training unit (C12 pre-2014) by CICM and for completion of the ICU requirement of training for both ACEM and ANZCA trainees. Time in our unit also counts a Rural Exposure for CICM. Our trainees gain exposure to a wide range of investigations, interventions, and procedures.

We also offer:

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

Details of Appointment

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

*3 year appointments may be offered where applicable

*notwithstanding hours to be negotiated with the successful applicant


Medical Practitioner Level 5 - 11 $134,150- $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

Enrolled in the relevant speciality training program

*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:

At least 4 Full years of postgraduate experience

Achieved APLS (Advanced Paediatric Life Support) certification

Has successfully completed all fellowship examinations relevant to their training program and employment and is within 1 year of obtaining specialist fellowship

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.

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 - Retrieval MP5-11 (July 2023) CSU.pdf

Generic Registrar - Retrieval MP5-11 (July 2023) 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 Ashley Crosswell

Position: Director ICU
Phone: (03) 6777 6777

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