Anaesthetic Registrar (512828)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • May 24, 2021
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for the Tasmanian Anaesthetic Training Program (TATP) Registrar vacancies.

The TATP provides anaesthesia training at all three Tasmanian Health Service (THS) hospitals. It has between 30-35 positions each year including 4-6 provisional fellowship positions, with a variable number of vacancies.

Positions within the TATP may be either rotational positions or hospital-based positions.

General Information

The TATP is a comprehensive anaesthetic training program compliant with ANZCA’s guidelines and curriculum. It meets all ANZCA’s training requirements. It offers anaesthetic training at all three Tasmanian Health Service (THS) hospitals including the Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH), the Launceston General Hospital (LGH), and the North West Regional Hospital (NWRH).

The TATP is an established anaesthetic training program with consistently strong academic results, high quality training and trainee satisfaction. It offers many advantages:

  • rich clinical experience and ongoing exposure to multiple fields of anaesthetic practice throughout training
  • comprehensive weekly education program for all trainees including a fortnightly state-wide primary teaching session which basic trainees are expected to attend via videoconference
  • excellent recent examination results including Cecil Grey prize winners in the fellowship examination in 2012 and 2016 and Renton prize winners in the primary examination in 2014, 2015 and 2017.
  • growing culture of research and clinical audit
  • opportunities to actively pursue clinical and non-clinical interest
  • diverse trainee backgrounds and interests
  • identification of trainees with a rural interest and development of rural anaesthesia training
  • established overseas anaesthesia links and opportunities
  • collegial, supportive and respectful departments and hospitals
  • diverse and high-quality lifestyle opportunities and experiences for trainees and their families

Anaesthetic Registrar Rotational positions

There are 16 TATP rotational positions state-wide. Trainees appointed to these positions will be offered a commitment of structured training within Tasmania (BTY1-ATY2) over the four years. They will be provided with the appropriate clinical opportunities required to complete all of their training.

In return for this commitment, trainees will be expected to rotate between the three participating THS hospitals including the Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH), the Launceston General Hospital (LGH), and the North West Regional Hospital (NWRH). Rotational trainees spend 50% or more of the four years of training time at the RHH.

Anaesthetic Registrar Hospital-based Positions

Non-rotational positions on the TATP are hospital-based positions. It must be emphasised that hospital-based positions are accredited by ANZCA for Anaesthesia training. During their appointment hospital-based trainees accumulate VOP, clinical experience and have access to examination opportunities and scholar role activities.

A hospital-based position is a fixed-term position usually for 12 months. The TATP does not offer a structured four years of training and will not require this trainee to rotate to the various hospitals in the state. Hospital-based trainees need to re-apply every year for ongoing training positions.

Hospital-based positions may be occupied by Provisional Fellows, trainees who are unsuccessful in achieving a rotational position, non-Anaesthesia Specialty Trainees (i.e. DEM/ICU Registrars on rotation), International Medical Graduate Specialists and GP Anaesthetic trainees through JCCA. Trainees in extended training time (BTYE and ATYE) may apply for hospital positions but their applications will be in competition with other eligible applicants.

Eligible hospital-based trainees may apply for rotational positions as they become available.

For further information please refer to the Doctors in Training information on the Careers webpage: Anaesthetics Registrars


$95,697 to $135,411 per annum


Medical Practitioner Level 5-11 in accordance with the Salaried Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2019


Medical Practitioners (Tasmania State Service) Award

Period of Employment

Fixed term full-time day work (with on-call), working 80 hours per fortnight commencing 31 January 2022 and 30 January 2023.


Royal Hobart Hospital
Launceston General Hospital
North West Regional Hospital


The Anaesthetic Registrar will be involved in routine duties of the Anaesthetic Department as determined by the Director and will work under the supervision and guidance of anaesthesia specialists, in accordance with ANZCA regulations.

Essential Requirements

  • General or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia

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:
a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty
2. Identification check
3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Desirable Requirements

  • At least 24 months of junior medical officer experience.

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

(image) 512828 Anaesthetic Registrar (TATP) MP5-11 (May 2019) HPRNL (2).pdf

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(image) Applicant Guide.pdf

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How do I submit my application?

You are asked to address the selection criteria within the statement of duties and submit an online application. Please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen.

Hard copy applications will not be considered for this campaign.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, add or upload your selection criteria responses, CV and supporting documents. Attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so ensure you have the contact details for three referees before applying.

PLEASE NOTE: Applications submitted by an Agent on behalf of an applicant will not be considered.

For Anaesthetic Registrar position enquiries contact

Royal Hobart Hospital Anaesthetic Administration
[email protected]

For application process enquiries contact

Email: [email protected]

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