Doctors in Training Recruitment Campaign 2022 - Microbiology & Infectious Diseases Registrar

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jun 7, 2021
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

The Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) is Tasmania's largest hospital providing a full range of tertiary level services for the state. The Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases provides a comprehensive and integrated infectious diseases and clinical microbiology service for the RHH, and outreach services to the North West of the Tasmania. The Department is currently staffed by six staff specialist Infectious Diseases Physicians/ Microbiologists who supervise two Advanced Trainees (in Infectious Diseases and Microbiology) and a dedicated Resident Medical Officer rotated from the Basic Physician Training Scheme.

Dependent on the needs and wishes of the Department's two Advanced Trainees there may be an opportunity to gain up to six months of laboratory experience in microbiology, which is currently approved as Advanced Training by both the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and Pathologists.

This position is accredited for advanced training in Infectious Diseases and/ or Microbiology. It would also be suitable for trainees in General Medicine or other disciplines seeking an elective year in Infectious Diseases.

Applicants may apply for either 12 months of single training, or six months in both specialties.


$95,697 - $135,411 per annum


Medical Practitioner Level 5-11 (Registrar/Senior Registrar)


Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Award

Period of Employment

Fixed term, full time day work, 80 hours per fortnight, commencing 31 January 2022 until 30 January 2023 (24 months negotiable)


Royal Hobart Hospital


  • The Registrar is responsible for the day to day management of private and public inpatients and outpatients within the Hospital and provides after-hours emergency cover at the hospital as determined by the Medical Workforce Unit.

Essential 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 of any new criminal convictions and/or if a registration/licence is revoked, cancelled or has its conditions altered

  • General or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia.
  • Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration (where applicable and as determined by individual position requirements).

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

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) Generic Registrar-Senior Registrar MP5-11 (April 2021) (2).pdf

(image) Generic Registrar-Senior Registrar MP5-11 (April 2021) (1) (5).docx

(image) THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.pdf

(image) THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

You are asked to address the selection criteria within the statement of duties and upload current CV. We encourage you to apply online, please click the blueApply Now button.

Please note: Applications submitted by an Agency on behalf of an applicant will not be considered at this time.

For further enquiries please contact:

Dr Louise Cooley
Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Royal Hobart Hospital
Ph: (03) 6166 8308
email: [email protected]

For further information on the application process please contact:

Marita Eccles
Employment Services Officer
[email protected]

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