Resident Medical Officer (502332) 2021 Commencement

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jun 7, 2021
Medicine Flexible

Job Description:

The role:

Please refer to the Statement of Duties for a full list of duties.

The hospital:

The Tasmanian Health Service – North West Region encompasses two hospitals, the North West Regional Hospital in Burnie and the Mersey Community Hospital in Latrobe. We are currently seeking applications for Resident Medical Officers to work across both hospitals.

The Resident Medical Officer is responsible for the day to day management of private and public inpatients and outpatients within the Hospital (or rural facility). Provide after-hours emergency cover as determined by the relevant work unit.

The North-West Coast is a beautiful and accessible part of Tasmania with the opportunity for work life balance above what is afforded in larger cities.

Applicants who have limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia are eligible to apply for these positions.

Please note these positions are for commencement in 2021, and are separate from the 2022 campaign.

Details of Appointment:

Multiple Fixed Term Full Time day worker (with on-call) positions working 76 hours per fortnight

Salary: $76,003-$85,678 per annum + 9.5% superannuation + access to salary packaging

What's on offer:


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
    • crimes of violence
    • sex related offences
    • serious drug offences
    • crimes involving dishonesty
  2. Identification check
  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Desirable Requirements:

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide and Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Applicant Guide

How to apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please note:

For more information (Contact Officer)

Shauna Cole

E-mail: [email protected]

Position: Team Leader - Medical Staffing l Consultant - Statewide WBA Program (Acting)

Important information

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Department of Health provides a high quality, safe and sustainable health services system for all Tasmanians. It is actively engaged in positive reforms to provide care and services for patients and clients in the best possible way through an integrated system that is people focused and supports individuals and communities to be active in their own health and wellbeing management. Our commitment is to work together with patients, clients, partners, and the community.

The Department of Health values workforce diversity and recognises the value each person offers which is shaped by their unique characteristics, background, experiences, knowledge, skills, values and perspectives.

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