2022 Doctors in Training - Unaccredited General Surgical Registrar

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jun 17, 2021
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants to be considered for vacancies within General Surgical Services.

The Royal Hobart Hospital is the tertiary referral hospital for Tasmania, and the principal teaching hospital for the University of Tasmania Medical School. The Hospital provides most specialist medical services for the region or state.

Much of the clinical work in this role involves managing acute / emergency cases as part of the Department of General Surgery’s Emergency Surgical Unit (ESU). There is also involvement in outpatient and elective services. The RHH Department of General Surgery offers the major sub-specialty areas (colorectal, UGI, HPB, breast, endocrine) and there would be some opportunities for exposure to those fields. During the year there will be a rotation (of ~10 weeks duration) in Paediatric Surgery, and there is some exposure to Vascular Surgery after-hours. There may also be the opportunity to be involved with other teaching and research activities.


$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.


General Surgical Unit, 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/licencesthat 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.

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

(image) Generic Registrar-Senior Registrar MP5-11 (April 2021).pdf
(image) Generic Registrar-Senior Registrar MP5-11 (April 2021) (1).docx
(image) Applicant Guide.pdf
(image) Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

We encourage you to apply online, please click the blueApply Now button.

Please note– hard copy applications will not be considered for this recruitment campaign.

Please ensure your application includes:

  • A current CV
  • A statement addressing the selection criteria
  • Qualifications

For further information regarding these positions please contact:

Jessica van der Molen
General Surgery
[email protected]


Dr Luke Rayner
Head of Department
[email protected]

For further information regarding the application process please contact:

Marita Eccles
Medical Staffing Unit
[email protected]

Please note applications received by an Agency on behalf of an applicant will not be considered for this Campaign.

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