2022 Doctors in Training - Registrar /Senior Registrar/Transitional Fellow - Intensive Care Medicine

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jun 21, 2021
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

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.

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for Intensive Care Unit.

Department of Critical Care Medicine (DCCM) is Tasmania’s only adult tertiary referral intensive care unit. DCCM has 23 beds with more than 1500 admission per year, and high acuity. The broad case mix includes cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, major trauma and burns, complex medical, surgical and haematology and oncology patients.

There is a range of training opportunities available as outlined below.

  • Registrar
  • Senior Registrar
  • Transitional Fellow

For further information on these positions please refer to the Doctors in Training information pages on the DHHS Career Website –

RHH Registrars - ICU | Careers (dhhs.tas.gov.au)


$95,697 to $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 (part time hours may be considered) working 80 hours per fortnight commencing 31 January 2022 until 30 January 2023. The ICU medical staff are on a shift work roster, and may be required to work rostered overtime, as necessary. There is also an on-call roster for sick leave, which all junior medical staff are required to take part in.

(Two-year appointment may be considered in special circumstances following negotiations).


Intensive Care Unit, Royal Hobart Hospital


The Registrar is responsible for admission and day-to-day management of Intensive Care Unit patients under direction and supervision of the Intensive Care Specialist. ICU medical staff also provide ward emergency cover through the RHH MET System.

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

Highly Desirable Requirements (Senior Registrar & Transitional Fellow)

A minimum of three years relevant clinical experience

At least 24 months recent experience in Intensive Care Medicine

Completion of CICM Primary Examination

Completed or near completion of the final examination for Fellowship of the College of Intensive Care Medicine or equivalent qualification

Applicants with Fellowship in another relevant specialty, and with suitable prior critical care experience will also be considered for Senior Registrar posts

  • Transitional Fellow positions must fulfil CICM essential criteria


Highly Desirable Requirements (Registrar)

  • 3 or more years full time equivalent post-graduate hospital medical experience
  • Interest or experience in Acute care specialties
  • Demonstrated high level English language oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience and/or formal training in ultrasound-guided vascular access procedures
  • Completion of formal resuscitation training courses such as ALS, EMST, APLS or other similar courses
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and constructively in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Some positions are for CICM advanced trainees, however these positions are suitable for those interested in careers in Anaesthesia or Emergency Medicine

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

What do I submit with my application?

Please ensure your application includes:

  • A current CV
  • A Cover Letter outlining why you want the job, why you are suitable and any other information that addresses the desirable requirements above
  • Copy of Qualifications

How do I submit my application?

Please click the blueApply now button - you will be prompted to complete an online application form and upload your CV, cover letter and supporting documents. Attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Applications submitted by an Agent on behalf of an applicant will not be considered for this recruitment.

Additional information if required is available by contacting the following Consultants –

Dr Jon Buckmaster, CICM Supervisor of Training
[email protected]

Dr David Rigg, ICU Recruitment
[email protected]

Dr Allan Beswick, ICU Recruitment
[email protected]

For further information on the application process if required, please contact:

Marita Eccles
Medical Staffing Unit
Email: [email protected]

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