Registrar/ Senior Registrar (526162) Palliative Care

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Sep 2, 2021
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

The Tasmanian Health Service is an innovative and dynamic organisation dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of our community. We are committed to providing the highest levels of healthcare and services.

Hours/Period of Appointment

Fixed term, full time, day working 80 hours per fortnight to commence as soon as possible until 6 FEBRUARY 2022. Notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant.


Medical Practitioner Level 5 - 11 $95,697 - $135,411 per annum


1. Admission and care of patients and liaison with Specialist Medical Staff regarding patients.

2. Attend Specialist ward rounds and record all decisions made in the medical history.

3. Timely response to calls by members of the patient’s care team.

4. Ensure that consultations occur when requested.

5. Interact with families or carers of patients.

6. Accurate and timely recording of drugs and treatment.

7. Undertake procedures as required.

8. Accurate, comprehensive and contemporaneous recording in the medical record including progress notes each day.

9. Discharge planning.

10. Provide Discharge Summary compliant with policy (or the appropriate standards) to ensure safe clinical handover to community-based care providers.

11. Provide after-hours cover as directed and short-term relief in other areas as required by the employer.

12. Involvement in Quality Assurance activities.

13. Involvement in educational activities or evidence of further self-directed learning as per registration requirements.

14. Supervision of Residents, Interns and Medical Students.

15. Actively participate in and contribute to the organisation’s Quality & Safety and Work Health & Safety processes, including the development and implementation of safety systems, improvement initiatives and related training, ensuring that quality and safety improvement processes are in place and acted upon.

16. The incumbent can expect to be allocated duties, not specifically mentioned in this document, that are within the capacity, qualifications and experience normally expected from persons occupying positions at this classification level.

Location: Palliative Care North

Essential Requirements

  • General or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia
  • Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration.
  • 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

  • Current Driver’s Licence

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

(image) 526162 Registrar-Senior Registrar Palliative Care North MP5-11 (July 2021) WWCT HR.pdf
(image) 526162 Registrar-Senior Registrar Palliative Care North MP5-11 (July 2021) WWCT HR.docx
THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.pdf
THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

Online applications are preferred, please click the blue Apply Now button. If you apply online please do not send a hard copy application as well.


Complete the following application form and email your application to the listed contact person including the below form:
Application for Employment (PDF).pdf
Application for Employment (Word).docx


Post your application with the above application form to:

Tasmanian Health Service
Human Resources and Organisational Development
PO Box 1963

In order to be considered for this position it is a requirement that you address the selection criteria which are located in the Statement of Duties.

For more information

Kristen Aylmer
NUM - Palliative Care North
(03) 6777 4544

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