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Registrar - Hyperbaric (509318) - Re-advertised

Tasmanian Health Service
Tasmanian Hlth Service - Southern Region
THS - Sth - Surgical Services

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Position details

Applications close: AEST
Award/Classification:MP Level 5 (Registrar/Snr yr1)
Employment Type: Full Time
Region: South
Location:Hyperbaric Medicine RHH

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from applicants for Registrar vacancies in Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine at Royal Hobart Hospital.

The Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) Department of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine is accredited for ANZCA Diploma of Advanced Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine training, subject to the applicant meeting ANZCA requirements. The position is accredited by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine advanced training as a Special Skills Category A term, and it is also approved by the South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society for the SPUMS DipDHM.

  • Applicants must be fit to dive as per AS/NZS 2299.1 or AS/NZS 4774.2.
  • The ANZCA Diploma of Advanced Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine program requires candidates to be in their Fellowship year or Post- Fellowship.

The Department of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine is the Tasmanian State referral centre for diving emergencies and is the only civilian Recompression Facility in the State.  Tasmania has a population of around 25,000 active divers with 2,000 professional divers.  The Hyperbaric facility conducts over 2,000 patient treatments annually and manages approximately 20-30 cases of decompression illness and 60-80 acute non-decompression emergencies.  The RHH Hyperbaric facility has full critical care capability.

Hyperbaric Specialist, Nursing and Technical Staff are involved in a number of International collaborative research projects and multi-centre randomised trials, and will provide support to successful applicants in undertaking research projects.  Protected time is provided for teaching and attendance at specialty training programs in addition to support to attend the short course in Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine held each year at the Fiona Stanely Hospital in Perth WA.

Specialists at the RHH Department of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine have close links with Tasmanian professional diving industries. There are opportunities for field visits to professional and offshore diving operations whilst working at the facility.

Salary

$91,442 to $129,391 per annum

Classification

Medical Practitioner Level 5-11 in accordance with the Salaried Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2017

Award

Medical Practitioners (Public Sector) Award

Period of Employment

Fixed term full-time day work (with on-call), working 80 hours per fortnight commencing 3 February 2020 until 1 February 2021.

A six or 12 month appointment may be considered. For 6 month appointments, a matching 6 month term is required in Emergency Medicine, and this should be stated in the application. A separate application should also be made for an Emergency Medicine Registrar position at the same time as applying for the Hyperbaric Medicine Registrar position.

Location

Department of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine, Royal Hobart Hospital

Duties

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 Staffing Unit.

Essential Requirements

  • 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.

Download File Generic Registrar (South) MP5-11 (May 2019) HPRNL.pdf

Download File Generic Registrar (South) MP5-11 (May 2019) HPRNL.docx

Download File THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.pdf

Download File THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.docx

What do I submit with my application?

Please ensure your application includes:

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

How do I submit my application?

You are asked to address the selection criteria within the statement of duties and submit an online application.  Please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen.

Hard copy applications will not be considered for this campaign.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, add or upload your selection criteria responses, CV and supporting documents.  Attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so ensure you have the contact details for three referees before applying.

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

For more information contact

Clinical Professor David Smart or Clinical Associate Professor David Cooper
Heads of Department - Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine
Phone:  (03) 6166 8193
Email:   david.smart@ths.tas.gov.au or david.cooper@ths.tas.gov.au

For recruitment process enquiries contact

Medical Workforce Unit
Ph:  (03) 6166 6033
Email:  medical.recruitment@ths.tas.gov.au

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