Staff Specialist - Obstetrician and Gynaecologist (502318)


Department of Health
Hospitals & Primary Care - Hospitals NW
North West Regional Hospital
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Position details

Applications close:

AEST

Award/Classification:

Medical Practitioners Agreement 2022, Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 1-11

Employment type:

Full Time

Region:

North West

Location:

North West Regional Hospital

Job description:

We are seeking motivated and experienced Staff Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology to work for the Department of Health across the North West Region

Staff Specialist - Obstetrician and Gynaecologist (502318)

Details of Appointment

Permanent full time, day worker position working 76 hours per fortnight or fractional appointment available.

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant

  • Applicants should note that, for a period of twelve months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

Why Tasmania?

It’s different here.

Life in Tasmania provides a quality work/life balance. Here you can pursue what drives you, both professionally and personally.

Today, as the rest of the world feels increasingly generic, our different-ness – our Tasmanian-ness – is among our most valuable assets. We invite you to be part of this special place, to quietly pursue the extraordinary, whether it be bushwalking, mountain biking or paddock to plate dining.

Tasmanian | The quiet pursuit of the extraordinary

Who Are We Looking For?

We are seeking motivated and experienced Staff Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology to work for the Department of Health across the North West Region. 

The maternity unit, housing the birthing suite and all inpatient maternity patients for the region, is located at North West Private Hospital (NWPH) in Burnie, with antenatal and postnatal services offered at both the NWRH and MCH. There are approximately 1000 births annually and staffing includes experienced midwives. High risk births are managed in conjunction with the Launceston General Hospital (LGH) and Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) supported by the local endocrinology and diabetic teams. The unit is supported by a Level 4 Neonatal Unit and an 8 bed Level 4 Intensive Care Unit. The outreach services are located at picturesque regional centres which include the West Coast District Hospital, Smithton District Hospital and King Island District Hospital and Health Centre.

This position will be attractive to highly skilled and motivated medical professionals who view challenges as opportunities and is driven by a passion to improve healthcare in the complex world of modern health systems. The right applicants will play a key role in developing health care at both patient and system levels. The DoH offers a comprehensive undergraduate and graduate clinical training program, with close ties to the University of Tasmania through the Rural Clinical School.  As such, you will be responsible for providing leadership and help with the delivery of the Undergraduate general medical education program.

Salary

You will have access to salary package a range of benefits including living expenses up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal entertainment each FBT year + other benefits if eligible. 

Base salary points range for Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 1 at $210,000 – Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 11 at $288,000 with further salary increments available.

  • Salary range is in accordance with Medical Practitioners Agreement 2022

In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available, but not limited to: 

  • Allowance in lieu of private practice of 35%
  • North West Recruitment and Retention allowance of 20%
  • Professional Development Allowance of up to $16,000 per annum
  • Fully maintained vehicle or allowance in lieu up to $25,758 per annum
  • Access to relocation and accommodation

What Can We Offer?

  • Contemporary, well equipped work environments
  • Flexible work/life balance
  • Attractive Salary Package
  • Dynamic team environment
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development

Eligibility:

Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Specialist or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia in a relevant specialty
  2. Current Working with Children Registration
  3. Current Driver’s Licence

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:
  1. crimes of violence
  2. sex related offences
  3. serious drug offences
  4. crimes involving dishonesty
  5. serious traffic offences 
  1. Identification check
  2. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Statement of Duties

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.

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Complete the following application form and email your application to the listed contact person including the below form:

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Post your application with the above application form to:

Tasmanian Health Service

Human Resources
Attention Donna Stubbs

PO Box 21
LATROBE  TAS  7307

In order to be considered for this position it is a requirement that you complete a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Applicant Guide

For more information 

Dr Simon Craig

Position: Clinical Lead Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Phone:  (03) 6493 6000
E-mail: simon.craig@ths.tas.gov.au

and

Donna Stubbs  

Phone: 03 6478 5283
Position: Employment Consultant, Medical Services (NW) 
E-mail:  donna.harris@health.tas.gov.au

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