Staff Specialist - Emergency Medicine

  • Tasmanian Health Service
  • North West Regional Hospital and Mersey Community Hospital
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Details of Appointment 

Multiple permanent full time shift worker positions working 76 hours per fortnight. 

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.

Who Are We Looking For?

We are seeking a motivated and experienced Staff Specialists in Emergency Medicine, who will work as part of the Department of Emergency Medicine across Tasmania’s North West Region. Servicing a population of approximately 116,000, the Staff Specialist provides specialist emergency medical care to patients attending the Department of Emergency Medicine at the North West Regional Hospital (NWRH) and Mersey Community Hospital (MCH).

The NWRH and MCH Emergency Departments (ED), have approximately 30,000 presentations annually and treat a broad range of patients. The NWRH is the regional trauma centre with a 25% admission rate. The MCH is a sub-acute hospital with limited services and a 15% admission rate. The MCH is staffed with both FACEM and FACRRM.

The NWRH ED is accredited by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine for 24 months of training with an application for year 4 training currently in process. The Emergency Department at MCH is accredited for emergency medicine certificate and diploma courses.

Fellows of the Australian College for Rural and Remote Medicine and Fellows of the Australian College of General Practitioners with skills and qualifications in Emergency Medicine, ideally the ED Diploma, are encouraged to apply. There are multiple clinical support portfolios that include quality and safety, education, ultrasound and EMET.

This position will be attractive to highly skilled and motivated medical professionals who view challenges as opportunities and are 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.


A remuneration package comprising the Agreement base salary, relevant allowances and other entitlements will be negotiated with the successful applicant dependent on clinical experience and seniority.

 What Can We Offer?

  • Contemporary, well equipped work environments
  • Flexible work/life balance
  • Attractive Salary Package
  • Dynamic team environment
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Conjoint appointment with UTAS RCS
  • Part time appointment

 Essential Requirements

  • Specialist or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia in a relevant speciality
  • Current Driver’s Licence
  • Pre-employment Checks

How to Apply

Please visit our website

For More Information

Donna Stubbs  

Position: Employment Consultant, Medical Services (NW) 
Phone: 03 6478 5283
E-mail:  [email protected]

Make It Tasmania is your link to the state to sample our lifestyle, unique places, culture, fabulous food, affordable housing, jobs and business opportunities, please visit http://www.makeittasmania.com.au

Applications close 21 August 2022

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