Department of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine
Royal Hobart Hospital
The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from applicants for a Registrar vacancy 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.
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 Stanley 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.
Remunerationis Medical Practitioner Level 10 to 13, $91,442 - $129,391 per annum in accordance with the Salaried Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2017.
The engagement is 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.
The Registrar will be responsible for inpatients and outpatients treated at the Department of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine under the direction of Hyperbaric Specialists. They will participate in an on-call roster for after-hours emergencies.
Hard copy applications will not be considered for this campaign. Click here to apply online and obtain the Statement of Duties: Hyperbaric Registrar
Applicationsclose: 1 September 2019
Vacancy No. 509318