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Tasmanian Government

Orthopaedic Surgical Fellow (521985)

Tasmanian Health Service

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Position details

Employment Type: Full Time
Region: North
Location:LGH Charles Street, Launceston

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 worker (with on call), working 80 hours per fortnight to commence 5 August 2019  until 3 August 2020. Notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant. Please note, a 6 or 12 month term of employment may be negotiated with the successful applicant.


Medical Practitioner Level 11-13 $119,537 - 138,222 per annum


This position has been established to fulfil a number of targeted activities to improve the delivery of general surgical services to patients at the Launceston General Hospital, THS-Northern Region and to assist in the coordination and training of Surgical Registrars and Resident Medical Officers (RMOs).


Department of Surgery, Launceston General Hospital, Launceston, Tasmania

Essential Requirements

  • General or limited Registration with the Medical Board of Australia
  • 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 

  • Recently gained Fellowship of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) or completion of training for FRACS and waiting to be awarded Fellowship.

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

Download File 522588, 521985 Orthopaedic Surgical Fellow MPRD (Sept 2017) HPNRL.pdf
Download File 522588, 521985 Orthopaedic Surgical Fellow MPRD (Sept 2017) HPNRL.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

For more information

Jonathan Mulford 
(03) 6777 6593

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