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Doctors in Training 2022 -Neurology-Stroke Senior Registrar/Fellow

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

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Position details

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

The Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) is the tertiary referral hospital for Tasmania, and the principal teaching hospital for the University of Tasmania Medical School.  The Hospital provides most specialist medical services for the state, and is conveniently located in the central city, with easy access to all services and Hobart’s waterfront and inner suburbs.

The Department of Neurology at RHH is fully accredited for neurology training, and provides management of 16-20 neurology and stroke inpatients, plus serves a wide range of subspecialty clinics and neurophysiology services.  We provide a rewarding and supportive training environment, with regular protected teaching sessions and financially supported professional development.  Further information on the department is available at

Note that prospective first and second year core advanced trainees in neurology need to apply for two RHH positions through the match process co-ordinated by ANZAN – see

The information and application links here are for two elective/final year senior registrar/fellow positions at RHH, including:

1. A neuroimmunology/multiple sclerosis and neuromuscular/neurophysiology fellowship - this position includes multiple outpatient clinics and NCS/EMG sessions per week, aiming to achieve subspecialisation in these fields and level 2 NCS/EMG proficiency. 

Further information on this position is available at ANZAN positions vacant –[1].pdf

2. A neurology-stroke position reserved for final year trainees/fellows, representing a more general and mixed year for trainees wishing to extend and consolidate their core training, or gain additional experience in certain areas.  It includes a mix of subspecialty clinics, neurophysiology and stroke work, with the ability to tailor subspecialty and neurophysiology outpatient work in particular. 

Further information will soon be available at ANZAN positions vacant –

These positions are well funded by the Commonwealth STP program and are for registrars completing physician training with the RACP in Australia and therefore are not available to overseas applicants seeking a single year of practice in Australia. 


$95,697 - $135,411 per annum 


Medical Practitioner Level 5-11 (Senior Registrar/Registrar) 


Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Award

Period of Employment

Fixed term full-time day work (part time hours may be considered) working 80 hours per fortnight commencing 31 January 2022 until 30 January 2023.  


Department of Neurology, Royal Hobart Hospital

Outreach clinics are also performed at Department of Neurology, Launceston General Hospital 


1. The neuroimmunology/neuromuscular senior registrar/fellow will work under supervision in outpatient clinics in these fields, and perform NCS/EMG studies for both inpatients and outpatients. The fellow will also be expected to undertake on call duties after hours for inpatients and emergency patients, expected to be on a 1 in 5 basis in 2022.

2. The neurology/stroke senior registrar/fellow will work in terms across the year, including 3 x 4-month terms concentrating in stroke, neurology inpatients and neurology outpatients.  EEG and EP reporting and performance of NCS/EMG will operate throughout the year. The advanced trainee will also be expected to undertake on call duties after hours for inpatients and emergency patients, expected to be on a 1 in 5 basis in 2022.

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

Highly Desirable Requirements

  • Two years of relevant clinical experience (i.e. two years of neurology advanced training).
  • High level English language oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Eligibility and commitment to undertake training with RACP

Download the Statement of Duties & Associated Documents

Download File Generic Registrar-Senior Registrar MP5-11 (April 2021) (8).pdf

Download File Generic Registrar-Senior Registrar MP5-11 (April 2021) (1) (10).docx

Functional Statements specific to each position

Download FileFunction Statement - Neurology-Stroke Senior Registrar-Fellow v1.pdf

Download FileFunction Statement - Neurology-Stroke Senior Registrar-Fellow v1.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 cover letter outlining why you seek the job, your relevant experience to date and any other information that addresses the desirable requirements above
  • Qualifications

How do I submit my application?

Please click the blue Apply now button on this screen - you will be prompted to complete an online application form and upload your CV, cover letter and supporting documents.  Attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application - please ensure you have the correct contact details for a minimum of two referees before submitting your application. Referees will be contacted by the interview panel and/or the medical workforce unit where required.


  • You may apply for one or both of the above positions.  If you are applying for both positions, please make clear your respective preferences as 1 and 2.
  • Overseas trained applicants who are not completing training with the RACP will not be considered for this recruitment.

  • Applications received by an Agency on behalf of an applicant will not be considered for this recruitment campaign. 
  • Additional information if required is available by contacting the following staff specialists:

Dr Dean Jones, Director of Neurology – for general and departmental information

Dr Michael Dreyer – for information on neurophysiology/neuroimmunology program associated with both positions

Professor Bruce Taylor – for information on clinical attachments and research opportunities in multiple sclerosis

For further information on the application process if required, please contact:

Marita Eccles
Medical Workforce Unit

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