Visiting Medical Practitioner (518575)


Department of Health
Hospitals & Primary Care - Hospitals Sth
Hospitals Sth - WACS
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Position details

Applications close:

AEST

Award/Classification:

Tasmanian Visiting Medical Practitioners Agreement, Visiting Medical Specialist Level 1 (RUR)

Employment type:

Casual

Region:

South

Location:

Paediatrics RHH

Job description:

The Department of Health is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for a Visiting Medical Practitioner (Paediatrics) vacancy.

The Department of Health is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for a Visiting Medical Practitioner (Paediatrics) vacancy.

The Royal Hobart Hospital is the State’s tertiary referral centre and is also the primary teaching hospital for the University of Tasmania School of Medicine. The Hospital provides most specialist medical services for the region or state.

The Department of Women’s, Adolescent and Children’s Services is a supportive, coherent, and highly functioning team which is motivated to meet the service needs of our community.

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.

Salary

Visiting Medical Specialist L1-L4 $161.67 to $194.30 per hour:

  • exclusive of paid recreation leave, sick leave, conference leave and sabbatical leave entitlements and subject to any increases in remuneration in accordance with the Tasmanian Visiting Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement
  • The hourly rate is commensurate to years of service.

OR

Visiting Medical Specialist L1-L4 (RUR) $187.50 to $225.38 per hour:

  • inclusive of paid recreation leave, sick leave, conference leave and sabbatical leave entitlements and subject to any increases in remuneration in accordance with the Tasmanian Visiting Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement

The hourly rate is commensurate to years of service

Classification

Visiting Medical Specialist Level 1 – Level 4

  • Advancement to the Level 4 salary range is subject to Schedule 1: Guidelines for Progression to VMS Level 4 in the Tasmanian Visiting Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2019

Award

Tasmania Visiting Medical Practitioners Agreement 2019

Period of Employment

Fixed-term, casual, day work, working as and when required, commencing as soon as possible for approximately three (3) years.

*Notwithstanding hours to be negotiated with the successful applicant/s

*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.

Location

Paediatrics, Royal Hobart Hospital.

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Essential Requirements

  • Specialist or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia in a relevant specialty
  • Current Working with Children Registration

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:

  • Crimes of Violence
  • Sex Related Offences
  • Serious Drug Offences
  • Crimes involving dishonesty

2.  Identification check
3.  Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide, Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Statement of Duties

Download File 518575 Visiting Medical Practitioner VMS1 (Dec 2023) WWCR CSU.pdf
Download File 518575 Visiting Medical Practitioner VMS1 (Dec 2023) WWCR CSU.docx

Application Guide

Department of Health - Applicant Guide June 22.pdf
Department of Health - Applicant Guide June 22.docx

What do I submit with my application?

Please ensure your application includes:

  • A current CV
  • 1–2-page application detailing your experience, skills, and knowledge.
  • Qualifications
  • Please note, this is no requirement to address the Selection Criteria.

How do I submit my application?

Apply Online. Please click the "Apply" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered. 

You will be prompted to complete a 1–2-page application detailing your experience, skills, and knowledge.

Attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so ensure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

Please do not send hard copy applications to the contact person.

PLEASE NOTE: Applications submitted by an Agency on behalf of an applicant will not be considered.

For more information, please contact

Dr Michelle Williams
Head of Department – Paediatrics  
Email: michelle.williams@ths.tas.gov.au

Phone: (03) 6166 8308

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