Doctors in Training 2025 - Advanced Trainee - General Medicine - Launceston General Hospital - 511902

Department of Health
Hospitals & Primary Care - Hospitals Nth
Launceston General Hospital
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Medical Practitioners Agreement 2022, Medical Practitioner Level 5-11 (Registrar)

Employment type:

Full Time, Multiple FTE - F/T & P/Tpos




General Medicine LGH

Job description:

Responsible for the day to day management of private and public inpatients and outpatients within the allocated site/facility. Provide after-hours emergency as determined by the relevant work unit.

Launceston General Hospital (LGH) is a 400 bed public hospital providing acute care services and is the major referral centre for North and North West regions of Tasmania.  It is a teaching hospital for the University of Tasmania and accredited with the RACP for advanced training in a number of specialties including General Medicine.

During your Advanced Physician Training at the Launceston General Hospital you will be exposed to a wide rage of well supported inpatient and outpatient work.  There are opportunities to rotate to a number of specialties including, Endocrinology, Infectious Disease, Neurology, Stroke, Cardiology and Rehabilitation at advanced training level.

We encourage our trainees to be actively involved in teaching both via the university and with the teaching program for the Basic Physician Trainees.

There is also ample opportunity for research and many of our specialist staff are well published.  We are well supported by the Clifford Craig Foundation with research grants available to successful applicants, including trainees.

Launceston is a one hour flight from Melbourne and in a central and accessible distance to all of Tasmania's environmental wonders.

Fixed Term full time, day worker with on call  position working 76 hours per fortnight with an additional 10 hours of protected training time, commencing from 3rd February 2025 until 1 February 2026

*Negotiation of contracts of up to three years may be applicable"

*notwithstanding hours to be negotiated with the successful applicant

  • 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.


Medical Practitioner Level 5 - 11 $134,930 - $189,005 per annum, pro rata + 11.5% superannuation + access to salary packaging 

  • Salary range is in accordance with Medical Practitioners Agreement 2022
  • Please note this is an Advanced Trainee Position


  • Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:
  • General or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia
  • Current Working with Children Registration 

The Following are qualifications are highly desirable 

  • Successfully completed basic physician training OR
  • RACP peer review (ie been determined approved to work at an AT level by the RACP)

*Registration/licences that are essential requirements of this role must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of these may be checked at any time during employment. It is the employee’s responsibility to ensure that registration/licences remain current and to advise the Employer if their circumstances change. This includes notifying the Employer if a registration/licence is revoked, cancelled or has its conditions altered.

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:
  1. Crimes of violence
  2. sex related offences
  3. serious drug offences
  4. crimes involving dishonesty
  5. serious traffic offences (delete if not required)
  1. Identification check
  2. 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

Applicant Guide

How to Apply

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 outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please note:

  • We do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria in the Statement of Duties.
  • All attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  • Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details of two referees before applying.

For more information 

Telena Kerkham

Position: Director of General Medicine
Phone:  (03) 6777 6777

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