Following an announcement by the Tasmanian Government, a Public Health Direction was issued on 10 September 2021 requiring that all Health Workers are vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.
Applicants for any position within the Department of Health must be prepared to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment.
The Department of Health is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for a Head of Department - General Medicine vacancy.
The Head of Department General Medicine provides leadership to the Department of General Medicine, working under the governance of the Clinical and Nursing Directors of the Acute Medical Stream.
The General Medical team is a dynamic team who provide the clinical care for the largest cohort of unscheduled care in the Royal Hobart Hospital.
The applicant must demonstrate appropriate leadership skills and the ability to work within in a multi-disciplinary team environment.
A remuneration package comprising the Agreement base salary, relevant allowances and other entitlements will be negotiated with the successful applicants dependent on clinical experience and seniority.
Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 1 to Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 3 in accordance with the Salaried Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2019
Medical Practitioners (Public Sector) Award
Period of Employment
Permanent part-time day work, working 38 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible.
Department of General Medicine, Royal Hobart Hospital
Operational Management Skills:
Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:
It is the Employee’s responsibility to notify an Employer of any new criminal convictions during the course of their employment with the Department.
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
Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.
Statement of Duties:
What do I submit with my application?
Please ensure your application includes:
How do I submit my application?
You will be prompted to complete an online application form, complete/upload your selection criteria responses and attach your resume. Please note that 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 for two referees before applying.
PLEASE NOTE: Applications submitted by an Agency on behalf of an applicant will be considered.
For more information contact
Dr Paul MacIntyre
Clinical Director – Acute Medical
Mobile: 0407 153 827
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