Enjoy a balance of engaging and challenging work in a tertiary teaching hospital, with a strong physician training program.
- Accredited Basic Physician Training terms
- Dynamic team environment
- Attractive salary package
This is Tasmania's largest hospital and the major referral centre. It provides acute, sub-acute, mental health, and aged care inpatient and ambulatory services to approximately 249 000 people in the southern Tasmanian region.
The department of General Medicine is the main inpatient medical unit and has 13 Staff Specialists. On average, the department admits 15-20 patients over a 24-hour cycle, and in addition, there are admissions to subspecialty medicine teams, averaging a total of 20-25 admissions per day. The teams are organized into 4 Medical Units; each unit has a Basic Training Registrar and Intern, and 2-3 consultants. There are 8 Advanced Training positions in General Medicine, rotating through General Medicine and other sub-specialty positions such as stroke, respiratory medicine, cardiology, gastroenterology and nephrology.
- As General Medicine Registrar, you will be responsible for the day to day management of private and public inpatients and outpatients within the hospital
- You will attend Specialist ward rounds, undertake procedures as required, and be involved in discharge planning.
- General Medicine Registrar’s will rotate through the Medical Teams, evenings, weekends and nights, and there are options for secondment terms at regional facilities and rotations in Cardiology
- You will provide after-hours cover as the leader of the acute medicine after-hours team, and short-term relief in other areas as required
- You will have involvement in quality assurance and educational activities and provide supervision of Residents, Interns and Medical Students
- There is strong support from the Consultant staff across the hospital, both in General Medicine and in the other sub-specialties
- Competitive salary and allowances
- There is an active teaching program for the Fellowship Examination with regular weekly tutorials, and also in preparation for the clinical examination
- Registrars have 2 weeks of professional development/study leave allowance per year, and 5 weeks of annual leave per year
- A balance of engaging and challenging work with vibrant arts and culture, wilderness experiences, pristine beaches and culinary delights
- Hobart combines heritage charm with a modern lifestyle in a setting of exceptional beauty
- General or limited registration with the Australian Health Practitioner’s Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
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