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Registrar/ Senior Registrar Palliative Care – Tasmanian Health


Registrar/ Senior Registrar Palliative Care – Tasmanian Health Clerical & AdministrativeHealthcare & Medical

$95,697 - $135,411 Tasmania

Registrar/ Senior Registrar (526162) Palliative Care

Department of Health
Hospitals North/North West
Primary Health North

Applications must be submitted by Saturday 14 August, 2021 11:55 PM

Position details

Applications close:
Saturday 14 August, 2021 11:55 PM AEST
MP Level 5 (Registrar/Snr yr1)
Employment Type:
Full Time
LGH Charles Street, Launceston

The Tasmanian Health Service is an innovative and dynamic organisation dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of our community. We are committed to providing the highest levels of healthcare and services.

Hours/Period of Appointment

Fixed term, full time, day working 80 hours per fortnight to commence from 5 September 2021 to 5 March 2022. Consideration of extending this appointment may be considered.


Medical Practitioner Level 5 – 11 $95,697 – $135, 411 per annum


  • Admission and care of patients and liaison with Specialist Medical Staff regarding patients.
  • Attend Specialist ward rounds and record all decisions made in the medical history.
  • Timely response to calls by members of the patient’s care team.
  • Ensure that consultations occur when requested.
  • Interact with families or carers of patients.
  • Accurate and timely recording of drugs and treatment.
  • Undertake procedures as required.
  • Accurate, comprehensive and contemporaneous recording in the medical record including progress notes each day.
  • Discharge planning.
  • Provide Discharge Summary compliant with policy (or the appropriate standards) to ensure safe clinical handover to community-based care providers.
  • Provide after-hours cover as directed and short-term relief in other areas as required by the employer.
  • Involvement in Quality Assurance activities.
  • Involvement in educational activities or evidence of further self-directed learning as per registration requirements.
  • Supervision of Residents, Interns and Medical Students.
  • Actively participate in and contribute to the organisation’s Quality & Safety and Work Health & Safety processes, including the development and implementation of safety systems, improvement initiatives and related training, ensuring that quality and safety improvement processes are in place and acted upon.
  • The incumbent can expect to be allocated duties, not specifically mentioned in this document, that are within the capacity, qualifications and experience normally expected from persons occupying positions at this classification level.

Location: Launceston General Hospital – Palliative Care North

Essential Requirements

  • General or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia
  • Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration
  • Refer to SoD for further essential 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.

Desirable Requirements

  • Current Driver’s Licence

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

How to apply
Complete the following application form and email your application to the listed contact person including the below form:

Post your application with the above application form to:

Tasmanian Health Service
Human Resources and Organisational Development
PO Box 1963