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Staff Specialist - Respiratory Medicine

Challis Recruitment - Hobart, TAS

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin


Full Job Description

Our client in the beautiful Tasmania is seeking an experienced Respiratory Medicine Consultant to join their team.

Fast Facts:
The Hospital is a modern 160-bed facility that provides high quality healthcare and specialist services
Servicing a population of approximately 116,000, the Staff Specialist provides specialist emergency medical care to patients in the region
Some of Tasmania's prettiest cities and towns sit right on the water's edge on the scenic North West coast, each with their own unique attractions and relaxed seaside atmosphere.
Excellent salary package and employee benefits

The Position:
The hospital is seeking a motivated and experienced Staff Specialist in Respiratory Medicine, who will work as part of the Department of Medicine across the North West Region. Servicing a population of approximately 116,000, the Tasmanian Health Service - North West has major sites located approximately 50km apart. The Tasmanian Health Service - North West provides both acute and sub-acute general medicine services including a large outpatient service. This position will be attractive to highly skilled and motivated medical professionals who views 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.

The Tasmanian Health Service offers a comprehensive undergraduate and graduate clinical training program, with close ties to the University of Tasmania through the Rural Clinical School. As such, you will be responsible for providing leadership and help with the delivery of the Undergraduate general medical education program.

What can they offer?

Flexible work/life balance
Attractive Salary Package
Dynamic team environment
Commitment to ongoing professional development

The Hospital:
The hospital is a modern 160-bed facility that provides high quality healthcare and specialist services to North West Tasmania and King Island. It offers services in medical, surgical and allied health specialties through inpatient and outpatient departments. The hospital caters for the emergency resuscitation, surgery and intensive care of most trauma patients and other medical conditions.

The department of Medicine has a team of seven general medicine physicians across the region currently providing general medicine services. Three of the physicians have subspecialty interests in respiratory medicine, geriatrics and stroke medicine.

The two hospitals both have busy emergency and general surgical departments. Both Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Paediatrics primary located at one site with outpatient services at both sites. There are anaesthetic services provided at both sites however primarily based at one site. A busy orthopaedic service as well. An expanding rehabilitation service is presently located in a purpose-built unit at the NWRH with a new unit at the MCH due to open in March. There are extensive outpatient services for a range of subspecialty services many of which are provided by visiting specialists from Launceston General Hospital, Royal Hobart Hospital and major hospitals in Victoria. There is also an eight bed Intensive Care unit located on site. Onsite support services in pathology, imaging and pharmacy are extensive.

The University of Tasmania Rural Clinical School is located on campus at the hospital. The North West Region participates in a comprehensive undergraduate and graduate clinical training program with the Rural Clinical School. It is anticipated that the appointee will have significant involvement in the delivery of the Undergraduate General Medicine education program. THS - North West Region has a close working relationship with the University of Tasmania and it is anticipated that the successful candidate would have the opportunity to be appointed to a University academic position. The seniority of the University appointment would be negotiated separately with the University.

The Location:
Full of colour and flavour, Tasmania's North West is the gateway to some of Tasmania's most beautiful natural places. Exploring the North West you'll find classic coastal drives, food trails, stunning national parks and beautiful nature reserves.

The rugged and beautiful North West Coast of Tasmania is a tourist mecca, has a strong agricultural sector, and a developing innovative industrial sector. Air and sea transport options in the North West are both very accessible, so visiting the rest of Tasmania, as well as mainland Australia, is very easy. Air travel from Devonport to Melbourne is less than one hour and relatively inexpensive. The Tasmanian housing market is very attractive to both families and investors, as house prices are significantly lower than on mainland Australia.

The population of the area is approximately 116,000 within a total Tasmanian population of around 500,000. There's a wealth of stories here too, with great museums and significant Aboriginal heritage sites, while the region's creative spirit is showcased in the many art galleries, public artworks, artisan shops and markets found along the North West coast.

Tasmania's North West is also home to Cradle Mountain, one of Tasmania's most visited icons, offering amazing nature experiences including forest adventures, great walks - easy and hard - and some of the best scenery in the world.

Whichever way you explore the region, there's no shortage of great places to stay, eat and enjoy in Tasmania's North West.

To Apply

Should you be interested in this exciting position please simply email a copy of your most up to date CV to charlie@challisrecruitment.com.au or please contact me for further information and a confidential discussion on 0401 738 366.

Alternatively, simply click APPLY to start your confidential contact regarding this exciting role.

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All medical seniorities and levels of clinical experience (junior doctors through to Specialists/GPs)
All contract types from Locum, Fixed Term through to Permanent Public Hospitals, Private Hospitals and General Practice(s)

Therefore, no matter what you or your colleagues wish to achieve with your medical careers, we are eager to help. Please don't hesitate to contact us with any queries about this or any other medical opportunities in Australasia.

Why Choose Challis?

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Hobart, TAS

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical


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