Staff Specialist - Clinical and Laboratory Haematology (515818)
Department of Health
Launceston, Launceston & North East TAS
Medical Specialists (Healthcare & Medical) • Government - State (Government & Defence)
Provide a diagnostic and consultative service for inpatients and outpatients in adult and paediatric haematology at the Northern Cancer Service.
Contribute to undergraduate teaching and post graduate teaching.
Undertake quality improvement and research activities.
The Tasmanian Health Service seeks a Haematologist to join the Northern Cancer Service. Although our preference is a dual trained Clinical and Laboratory Haematologist, applications from Clinical Haematologists (FRACP only) will be considered and are invited to apply. The Northern Cancer Service is an integrated cancer service operating across three sites in Northern Tasmania, providing Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology and Haematology services. The position will be based at the W.P. Holman Clinic in Launceston providing inpatient and outpatient care. It will also provide outreach outpatient services to the North West Cancer Centre in Burnie and the Mersey Community Hospital in Latrobe.
Northern Tasmania offer enviable lifestyle with affordable real estate; quality education systems, stress free commuting, exceptional food and wine, a vibrant café and arts culture and all the entertainment and services needed to contribute to a great work/life style balance. Launceston is one of Australia’s oldest cities featuring Colonial and Victorian architecture, public parks and the stunning Cataract gorge only a short walk from the CBD. It also serves as a hub for easy access to several of Tasmania's spectacular Wilderness World Heritage Areas including the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair and Walls of Jerusalem National Parks.
From the pristine wilderness to epicurean adventures to world-class culture, living in Tasmania has so much to offer all wrapped up in a tranquil environment. Be inspired with all the opportunities to live and work on the Apple Isle.
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. The Launceston General Hospital is a major teaching hub for the University of Tasmania's (UTAS) Clinical School.
The team you will be joining is a friendly and motivated team who exhibit a strong culture of collegiality. You can expect to enjoy a high degree of cooperation and cohesion both within the Northern Cancer Service and more broadly across the hospital's various specialities. The Northern Cancer Service remains focused on our values of integrity, innovation, collaboration and compassion. The Service has a clinical trials and research unit, running a range of phase 2 & 3 trials and a rigorous MDT meeting program. The role includes both clinical and laboratory work in addition to various teaching opportunities through trainee support, post graduate teaching, and potential involvement with UTAS.
Details of Appointment
Permanent, full time, day work, position working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing as soon as possible
*notwithstanding hours may 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.
Please note that access to the Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner salary range $234,726 -$247,768 is subject to the successful applicant satisfying the criteria for Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 1, 2 or 3 as outlined in the Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Award
In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available:
Provision of a motor vehicle allowance of $24,346 per annum, pro rata
Communication allowance of $1,903 per annum, pro rata
Continuing Professional Development Allowance of $24,355 per annum, pro rata
Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:
Specialist or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia in a relevant specialty
*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.
Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:
Fellowship of Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia or equivalent
Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians or equivalent
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:
Conviction checks in the following areas:
crimes of violence
sex related offences
serious drug offences
crimes involving dishonesty
Disciplinary action in previous employment check.
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