Consultant in General Medicine

Consultant/Specialist - Tasmania, Australia

Ref: 552Wednesday 20 March 2024

Up to $600k plus additional entitlements.

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Spinner Medical Recruitment acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands and waters of Australia and the Torres Strait. We acknowledge them as the first inhabitants of Australia and the traditional custodians of the lands. We also pay our respects to Elders past and present.



The Tasmanian wage agreement allows for a package of up to $600k pa plus additional allowances and benefits, based on years of experience as a consultant. 


Compensation highlights include:


  • Leading base salary figure.
  • Private practice allowance. 
  • Fully maintained vehicle. 
  • Professional Development Allowance of $16,000 per annum.
  • On call allowance % of Base Salary.
  • Superannuation of 11.5%.
  • All other allowances as per current Award.
  • Salary sacrifice, FBT benefits etc. 




Community highlights


  • Wonderful and affordable housing options, including in the CBD or in family-friendly neighborhoods. 
  • Average house price is $850k compared to >$1m in Melbourne.
  • Excellent state and private schools.
  • University of Tasmania.
  • Plenty of options for shopping, dining, sporting clubs and entertainment.
  • Beautiful scenery and a variety of outdoor recreation—enjoy hiking, biking, golfing, fishing, and much more
  • An array of amenities, including a busy domestic airport and professional sports.




The Royal Hobart Hospital and Department of General Medicine is seeking interest from suitably qualified (FRACP) applicants for the post of Consultant in General Medicine. They're looking for physicians passionate about holistic general medicine, teaching and mentoring junior medical staff, and contributing to quality improvement in a growing general medicine department. Here, you will contribute to the provision of high-quality inpatient and outpatient care to public and private patients in General Medicine.

The hospital is Tasmania’s largest hospital and major referral centre. As the major clinical teaching and research centre, it collaborates with the University and other institutions, providing excellent inpatient and ambulatory care to the 250,000-strong population of southern Tasmania. General medicine is the largest inpatient department in the hospital with excellent sub-specialty support and opportunities for clinicians to be involved in research, clinical redesign, and quality improvement. Specialists are actively involved in the training of basic and advanced physician trainees and the supervision of international medical graduates. This is an excellent opportunity to become part of an evolving department and contribute to positive change.



Duties include


  • Contribute to the department's after hours and weekend roster.
  • Provide leadership to medical, nursing, and allied health staff and foster interdisciplinary teamwork.
  • Be actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, as well as trainee and IMG supervision and mentoring
  • Be involved in research and undertake quality improvement activities.
  • Actively support and participate in service development to improve current services and develop new services in the Department of General Medicine.


Selection criteria includes


  • Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) in General and Acute Medicine OR SIMG assessed as substantially comparable by RACP.
  • Experience in general medicine inpatient and outpatient settings. 
  • Willingness to participate in internal education programs.
  • Willingness to initiate and participate in clinical governance projects.
  • First class communication skills.


For more information please get in touch - call, message or email -  with leading Australian medical recruiter Alasdair Spinner.

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