Registrar – Hyperbaric

Full Time

Position details
Applications close: Sunday 31 March, 2019 11:55 PM AEST
Award/Classification: MP Level 5 (Registrar/Snr yr1)
Employment Type: Full Time
Region: South
Location: Hyperbaric Medicine RHH
The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from applicants for a Registrar vacancy in Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine at Royal Hobart Hospital.

The Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) Department of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine is accredited for ANZCA Diploma of Advanced Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine training, subject to the applicant meeting ANZCA requirements. The position is accredited by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine advanced training as a Special Skills Category A term, and it is also approved by the South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society for the SPUMS DipDHM.

Applicants must be fit to dive as per AS/NZS 2299.1 or AS/NZS 4774.2.
The ANZCA Diploma of Advanced Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine program requires candidates to be in their Fellowship year or Post- Fellowship.
The Department of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine is the Tasmanian State referral centre for diving emergencies and is the only civilian Recompression Facility in the State. Tasmania has a population of around 25,000 active divers with 2,000 professional divers. The Hyperbaric facility conducts over 2,000 patient treatments annually and manages approximately 20-30 cases of decompression illness and 60-80 acute non-decompression emergencies. The RHH Hyperbaric facility has full critical care capability.

Hyperbaric Specialist, Nursing and Technical Staff are involved in a number of International collaborative research projects and multi-centre randomised trials, and will provide support to successful applicants in undertaking research projects. Protected time is provided for teaching and attendance at specialty training programs in addition to support to attend the short course in Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine held each year at Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney.

Specialists at the RHH Department of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine have close links with Tasmanian professional diving industries. There are opportunities for field visits to professional and offshore diving operations whilst working at the facility.

Salary
$89,649 to $125,854 per annum

Classification
Medical Practitioner Level 5-11 in accordance with the Salaried Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2017

Award
Medical Practitioners (Public Sector) Award

Period of Employment
Fixed term full-time day work (with on-call), working 80 hours per fortnight commencing 5 August 2019 for a period of 6 or 12 months.

Location
Department of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine, Royal Hobart Hospital

Duties
The Registrar will be responsible for inpatients and outpatients treated at the Department of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine under the direction of Hyperbaric Specialists. They will participate in an on-call roster for after-hours emergencies.

Essential Requirements
General or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia
Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration (where applicable and as determined by individual position 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

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

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