Staff Specialist - Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

  • Tasmanian Health Service
  • North West Regional Hospital, Brickport Road, Burnie TAS, Australia
Full time Specialist Position

Job Description

Details of Appointment

Permanent full time, day worker position working 76 hours per fortnight or fractional appointment available.

Why Tasmania?

It’s different here.

Life in Tasmania provides a quality work/life balance. Here you can pursue what drives you, both professionally and personally.

Today, as the rest of the world feels increasingly generic, our different-ness – our Tasmanian-ness – is among our most valuable assets. We invite you to be part of this special place, to quietly pursue the extraordinary, whether it be bushwalking, mountain biking or paddock to plate dining.

Tasmanian | The quiet pursuit of the extraordinary

Who Are We Looking For?

We are seeking motivated and experienced Staff Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology to work for the Department of Health across the North West Region. 

The maternity unit, housing the birthing suite and all inpatient maternity patients for the region, is located at North West Private Hospital (NWPH) in Burnie, with antenatal and postnatal services offered at both the NWRH and MCH. There are approximately 1000 births annually and staffing includes experienced midwives. High risk births are managed in conjunction with the Launceston General Hospital (LGH) and Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) supported by the local endocrinology and diabetic teams. The unit is supported by a Level 4 Neonatal Unit and an 8 bed Level 4 Intensive Care Unit. The outreach services are located at picturesque regional centres which include the West Coast District Hospital, Smithton District Hospital and King Island District Hospital and Health Centre.

This position will be attractive to highly skilled and motivated medical professionals who view 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 DoH 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.


You will have access to salary package a range of benefits including living expenses up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal entertainment each FBT year + other benefits if eligible. 

Base salary points range for Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 1 at $210,000 – Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 11 at $288,000 with further salary increments available.

  • Salary range is in accordance with Medical Practitioners Agreement 2022

In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available, but not limited to: 

  • Allowance in lieu of private practice of 35%
  • North West Recruitment and Retention allowance of 20%
  • Professional Development Allowance of up to $16,000 per annum
  • Fully maintained vehicle or allowance in lieu up to $25,758 per annum
  • Access to relocation and accommodation

What Can We Offer?

  • Contemporary, well equipped work environments
  • Flexible work/life balance
  • Attractive Salary Package
  • Dynamic team environment
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development

For more information and how to apply please visit our website www.jobs.tas.gov.au

For further enquires please contact:

Dr Simon Craig

Position: Clinical Lead Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Phone:  (03) 6493 6000
E-mail: simon.craig@ths.tas.gov.au


Donna Stubbs  

Phone: 03 6478 5283
Position: Employment Consultant, Medical Services (NW) 
E-mail:  donna.harris@health.tas.gov.au

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