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Join a high performing team and a welcoming, vibrant community

  • Join a high performing team focused on quality and innovation
  • Showcase your leadership skills by delivering education programs and potentially taking up an academic post
  • Regain a work-life-balance in a vibrant port city

The Position

Wavelength is looking for a driven Staff Specialist Paediatrician to join a strong Paediatrics Department dedicated to serving North West Tasmania. You will showcase your expertise across a varied caseload and provide your services in inpatient, outpatient, outreach and on-call settings. In this role you will also have the opportunity to shape future Paediatricians through the health services’ comprehensive undergraduate and postgraduate training program. The health service has close ties with a leading university and an academic position may be available for the successful candidate.

The Health Service

You will be working at an innovative and dynamic health service that has a range of facilities to provide the best care for their patients, including two acute hospitals, three district hospitals and seven community health centres. The hospital is a 130 bed community hospital. The health service provides high quality health care and specialist services to a combined catchment area of 100,000 people.

The hospital has a very busy emergency department, as well as obstetric and gynaecology services. There is general surgery and anaesthetics within the hospital and there are extensive outpatient services for a range of subspecialty services many of which are provided by visiting specialists.

The health service has a great sense of community and camaraderie, with strong social and professional networks. They pride themselves on valuing staff and strive to create a positive and friendly working environment.

The Location

Tasmania's North West provides an enviable lifestyle and great career advantages. Here you have it all right on your doorstep - from dramatic coastlines to world class beaches, rugged mountains, highland lakes, and extensive heritage listed wilderness.

Excellent family-friendly facilities, minimal traffic, beautiful beachfronts, growing industries and tourism opportunities are key attractions for newcomers to the region. This is a port city with an industrial past that is now reinventing itself as an artisan hub, with the boutique production of whiskey, cheese, local artworks and furniture.

There is a variety of education and training institutions with several state primary schools, four high schools, a TAFE college and a campus of the University of Tasmania. It offers a huge range of affordable properties with a choice of spacious free-standing homes, units, apartments and rural/residential lifestyle properties.

Essential Criteria

To be successful in applying for this position you will hold Specialist registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and be able to demonstrate a passion for teaching and the ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team.

Looking for an exciting role and to realign your work-life-balance? Contact Androulla now!