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Emergency Department Career Medical Officer

Get the career and lifestyle you deserve with this fantastic opportunity

  • Enjoy an attractive salary and flexible roster
  • Achieve your ACEM Certificate with the support of the team
  • Region with a rich history, rugged coastlines and welcoming community

The Position

Wavelength are exclusively recruiting for a number of outstanding CMO roles in Tasmania. This is an opportunity to work in a supportive team, furthering your career in a stunning location, whilst making a real difference to the community.

Working alongside the Director, Staff Specialists and other Career Medical Officers you will help to ensure the Emergency Department runs to the highest of standards. With an average of 70 presentations per day, you will support the clinical care of patients via planning, supervising and arranging appropriate clinical investigations. You will also liaise with and maintain good communication with all areas and disciplines within the health service, along with assisting with the supervision of day to day tasks undertaken by junior doctors.

Roles offer excellent remuneration packages (depending on experience) including relocation assistance, continuing professional development and superannuation allowance. There are significant training opportunities to further your career as well.

This opportunity supports a real work / life balance and part-time options will also be considered.

The Hospital
This 60 bed hospital provides general and specialist services to a population of approximately 116,000 people.  The 24 hour Emergency Department sees around 26,000 presentations each year, with an average of 70 patients being seen per day. The admission rate is 15% of which half are short stay admission and transfers to other higher facilities.
The hospital also offers inpatient services, 23 hours general and orthopedic surgery and a vast array of outpatient services. It is a hospital owned and funded by the Australian Government and with this agreement in place it has undergone major refurbishment, increased its levels of staffing plus purchased new equipment.

The Location
Tasmania is known as a place of wild and beautiful landscapes and this town is no different. The climate is temperate, the atmosphere is welcoming and the people are pleasant and friendly. Time off can be spent hopping between vineyards, taking an adventurous trek across one of the nearby mountains, enjoying the rugged coastline or simply packing a picnic of local produce and enjoying the surrounding gardens, parklands and nature reserves.

In terms of amenities, you can make the most of the local cafes and restaurants as well as having access to recreational facilities such as the local swimming pool or convention centre.  Your calendar will become filled with local social events or weekly clubs to meet your own and your families’ interests. As for housing, options are affordable and varied including town houses or country homes and the education system is of a high quality with access to a range of public and private schools.

Essential Criteria
Along with the ACEM certificate, diploma or equivalent you will have AHPRA General Registration or be eligible for registration. If you do not currently have the ACEM certificate, you will be willing to work towards it. You will have a solid understanding of emergency medicine with experience in Australia or from a country with a comparable health care system.

This opportunity will see you working within a supportive health service, in a stunning location which encourages a great work-life balance. For more information please apply now or contact Carol for a no-obligation discussion today on +61 2 8353 9023 or email

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