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Emergency Medicine Consultant

Career, salary and lifestyle - you can have it all with this opportunity

  • Continued education and research encouraged for career development
  • Generous package of benefits, including relocation allowance
  • Beautiful natural surrounds and a city voted number 1 for family friendliness

The Position

Wavelength are exclusively recruiting for a number of Emergency Medicine Consultant roles in a dynamic department, in Launceston, Tasmania. This is an exceptional opportunity to work with an innovative and supportive team and in a location that supports a true work/life balance.

Roles offer excellent remuneration packages – including relocation assistance, vehicle allowance, private patient plan and generous professional development.

Providing specialist medical care to all attending patients, you will report to the Director of Emergency Medicine whilst managing registrars, junior staff and undergraduates in a supervisory and clinical manner. You will make sure the department runs to the highest of standards and that the clinical care of patients is supported via planning, supervising and arranging appropriate clinical investigations.

With a complete team consisting of 11.5 FACEMS, 12 registrars, 13 junior and 2 other medical staff, it is also supported by very good and committed nursing staff which is one of the reasons it is considered such a great place to work. You will also find that participation in research is actively encouraged as well as involvement in quality improvement activities.

The Hospital
This hospital is a major referral facility that provides general and specialist health services to a population of about 250,000 people. The Emergency Department itself receives on average 45,000 cases a year with all types of patient presentations including major trauma and 20% paediatric cases. As it is an accredited teaching hospital there is a strong focus on teaching and research and an opportunity to be involved with both. This is strengthened by the hospitals links with the local University.

In terms of layout, with redevelopments happening as recently as 4 years ago, the facilities are modern and functional and the staff areas are excellent. The newly appointed Director of Emergency Medicine is really helping steer the department to a bright future.

The Location
In Tasmania you will enjoy a relaxed and enviable lifestyle where a flourishing café culture comes hand in hand with a welcoming community and an amazing array of outdoor pursuits. Whether you prefer to sample the wonderful local wine and food, explore the rich history of the region or enjoy the surrounding rugged mountains and dramatic coastlines, Tasmania offers it all on your doorstep.
Just an hour’s flight from Melbourne, this city itself offers great career and lifestyle advantages. Housing is affordable and the education system is of a high quality with access to a range of schools, colleges and the University of Tasmania. There are great amenities such as shopping and entertainment venues, restaurants, cafes and other eateries. Or for those seeking a little adventure, just a 10 minute walk from the CDB and you will find yourself selecting from walking trails, the swimming pool and lookout spots with fantastic views.

Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you will be looking to join an Emergency department where you can really make a difference to the team as well as to the wider community. You will be dedicated to the health service and excited by the lifestyle on offer. You must be a FACEM and have specialist registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Alternatively you must hold FACEM equivalent and be eligible for registration.

If you are looking to work with an employer that is a strong advocate for teamwork and innovation in a location renowned for its work life balance do not hesitate to get in contact. Apply now or contact Carol for a no-obligation discussion today on +61 2 8353 9023 or email

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