Visiting Medical Specialist – Gastroenterologist

Enjoy optimal work/life balance

  • Generous relocation assistance
  • Experience in capsule endoscopy would be highly regarded
  • Undergraduate and graduate clinical training program teaching opportunities
The Position
As a motivated and experienced Gastroenterologist you will work as part of the Gastroenterology team across region. Servicing a population of approximately 116,000, the health service has two major sites located approximately 50km apart. The position involves management of general gastroenterology, IBD, chronic liver disease, and both diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy patients. The successful candidate will provide specialist diagnosis, treatment and care for public patients. They will provide a consultative service in gastroenterology to other disciplines and to both hospitals within the health service.

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 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 can provide an enviable lifestyle and great career advantages. Here you have it all right on your door step - from dramatic coastlines to world class beaches, rugged mountains, highland lakes, and extensive heritage listed wilderness. 

On offer is a relaxed lifestyle, an amazing array of outdoor pursuits, a flourishing cafe culture and welcoming communities. Lifestyle advantages include affordable housing and a high quality education system with access for all to a range of schools, colleges and the University of Tasmania. 

With a diverse population of approximately 20,000 people this town has a vibrant atmosphere and a lively shopping and restaurant district and with pristine wilderness on your doorstep and Melbourne only an hour’s flight away you can have the best of both worlds. 

Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must hold FRACP and be eligible for registration with AHPRA. If you are unsure if you meet the selection criteria please forward a copy of your most recent resume and I will assess your eligibility and will advise you of your options.