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Staff Specialist - Palliative Care (516540)

Last update 2024-04-18
Expires 2024-04-17
ID #2101203508
301,349 AU$
Staff Specialist - Palliative Care (516540)
Australia, Tasmania, Launceston,
Modified April 4, 2024


Staff Specialist - Palliative Care (516540) Based in the community in Launceston, you will be joining a friendly and motivated multidisciplinary team including a small core team of specialists who, along with two registrars and working in conjunction with Palliative trained GPs, Nursing and Allied Health staff, provide service to a broad catchment area across Northern Tasmania.

The role promises a variety of work, incorporating community, inpatient and acute client groups.

The service is accredited for Diploma of Palliative Medicine and for Advanced Trainees in Palliative Medicine.

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The successful applicant will enjoy opportunities to contribute to Education in partnership with UTAS, as well as research opportunities through the Clifford Craig Foundation.

We are a forward thinking team, with current projects including commencement of in-reach services to participating aged care facilities across Tasmania with a Clinical Nurse Consultant led model of care with support from a trainee medical Registrar and Palliative Care Medical Specialist.

These services are being provided as part of the national Comprehensive Palliative Care in Aged Care measure, a joint state and Australian Government-funded initiative aimed towards improving palliative and end-of-life care capacity and capability in aged care facilities.

Provide the highest possible standard of specialist palliative care medical services, consultancy and advice to clients and families.

Facilitate the development and delivery of best practice specialist palliative care medical services in Tasmania.

Provision of teaching in palliative care for undergraduate and post graduate students, general practitioners and primary and specialist health professionals.

Promote and participate in palliative care research to improve evidence-based practice.

Work collaboratively with primary health service providers and specialist health service providers across the range of settings for effective continuity of care.

Actively pursue improved outcomes for clients in need of palliative care by participating in postgraduate teaching, clinical audits and evaluation.

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

Launceston is a location in the picturesque Tamar valley, and home to a number of excellent vineyards, dining establishments and gourmet food producers.

Launceston boasts an enviable lifestyle with relatively affordable real estate, stress-free commuting, quality education system and all the services you would expect.

Launceston is one of Australia's oldest cities featuring Colonial and Victorian architecture, public parks and the stunning Cataract gorge only a short walk from the CBD.

From the pristine wilderness to epicurean adventures to world-class culture, living in Tasmania has so much to offer all wrapped up in a tranquil environment.

Be inspired with all the opportunities to live and work in the Apple Isle, check out what the Launceston General Hospital has to offer.

Details of Appointment Permanent, part time/full time, day work, position working up to 76 hours per fortnight, commencing as soon as possible.

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant Applicants should note that, for a period of twelve months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 1- Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 3 $210,000 - $301,349 per annum, pro rata Please note that access to the Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner salary range $291,472 - $301,349 is subject to the successful applicant satisfying the criteria for Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 1, 2 or 3 as outlined in the Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Award In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available: Provision of a fully maintained private plated motor vehicle or motor vehicle allowance of $25,758 per annum, pro rata Continuing Professional Development Allowance of $16,000 per annum, pro rata Access to salary packaging On call is a requirement of the role, and an allowance will be paid in addition to base salary.

Superannuation of 11% Relocation package and accommodation allowance available Market Allowance of 25% of base salary May be entitled to participate in the Private Patient Scheme.

Eligibility: Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria: Specialist or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia in a relevant specialty *Registration/licences that are essential requirements of this role must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of these may be checked at any time during employment.

It is the employee's responsibility to ensure that registration/licences remain current and to advise the Employer if their circumstances change.

This includes notifying the Employer if a registration/licence is revoked, cancelled or has its conditions altered.

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable: Fellow with the Australasian Chapter of Palliative Medicine (ACh PM) or a Specialist Medical Practitioner with extensive experience in Palliative Medicine The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre-employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer.

The following checks are to be conducted: Conviction checks in the following areas: crimes of violence sex related offences serious drug offences crimes involving dishonesty Identification check Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide and Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

516540 Staff Specialist - Palliative Care SMP1-11 (July 2023) CSU.pdf 516540 Staff Specialist - Palliative Care SMP1-11 (July 2023) CSU.docx Applicant Guide Department of Health - Applicant Guide June 22.pdf Department of Health - Applicant Guide June 22.docx How to Apply Apply Online.

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Staff specialist - palliative care (516540)

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