Published: 10/11/2023 - Expires: 01/09/2024 | ID: BH-20963

Consultant Gastroenterologist - Tasmania, TAS

  • Salary Type: Salary package up to $414,402

The Role:
We are seeking a motivated and experienced Consultant Gastroenterologist to take on an opportunity in a beautiful rural coastal location.

Servicing a population of approximately 116,000, you will be working for a health service which has two major sites located approximately 50km apart.

The position involves management of patients in General Gastroenterology, IBD, chronic liver disease, and both diagnostic and therapeutic Endoscopy.
Experience in capsule endoscopy would be highly regarded.

Gastroenterologists provide gastroenterology and Hepatology services across both sites. The base site is predominately outpatient and day surgery cases. The two hospitals both have very busy emergency and general medical departments. Anaesthetic services are provided at both sites and a busy general surgical service is located at one with predominately day surgery cases at the second.  A rehabilitation service is located in a purpose-built ward and there are extensive outpatient services for a range of subspecialty services. There is also an eight bed Intensive Care unit and onsite support services in pathology, imaging and pharmacy are extensive.

There is a private Hospital is co-located and this facilitates private practice for many of the region’s specialists.

The service offers a comprehensive undergraduate and graduate clinical training program, with close ties to the University of Tasmania through the Rural Clinical School.  As such, you will be responsible for providing leadership and help with the delivery of the Undergraduate medical education program.
Consultant Gastroenterologists provide specialist diagnosis, treatment and care for public patients and provide a consultative service in Gastroenterology to other disciplines and to both hospitals within service.

The Service:
The health service has the main acute 160 bed teaching Hospital (with a rural clinical school attached) and a 70 bed Private Hospital, the other acute Hospital is located a short distance away and has 130 beds.

A busy rural regional hospital with a diverse spread of surgical procedures performed including ENT, Orthopaedic Surgery, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Dental Surgery, Endoscopy, Ophthalmology, ECT and a limited amount of Paediatric Surgery.

The Location:
Located in a beautiful seaport city with a population of 20,000 people, this region is un-spoilt and within easy drive of rugged mountains, spectacular wilderness, and sparkling highland lakes. Unpolluted coastal seas and rich fertile soils enable local produce to be some of the world’s finest foods.

Enjoy four distinct seasons, the surrounding oceans give Tasmania a moderate climate without the scorching heat of many parts of Australia or the ‘deep freeze’ winters that affect Northern Hemisphere countries at similar latitudes.

Tasmania has a wide variety of activities and attractions including Camping, Fishing, Gardening, Golf, Wildlife Watching, Walking and Trekking, 4WD Adventures, Diving, Cycling, Kayaking and Canoeing, Surfing, White-water Rafting and Surf Lifesaving.

There are wonderful lifestyle opportunities in this beautiful location.

Skills & Qualifications required:
In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available, but not limited to:
Salary package up to $414,402 including allowances:

  • Allowance in lieu of private practice of 35%
  • Recruitment and Retention allowance of 25%
  • Professional Development Allowance of up to $24,927 per annum
  • Fully maintained vehicle or allowance in lieu up to $25,758 per annum

Specialist registration with the Medical Board of Australia in a relevant specialty
Current Working with Children Registration
Current Drivers Licence

The Benefits:

  • Flexible work/life
  • Competitive remuneration – Negotiable with years of service plus allowances
  • Dynamic Team environment

How do I Apply?
Please forward your resume to Nicki Wade at
Should you wish to discuss this opportunity, please call Nicki on 0401010048

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