About the Job

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We are seeking a Consultant Internal Medicine specialist (can accommodate sub-specialty interest) to be part of a great team in a stunning setting in North West Tasmania.

  • Fantastic, relaxed lifestyle.
  • Competitive remuneration package up to $450,000+ depending on experience.
  • Great range of property types and significantly more affordable than mainland Australia.
  • Fly to Melbourne in under an hour.
  • Contemporary, well equipped work environments.
  • This is an opportunity to play a key role in developing health care at both patient/system level and to make a real difference!

What's the role?

The medical services across the North West region of Tasmania are based primarily at the North West Regional Hospital in Burnie and at the Mersey Community Hospital in Latrobe.  The population of the area is approximately 116,000 within a total Tasmanian population of around 500,000. The Tasmanian Health Service – North West provides both acute and sub-acute services.

The right applicants will play a key role in developing health care at both patient and system levels. Sub-specialty interests in palliative care, rehab, geriatrics or gastroenterology would be an advantage but not essential.

What are we looking for?

Applicants should be registered (or eligible for registration) as a specialist with the Medical Board of Australia and be a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Physicians (FRACP) or equivalent as an overseas trained specialist who has completed their training in either the UK, Ireland, Canada, USA or New Zealand.

The Location
The North West is a region full of stunning white beaches, top class restaurants and vineyards.  The area is close to pristine wilderness with wide open natural spaces, great for rambling and mountain biking.

Burnie is a port city with an industrial past that has reinvented itself as a vibrant and creative city on a beautiful stretch of Tasmania's North West Coast. Take a beachside and downtown stroll and find a vibrant mix of shops and eateries serving up fresh coffee, seafood and local produce. Burnie has an art deco flavour, with fine architectural examples that you can explore on foot.

Latrobe is a river town famous for its heritage and the fresh produce that grows in the region's rich and fertile soils. There are lots of eateries serving fresh produce, plus scenic farm gates and vineyards where you can sample food from the source.

How Head Medical can help

Arranging a position overseas is very exciting, but we understand that it can also be daunting and time consuming. We’re the UK's specialist in international medical recruitment and we‘ve helped many doctors relocate since we first started out in 2008 (you can read what people have said about working with us on our testimonials page). We know it’s important to balance career opportunities with lifestyle and we’ll talk through your plans and will get to know you to make sure we find the right role in the right location.

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Amanda today.

amanda@headmedical.com / +44 (0)131 240 5281

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