Gastroenterologist – Staff Specialist/Consultant

Job details

Location: Launceston
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 60622
Posted: about 1 month ago
Date Range:

Job description

  • Public Facility
  • Work across a number of hospitals - provide gastroenterology and Hepatology services
  • Accommodation and relocation allowances

The Position:

An exceptional opportunity has arisen to join a highly proficient Acute Medicine department as a Gastroenterologist – staff specialist/consultant.

This position will serve as a Medical Practitioner in the primary referral hospital for the region, which translates to encounters with high-acuity cases and a diverse range of clinical experiences.

The role encompasses overseeing patient care across a spectrum of areas including General Gastroenterology, IBD, Chronic liver disease & conducting both diagnostic and therapeutic Endoscopy procedures. Familiarity with capsule endoscopy is advantageous.

The hospital is seeking a dynamic and skilled medical professional who thrives on challenges, viewing them as opportunities to enhance healthcare within today's intricate health systems. The ideal candidate will actively contribute to healthcare advancement at both individual patient and systemic levels.

The appointed individual will deliver specialized diagnosis, treatment, and ongoing care for public patients. Additionally, they will offer consultative services in Gastroenterology to various medical disciplines.

The Location:

Nestled just a short drive from the picturesque coastline, this hospital is situated in one of Australia's oldest cities, offering a breathtakingly scenic environment. This boutique riverside city boasts stunning natural attractions, including the awe-inspiring Cataract Gorge Reserve, as well as pristine parks and gardens. Whether you seek Australia's most captivating wine trail, gourmet cuisine, a nearby ski resort, or thrilling wilderness adventures, you'll find it all at your doorstep.

The Facility:

This 300-bed Tertiary Teaching Facility, renowned for its acute care capabilities, catering to over 24,000 inpatients and more than 225,000 outpatients each year. The bustling Emergency Department, equipped with 43 treatment beds, accommodates an annual influx of over 45,000 patients and maintains an admission rate of 35%. This accredited hospital maintains a close-knit partnership with the University of Tasmania through its clinical school.


  1. Specialist Registration with AHPRA as a FRACP (Gastroenterologist)
  2. IMG’s eligible via the Competent Authority Pathway (training in the UK, USA, NZ, Canada or Ireland)
  3. SIMG’s assessed by RACP College as Substantially comparable will be considered (doctors currently interviewing with RACP may express their interest)
  4. Doctors that will be awarded the fellowship (FRACP) in the next 6 months are encouraged to apply

To Apply / Register Interest:

For more information Apply Now or call on +61 (0)2 9641 2477. Alternatively, you can email your application to:

If this role is not quite suitable for you, please don’t hesitate to get in touch as I am working on a number of other roles that might be of interest.

 Charterhouse are offering a referral bonus of $1,500 for the referral of any junior doctor and $2000 for any senior doctor who commence a permanent role in 2023. Therefore, if you have any friends or colleagues who have expressed an interest in permanent positions, please contact myself with their details to get the process started.