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2023 – Registrar in Medical Administration – Tasmanian Health Service

2023 – Registrar in Medical Administration – Tasmanian Health Service

Company: Tasmanian Health Service
Location: Royal Hobart Hospital, TAS
Job Type: Full-time
Date Posted: 01/07/2022
Job Contact:

Dr Helen Harris


Employment Type: Full-Time
Location: Royal Hobart Hospital, TAS
Application Close Date: 22/07/2022

Where you’ll be working

The Department of Health is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of patients, clients and the Tasmanian community through a sustainable, high quality and safe health system. We value leading with purpose, being creative and innovative, acting with integrity, being accountable and being collegial.

The Department seeks to provide an environment that supports safe work practices, diversity and respect, including with employment opportunities and ongoing learning and development. We value the diverse backgrounds, skills and contributions of all employees and treat each other and members of the community with respect. We do not tolerate discrimination, harassment or bullying in the workplace. All employees must uphold the State Service Principles and Code of Conduct which are found in the State Service Act 2000. The Department supports the Consumer and Community Engagement Principles.

About the Role

This position is a Registrar in Medical Administration training position in association with the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA). It is part of a three-year rotational training program through RACMA, involving Hospitals South, Hospitals North and the Office of the Chief Medical Officer to prepare candidates for the specialist Fellowship examination.

Assist the Office of the Executive Director Medical Services (EDMS) in the management, co-ordination, administration and evaluation of organisational-wide aspects of medical services and clinical governance within Hospitals South.

The Registrar in Medical Administration is required to:

  • Operate with a high level of individual responsibility, under supervision of the Office of the EDMS.
  • Develop a high degree of autonomy and Strategic direction provided by the EDMS.
  • Where applicable, exercise delegations in accordance with a range of Acts, Regulations, Awards, administrative authorities and functional arrangements as mandated by Statutory office holders including the Secretary and Head of State Service. The relevant Unit Manager can provide details to the occupant of delegations applicable to this position.
  • Comply at all times with policy and protocol requirements, including those relating to mandatory education, training and assessment.
  • Actively participate in and contribute to the organisation’s Quality & Safety and Work Health & Safety processes, including in the development and implementation of safety systems, improvement initiatives, safeguarding practices for vulnerable people, and related training.

About You

  1. Demonstrated interest in the organisation and management of medical staff within a hospital/health service.
  2. Ability to acquire skills in human resources management as it applies to management of junior and senior medical staff, including acquisition of knowledge of the relevant industrial agreements.
  3. Demonstrated high level of interpersonal skills and ability to work within an interdisciplinary team, both clinical and non-clinica
  4. Demonstrated willingness to achieve a high level of customer focus by setting  and monitoring standards and promoting a ‘patient first’ approach to health management.
  5. Ability to acquire sound knowledge of the national and state health policy framework impacting on health service delivery in Tasmania together with an understanding of legislation relevant to the pos



General or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia

*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.


Accredited RACMA trainee or suitability to be appointed a candidate for Fellowship arrangements in accordance with RACMA

Three years post-graduate clinical experience

More information

For more information please contact:

Dr Helen Harris
Deputy Executive Director of Medical Services
Royal Hobart Hospital
Email: helen.harris@ths.tas.gov.au

For recruitment process enquiries please contact:

Medical Staffing Unit
Email:  medical.recruitment@ths.tas.gov.au

Applications close Friday 22/7/2022



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