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Director of Clinical Training – Launceston General Hospital

Launceston General Hospital

Launceston General Hospital
Launceston, TAS

Employment Type: Part-time
Location: Launceston, TAS
Application Close Date: 03/03/2024

Where you’ll be working

The Department of Health is committed to providing safe, high quality and sustainable health to the people of Tasmania. When you join the Department, you are joining a team of people dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of Tasmanians. Our work affects almost every Tasmanian. It can be challenging, but also very rewarding. When you work with us you can be sure that what you are doing makes a positive difference, with patients and clients at the centre of everything we do.

About the Role

Manage the postgraduate medical education and training program and prevocational workforce within the Launceston General Hospital (LGH) and ensure that this is in accordance with the requirements of the Australian Medical Council (AMC) through the Postgraduate Medical Education Council of Tasmania (PMCT). This includes liaison with specialist colleges and the University of Tasmania.


  1. Manage the delivery of postgraduate prevocational medical education within the LGH.
  2. Ensure that all activity in this area satisfies the accreditation standards set by the AMC.
  3. Manage recruitment of interns and residents to maintain safe staffing levels.
  4. Establish and maintain communication links with the Postgraduate Medical Education Council of Tasmania, University of Tasmania, and other stakeholders.
  5. Develop and report against performance indicators to determine that staff in the early postgraduate years achieve the educational objectives set down by the Postgraduate Medical Education Council of Tasmania.
  6. Develop a continuous quality improvement process for the delivery of Postgraduate Medical education.
  7. Manage assessment and feedback in the prevocational medical workforce, including performance management as required.
  8. 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.
  9. The incumbent can expect to be allocated duties, not specifically mentioned in this document, that are within the capacity, qualifications and experience normally expected from persons occupying positions at this classification level.

About You

Selection Criteria:

  1. Experience in all aspects of clinical teaching and training within an acute care hospital setting.
  2. Considerable professional experience enabling a high degree of professional judgment.
  3. Knowledge of contemporary management principles, including performance indicators and continuous quality improvement.
  4. High level communication skills, including conflict resolution and problem solving.
  5. Knowledge of the role and objectives of the Postgraduate Medical Education Council of Tasmania, accrediting bodies, the Australian Medical Council and the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency.

More information

For enquiries about this position, applicants should contact Dr Viney Joshi at or (03) 6777 4796

Applications close: 03 March 2024