SHOs and Registrars

Australia (AU), Darwin
19 Oct 2018
31 Dec 2018
Emergency medicine
Career Level
Trust / Career grade
Contract Type
Full Time

Tropical Emergency Medicine

Top End Health Network, Northern Territory

We are looking for talented, adventurous SHOs and registrars to join our Emergency Medicine team. We run our service over two sites ~ the Emergency & Trauma Centre of Royal Darwin Hospital and the Emergency Department of Palmerston Regional Hospital (separated by a 20 minute drive). You will be joining a team of 25 consultants, 30 registrars, 30 residents, 170 emergency nurses and ED based allied health and mental health teams. You will work in state of the art EDs with 24hr access to all investigations including 2 ED based CT scanners.

You will work 38 hrs a week (including 3-4 hrs protected teaching time), have 3 days off per week and 7 weeks leave per year as well as enjoying an extremely competitive renumeration package, relocation expenses and 12 weeks supported accommodation on arrival.

RDH is the tertiary referral centre for the north west of Australia with a catchment area of over 1 million square kilometres. The case-mix is unique with a young population (average age 33), and the highest per capita rates of acute rheumatic fever, TB, blunt and penetrating trauma in Australia.

Darwin is a vibrant, tropical, cosmopolitan city with a population of 150,000, boasting excellent access to world heritage national parks in Kakadu and Litchfield and 2 hours by plane to tropical Bali for long weekends.

We give preference to those committing to 12 month contracts.

Interested? If so then contact:

Dr Adrienne Deans, Deputy Director of Emergency Medicine 
A/ Prof Didier Palmer, Director Division of Emergency Medicine


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