SHOs and Registrars required
Tropical Emergency Medicine
Top End Health Network, Northern Territory
We are looking for talented, adventurous residents (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 Palmerston Regional Hospital. 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. There is also access to various courses such as APLS, ALS and MIMMS. You will work 38hrs a week (including 3-4hrs protected teaching time) and have 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. The lifestyle is laid back with an emphasis on outdoor leisure activities such as camping, bush walking, cycling and fishing.
Salary registrar year level 1-6 $98 413 – $123 310 pa (£55 043 - £68 968 pa) Salary resident (SHO) year level 2-5 $82 731 - $98 413 pa (£46 272 - £55 043 pa) Applicants assessed according to skill level and experience.
We give preference to those committing to 12 month contracts.
Interested? If so then contact: Dr Adrienne Deans, Deputy Director of Emergency Medicine
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