General Medicine - Advanced Trainee Full-time Job8 months ago Doctor / Physician Northern Territory 42 views
What an experience this could be. Something you wont get working in state capitals.
Along with a great rural lifestyle, the fascinating medical challenges and interesting trauma presentations work in this location is both stimulating and satisfying, and will ignite a passion for remote and Indigenous health.
Tropical climate and is close to the spectacular National Parks.
60-bed regional hospital in a remote region, larger than the states of Victoria and Tasmania combined.
The hospital services a resident population of around 19,000 and also sees a tourist presence in the region of 500,000 visitor nights per annum. With a busy emergency department with over 15,000 presentations per annum.
The local population is arguably one of Australia's most disadvantaged, with amongst the poorest health and greatest per capita mortality statistics in the country.
Along with the challenges of remoteness and complex pathologies, over 70% of admitted patients are Aboriginal people, with many different cultures and languages and whose history traces back 50,000 years or more.
Mixed specialist/generalist medical workforce model provides well-supported training opportunities and a friendly collegial style.
A fantastic opportunity has come up for a General Medicine Registrar - Advanced Trainee. The medicine is amazing! The challenges of tropical medicine, remoteness, high acuity, and complex comorbidities are what keep staff here so happy.
Plenty of weekends off so you can explore this amazing part of Australia. The hospital is accredited for Core A training (6 months) and Core B training (6 months).
To apply you must hold AHPRA registration or be eligible for registration with AHPRA via the competent authority pathway.
Please click on apply now, or for more information call Liam on 07 3210 6332.
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