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Relish the opportunity of this challenging yet rewarding position

  • Join a unique hospital in remote environment
  • Showcase your leadership skills
  • Enjoy this diverse and unpredictable case load

The Position

Wavelength has a rare opportunity for a General Surgeon to take on a unique role located in regional Northern Territory. You will bring your experience in general surgery alongside confidence in trauma and emergency scenarios to work across a caseload that is neither routine or predictable with the benefits of a competitive remuneration package. You will participate in an on call roster as required, and provide your expertise via consultative services as requested from your colleagues. This is an opportune chance to showcase your broad range of surgical skills as you complete both elective and emergency procedures inclusive of trauma, motor vehicle accidents, complex abdominal surgeries and vascular injuries.

The Hospital

This public hospital is positioned in a remote environment, located 1500 km from the next surgical facility and servicing a population spanning a 750km mile radius. The facility offers offers general medical, surgical and specialist services including Intensive Care, Psychiatric, Oncology, Obstetric and Coronary Care services. The Hospital is fitted with a modern 24-hour Emergency Department with approximately 50,012 presentations annually. The Hospital has 186 beds and had approximately 58,189 admissions in the previous year.

The Location

Located in the Northern Territory, this town is true country living. This is a popular gateway to outback Australia, with a vast array of desert, heritage listed parks and locations. You will be immersed in the Indigenous culture of Australia as you explore the historic locations whilst being welcomed in a warm and close knit community. With a population of 25, 000 this town offers access to other capital cities through major road networks and airports.  You will find affordable housing for rent or purchase, educational facilities and an array of shops to suit your needs.

Essential Criteria

The successful candidate will be an experienced fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and hold specialist registration with the Medical Board of Australia.

If you are seeking work in a rapidly growing area with an excellent workplace culture, get in contact with Wavelength today!