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Make a real difference in remote communities

  • Join a large teaching hospital in a remote environment
  • Showcase your leadership skills
  • Explore your new home and its unique landscape

The Position

Wavelength are currently seeking a Paediatrician to take on a unique role in regional Northern Territory. You will provide your expertise through delivery of high-quality care to inpatient, outpatient, outreach and retrieval clinical services giving you a rare opportunity to immerse yourself in the unique culture and strong Indigenous community of the local area. You will enjoy the benefits of a competitive remuneration package as you provide these essential services alongside participation in an on-call roster as required, and provision of consultative services to other departments as requested from your colleagues. Additionally, you will have a passion for teaching as you provide supervision and teaching of junior medical staff and students.

The Hospital

This 186-bed 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 hospital provides 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 which sees approximately 50,012 presentations annually.

The Location

Located in the Northern Territory, this town is true country living. It 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 into a warm and tight 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 Physicians 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!