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Director of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Darwin

Outstanding Senior Leadership Opportunity

  • Showcase your skills when supporting trainees and junior medical staff
  • Work at Australia’s National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre
  • Relish the multicultural city lifestyle
The Position
Wavelength is recruiting for the Director of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. This is the perfect opportunity to showcase your knowledge and skills, as you will be responsible for supporting 27 RANZCOG trainees and rotating junior medical staff.  In this fast paced maternity and gynaecology unit, you will ensure professional integrity is displayed in the day to day running. This department is the reflection of the hospitals strong commitments to teaching and up skilling the existing workforce, the facility is in partnership with two Medical School Universities whose medical student partake in teaching programmes. Due to the hospitals vast distance and difference in the health access and outcomes for indigenous woman and their babies you will be taking on a challenging but rewarding role!

The Hospital
Being recognised as Australia’s National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre, this 363 bed hospital offers care to a 500,000 square kilometre catchment area. This tertiary referral centre provides healthcare to areas of inaccessible land and the more remote areas, this is where 70% of the indigenous mothers are from and they make up a third of the 2,200 babies that are delivered every year. In the Emergency Department there are 60,000 annual presentations with 28% of them being admitted and over 100,000 outpatient services performed. The dedicated team at this facility reflect the multicultural nature of Australia and really do make a difference to the community by providing care to Aboriginal health, remote health, and acute care.  

The Location
With a population of 125,000 people and more than 60 different nationalities, this city is the perfect location for work or play. Life in this northern Australian city offers the ideal base for exploring the regions  unique surroundings.  The average temperate barely changes throughout the year and you will get the chance to experience the wet and dry seasons. During the dry season you will have the chance to attend weekly sunset markets where you can try out the produce on offer from 60 food stalls. This city has a range of public and private schools to choose from, as well as a University. House prices are higher than could be expected however they are considerable more affordable that some of the bigger cities throughout Australia.

Essential Criteria
The applicant must hold a FRANZCOG with current registration as a specialist with Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (APHRA) and have excellent verbal and written communication skills with extensive clinical experience in the speciality and proven leadership qualities.
Don't miss out on this outstanding opportunity, call Lisa on +61 2 8353 9036 or email today for more information.


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