We are looking for talented, adventurous residents/senior residents 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 36 consultants, 50 registrars, 50 residents, 200 emergency nurses and ED
based allied health and mental health teams. There is 24hr access to all investigations
including 2 ED based CT scanners with scans authorised by ED consultants and registrars,
and ED based ultrasonography. 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, relocation expenses and 12 weeks subsidised onsite accommodation
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 (median
age 32), 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 - Resident/SRMO year level 2-5 $91 319 - $108 630 pa
Salary - Registrar year level 1-6 $108 630 - $136 112 pa
Above amounts are base pay only and do not include penalties.
Applicants assessed according to skill level and experience and we give preference to those
committing to 12 month contracts.
Interested? If so, then contact:
Dr Adrienne Deans, Deputy Director of Emergency Medicine