Top End Health is currently recruiting for registrars and residents to work in the emergency departments of Royal Darwin Hospital and Palmerston Regional Hospital. Our medical staff receive paid protected teaching time weekly, incorporating practical workshops, invited speakers, high fidelity simulation and primary and fellowship exam preparation for ACEM trainees, as well as access to APLS, ALS, MIMMS, Australian Trauma Team Training and other courses. Royal Darwin Hospital is ACEM accredited as a major referral centre for two years of advanced emergency training. Palmerston Regional Hospital has accreditation for 12 months as an urban district hospital.
Royal Darwin Hospital is the tertiary referral centre for the north west of Australia, covering some of the most remote communities on earth, with a catchment area of over 1 million square kilometres. The case-mix is unique with a young population (average 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, Litchfield and the Kimberley. The lifestyle is laid back and friendly with an emphasis on outdoor leisure activities, particularly camping, bush walking, cycling and fishing.
We offer a competitive remuneration package with relocation reimbursement, initial onsite subsidised accommodation for up to 12 weeks and 6 weeks recreation leave annually. Applicants will be assessed according to skill level and experience.
Adrienne Deans, Deputy Director Division of Emergency Medicine
0408 034 216 or [email protected]