Head Medical is working with The Royal Darwin Hospital (RDH) to recruit doctors for positions in Darwin, Northern Territory - Australia
About Royal Darwin Hospital
The RDH is a 345-bed tertiary hospital that serves a population of over 142,000 people in a catchment area including urban communities, regional hospitals, and remote Aboriginal communities. The hospital provides a broad range of referral services in all specialty areas.
The catchment area for RDH incorporates Darwin, the East Arnhem region and the Katherine region to the Southeast. Patients may also be retrieved from the Kimberley region of Western Australia, as well as areas of Indonesia, back to RDH for management.
It is the largest teaching hospital in the Northern Territory and is also recognised as Australia's National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre (NCCTRC). Palmerston Regional Hospital is a satellite campus providing lower acuity elective surgical services.
Living and working in Darwin
Darwin boasts a large Aboriginal population, with over 70 languages and rich multiculturism shaped by First Nations people as well as individuals from various parts of Europe and South East Asia. You will be living in a welcoming, vibrant, and inclusive community that is the centre of culture, creativity, and learning. Enjoy the tropical relaxed lifestyle, cultural festivals, Mindil Beach Markets, the Darwin Waterfront, jumping crocodiles, or the national parks.
Working as a Junior Doctor in Royal Darwin Hospital, the case-mix is unique with the highest per capita rates of acute rheumatic fever, TB, haemodialysis, blunt and penetrating trauma in Australia. 30% of the population are First Nations people who still suffer major inequalities in health.
Who are we currently recruiting?
We have Emergency Medicine opportunities available for Post Foundation Doctors commencing February and August 2024!
Find out more about these opportunities here
If you would like further information, please contact Sharon Spence
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