About the Job

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This is a fantastic and rare opportunity to work in the most adventurous and exciting part of Australia.

The Benefits

  • Experience first-hand the glorious scale, beauty, diversity and environment of Australia.
  • Adventure wherever you turn – deep sea ocean fishing, Kakadu, The Red Centre, 4x4 etc.
  • A lucrative salary package up to AU$450,000 (dependent upon exp).
  • 6 weeks annual leave per year
  • Opportunity to work in the Northern Territory’s first new public hospital in almost forty years
  • Contribute to the improvement of indigenous health in Australia.
  • Work with a young population.

What’s the role?

  • Provide care and advice on the management of patients with Obstetric and Gynaecological conditions to colleagues both within and outside the unit, and to those colleagues in geographically isolated centres in the Top End of the NT.
  • Conduct regular inpatient ward rounds, outpatient sessions and theatre sessions, incorporating teaching, and provide specialist opinion to referring medical practitioners.
  • Participate in provision of specialist outreach Obstetrics and Gynaecology services to Regional Hospitals and regional and remote communities.
  • Participate in an on call roster to provide emergency after hours care.
  • Supervise junior medical staff
  • Actively participate in and support educational activities including undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, professional development, peer review, research, and teaching.

What are we looking for?

Applicants should be registered (or eligible for registration) as a specialist with the Medical Board of Australia and be a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (FRANCOG) or equivalent as an overseas trained specialist who has completed their training in either the UK, Ireland, Canada, USA or New Zealand.

The Location
Unlike other Metropolitan cities in Australia where it can be easy to mistake one for another, in Darwin you experience an Australia that is like no other, with adventure at your doorstep. The Northern Territory is huge - but has a small population. Over 142,000 people live in the territory capital Darwin, with approximately another 100,000 living in remoter towns throughout the Territory such as Alice Springs, Katherine or even smaller, more remoter communities.

The unique healthcare and social issues of the population attract medical specialists from around the world. The medicine can be complex but hugely rewarding.

Darwin is a modern and very cosmopolitan city. It is extremely easy to get around and the lifestyle opportunities are amazing. Schools are great and there is a university.


How Head Medical can help

Arranging a position overseas is very exciting, but we understand that it can also be daunting and time consuming. We’re the UK's specialist in international medical recruitment and we‘ve helped many doctors relocate since we first started out in 2008 (you can read what people have said about working with us on our testimonials page). We know it’s important to balance career opportunities with lifestyle and we’ll talk through your plans and will get to know you to make sure we find the right role in the right location.



For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Amanda today.

amanda@headmedical.com / +44 (0)131 240 5281

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