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Specialist Neurologist

  • : HealthcareLink Support
  • : 14-Apr-2016
  • : Darwin NT 800
  • Join a cohesive & supportive mutlidisciplinary team
  • Varied and interesting workload
  • A fascinating tropical city rich in Indigenous culture and natural beauty

The Position
This is a clinical setting where you can make a difference. The Division of Medicine consists of 5 core general medicine inpatient management teams supported by a compliment of sub-specialty units, surgical subspecialties and an intensive care unit.

You will join the current neurology team consisting of one consultant and two physician trainees. Your key responsibilities will include participating in a regular on-call roster for neurology, ward rounds, student and junior doctor education and Specialist Outreach clinics in remote Aboriginal communities and regional hospitals.

There is an interesting variety of work with the surrounding population spread over vast distances. The climate and conditions mean there are different medical conditions to be dealt with which may not be seen or treated in many other areas of the country.

The Hospital
This hospital has 363 beds and is the National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre and the tertiary referral hospital for an area of approximately 2 million square kilometres. The hospital provides a broad range of services in all specialty areas and serves a population of approximately 140,000. It is the largest teaching hospital in the Northern Territory.

The Location
If you want the opportunity to live and work in a truly diverse city then this is the job for you. There is a cosmopolitan range of inhabitants with a population made up of people from more than 60 nationalities and 70 different ethnic backgrounds.

You will be living in a vibrant harbour city renowned for its tropical climate and enviable laid back, outdoor lifestyle. The city is surrounded by world-class wilderness with miles of unpolluted beaches and national parks for you to enjoy. The city itself has a prosperous and growing economy and you will find plenty of shops, eateries, clubs, pubs, museums and markets.  There are affordable housing options and a number of high-quality public and private schools and a university.

Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must hold FRACP or equivalent (or be close to completing your fellowship) and be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. You must also meet the English language proficiency requirements. If you are unsure if you meet the selection criteria please forward a copy of your most recent resume and I will assess your eligibility and will advise you of your options. 

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Specialist Neurologist
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Darwin NT 800
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