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Specialist Respiratory and General Medicine Physician

  • : HealthcareLink Support
  • : 30-Jun-2016
  • : Darwin NT 800
The NT offers a great lifestyle, spectacular geography and unique medical opportunities not available elsewhere in Australia
  • Join a supportive and collegiate team
  • Varied and interesting workload
  • A fascinating tropical city rich in Indigenous culture and natural beauty

The Position
A rare and exciting experience has arisen for a full time, split appointment with 0.5 FTE in Respiratory Medicine and 0.5 FTE in General Medicine in the diverse Northern Territory. Our client seeks a Physician to conduct Respiratory Clinics, Respiratory Consultations, visit remote Aboriginal communities for outreach clinics and perform bronchoscopies as well as reporting on lung function tests. The General Medical component will require participating in the General Medical roster on a regular basis. The job also requires supervising/teaching Advanced Trainees, RMO's and medical students. The variation and diversity in workload will ensure a busy and exciting time in the Northern Territory.

The Hospital
The public hospital is a 345 bed tertiary facility which is designated as the National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre and a teaching hospital affiliated with Flinders University. The catchment area is vast, and includes urban communities, regional hospitals and remote Aboriginal communities.  The hospital services a population of at least 150,000 with patients also being transferred from northern Western Australia and Timor. The hospital has a modern, fully equipped 9 bed coronary care unit which also has facilities for non-invasive respiratory support, allowing you to work with top of the range equipment in your practice. 

The Department of Respiratory Medicine is a team of enthusiastic and committed Respiratory Physicians/Nurses and is supported by Medical and Surgical sub-specialties and the Intensive Care Unit.

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 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 Respiratory and General Medicine Physician
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Australian Health Practitioner Registration
Darwin NT 800
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