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Emergency SHOs/Residents - Division of Emergency Medicine

Royal Darwin Palmerston Hospitals – Division of Emergency Medicine
Darwin, Northern Territory (AU)
Closing date
31 May 2023

We are looking for talented, adventurous residents/senior residents (SHOs) to join our Emergency Medicine team. We run our service over two sites ~ the Emergency & Trauma Centre of Royal Darwin Hospital and Palmerston Regional Hospital. You will be joining a team of 36 consultants, 50 registrars, 50 residents, 200 emergency nurses and ED based allied health and mental health teams. There is 24hr access to all investigations including 2 ED based CT scanners with scans authorised by ED consultants and registrars, and ED based ultrasonography.  There is also access to various courses such as APLS, ALS and MIMMS.  You will work 38hrs a week (including 3-4hrs protected teaching time) and have 7 weeks leave per year, relocation expenses and 12 weeks subsidised accommodation on arrival.

RDH is the tertiary referral centre for the northwest of Australia with a catchment area of over 1 million square kilometres. The case-mix is unique with a young population (median 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 and Litchfield and 2 hours by plane to tropical Bali for long weekends.  The lifestyle is laid back with an emphasis on outdoor leisure activities such as camping, bush walking, cycling and fishing.


Salary Resident/SRMO year level 2-5 $91 319 - $108 630 pa (£52 125 - £62 000 pa)

Above amounts are base pay only and do not include penalties

Applicants assessed according to skill level and experience, and we give preference to those committing to 12-month contracts.


 Interested? If so, then contact:

 Dr Adrienne Deans, Deputy Director of Emergency Medicine

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