Rural Medical Practitioner / Senior Rural Medical Practitioner

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Health Careers & Opportunities in the Northern Territory

If you want your career to go places then join Department of Health in the Northern Territory. The challenges and opportunities in health and community care in the Territory are like no other in Australia, from remote Aboriginal health to tropical health and urban tertiary care. Continued investments in Aboriginal health, remote health, and acute care and community services offer many opportunities for health professionals who want to be part of making a difference


  1. Rural Medical Practitioner / Senior Rural Medical Practitioner  
  2. Rural Medical Practitioner RL3.3 - RL3.5 Remuneration Package Range $182,890 - $236,445
  3. Senior Rural Medical Practitioner RL4.1 – RL4.4 Remuneration Package $240,099 - $265,627

(Your remuneration package will comprise hourly wage, casual loading, allowances and penalty payments, superannuation, unpaid leave entitlements)
Selection will be made at the RMP or SRMP level depending on the qualifications and/or experience of the successful applicant(s).

Primary Health Care Remote Medical
Several Casual vacancies available for up to six months with possibility of extension.

Central Australia Health Service Primary and Public Health Care provides a rewarding opportunity to improve the health of the people and communities of Remote Northern Territory. The service operates in a wide range of settings, including 27 Aboriginal communities, Yulara (the resort for Uluru), and the Alice Springs Correctional Centre. Our focus is chronic disease management and it’s a chance to make a difference to the health outcomes of people who suffer significant health disadvantage.

Central Australia Health Service (CAHS) provides an exciting opportunity to improve the health of the people living in remote communities outside Alice Springs. We are looking for experienced general practitioners ideally with rural experience, though many city GPs with ALS skills have made a successful transition to working remotely with us. Applicants will hold a Fellowship (or equivalent) of either the RACGP or ACCRM or be vocationally registered with equivalent experience.

As a Senior Rural Medical Practitioner, you will have advanced skills and experience across a range of areas in rural and remote medicine.

Flexible work arrangements such as,
Two/three/four weeks’ work, over a period of four weeks
Ad hoc or any other short term flexibility needs could be negotiated.

For further information please contact Swetha Erupaka on 08 8951 7754 or   

Quote vacancy number:  73210477
Vacancy closing date: 4 July 2021


For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please visit

Note: The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Clearance notice / Ochre Card (application forms available from SAFE NT @ and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history.

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