FT | Resident Medical Officers | $91,524 - $125,644 | Alice Springs, NT

Northern Territory Government
Alice Springs, Northern Territory
$91,524 - $125,644
Wednesday, 15 June 2022
Friday, 15 July 2022
RTF 240101
Medical Officer
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract

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, acute care and community services offer many opportunities for health professionals who want to be part of making a difference.

Central Australian Region

Resident Medical Officer MO2 – MO3 - Remuneration Package Range $91,524 - $112,854 (comprising salary $91,319  - $97,432, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave) In addition to the above packages; professional development and salary sacrifice provisions

Senior Resident Medical Officer MO4 - MO5 Remuneration Package Range $119,597 - $125,644 (comprising salary $103,336 - $108,630, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave) In addition to the above packages; professional development and salary sacrifice provisions

Clinical Services - Alice Springs Hospital 
Several Fixed vacancies available from 23/01/2023 for 12 months 

Alice Springs Hospital has a catchment area of over 1,000,000 km2. We care for some of the nation’s most socially disadvantaged people, with high levels of morbidity and mortality, many with diseases not seen elsewhere in the country.

Alice Springs is a teaching hospitals, with strong links to the Flinders University Northern Territory Medical Program and James Cook University Medical School, and provides a comprehensive training program for junior medical officers. You will be expected to attend weekly protected training sessions tailored to immediate needs as well as covering broader areas of professional development.

There are 53 resident positions available. Some are streamed places into “Acute stream” (ED/ICU/Anaesthetics), “Medical stream” (General medicine, addiction medicine, renal medicine, continue care medicine and emergency medicine), “Rural generalist / General Practice” (O/G, anaesthetics, paediatrics, emergency medicine). Many senior staff here started as students, interns, RMOs or as registrars and chose to come back as specialists.

In each of the terms you undertake during the year, you will receive weekly formal and informal teaching sessions from consultants and registrars. Most departments will have formal grand rounds, journal clubs and specific sessions such as radiology meetings each week, and you will be expected and supported in attending these.

Junior Doctors are encouraged to attend regular education and up-skilling sessions covering broad areas of professional development. In addition, all our junior doctors receive a professional training allowance paid fortnightly and to support individual training needs. Territory hospitals provide a comprehensive training program for junior medical officers. The training and experiences in PGY1 and PGY2 years follow the Australian Curriculum Framework for Junior Doctors.

Alice Springs Hospital works closely with Tennant Creek Hospital and Royal Darwin Hospital. The hospital has strong links to Royal Adelaide Hospital and Flinders Medical Centre as tertiary referral centres and through visiting specialists from these hospitals.

Quote vacancy number: 70221686
Vacancy closing date: 18/07/2022

For further information please contact Manager Medical and Clinical Services, Tina Foster on 08 8951 7989 or email medicalrecruitmentash.ths@nt.gov.au 


Applicants should a 1 page covering letter outlining skills and experience and a current CV and contact details for 2 referees (preferably an email address). For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please visit www.jobs.nt.gov.au 

Information on the Northern Territory and its great lifestyle is available at www.australiasnorthernterritory.com.au

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 @ https://forms.pfes.nt.gov.au/safent) 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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