Rural Medical Practitioner | $184,508- $265,627 | Katherine, NT

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Katherine, Northern Territory (AU)
$184,508- $265,627
Wednesday, 20 July 2022
Sunday, 14 August 2022
RTF 244954
Medical Officer
Contract Type
Permanent Contract

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.

Rural Medical Practitioner (Remuneration Package Range $184,508 - $238,552) 
Comprising salary $164,597 - $206,545 superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave
Senior Rural Medical Practitioner (Remuneration Package Range $240,099 - $265,627) 
Comprising salary $215,025 - $239,920 superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave
Jabiru Health Centre
Fixed for 2 years

The generous remuneration package includes: RMP Attraction Allowance** $39,540, RMP Retention Allowance** $39,540Professional Training Allowance $13,182-19,770, up to $100,000 potential Medicare revenue activity incentive payment**, Hospital salary packaging $9, 010, Professional Development leave 10 days6 weeks recreation leave, leave loading, Superannuation and Senior RMP Allowance $26,361 where applicable.  Relocation and Repatriation Reimbursement apply for resident doctors and may be negotiated for Darwin based FIFO.

  • Join a multidisciplinary team of committed Primary health care clinicians passionate about their work and making a difference 
  • Enriching and rewarding work with the Aboriginal Peoples of Jabiru and outstations in the heart of Kakadu National Park.
  • Well renumerated with excellent work life balance including no on call work
  • Supported by an administrative and leadership team in Darwin, weekly education meetings, twice yearly workshops and be part of a team of committed Primary health care clinicians  passionate about  their work and about making a difference 
  • Opportunities to practice and develop skills or qualifications in emergency medicine and public health, x-ray and ultrasound for remote practice
  • Opportunity to be Darwin based providing FIFO services
  • We strive to be a culturally safe service embracing diversity

** Allowance reduces if Darwin based see NTPS medical Officer EBA 2018-2021

For further information please contact: Dr Dana Fitzsimmons, on 08 8985 8132 or

Quote vacancy number: 1012
Closing date: 14/08/2022

Information for Applicants
Applications must be limited to a one-page summary sheet and detailed resume. For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please visit  

Information on the Northern Territory and its great lifestyle is available at

For immunisation requirements - Category A (direct contact with blood or body substances) or Category B (indirect contact with blood or body substances), check with contact person for requirements.

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.

 Department of Health is a Smoke Free Workplace

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