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Medical Registrar Rehabilitation – Northern Territory Government

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Medical Registrar Rehabilitation – Northern Territory Government

Company: Northern Territory Government
Location: Darwin, NT
Job Type: Contract
Date Posted: 17/02/2023
Job Contact:

NT Government DOH


Employment Type: Contract
Location: Darwin, NT
Application Close Date: 09/3/2023

Where you’ll be working

Working in the Northern Territory is not just a once in a lifetime cultural and clinical experience – it may also provide the accelerated career opportunities you have always wanted.

Being a Medical Registrar Rehabilitation/ Senior Medical Registrar Rehabilitation in the Territory provides you with access to ongoing training and education, and support to develop the clinical skills and knowledge required to the full potential of your scope of practice while providing exemplary healthcare to all Territorians. It offers the chance to work within established multidisciplinary teams in an environment that encourages innovation and excellence.

About the Role

Promote and deliver excellent clinical standards and quality care through the effective and efficient management of Rehabilitation patients presenting to Royal Darwin Palmerston Hospital, and includes attendance at teaching and unit meetings, outreach clinics in remote communities and regional centres throughout Northern Territory (NT).

Key duties and responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for the provision of high-quality medical care to clients through the coordination and facilitation of diagnosis, management of ongoing care, contributing to discharge planning and performing comprehensive handovers. There is an expectation for an Advanced Trainee to take on more clinical responsibilities and increased independent practice.
  2. Provide accurate and legible and timely clinical records, including medical reports and discharge summaries as determined by the Director of Medical Services.
  3. Participate in on-call, after hours and weekend rosters as determined by the Director of Medical Services or delegate.
  4. Lead and participate in continuing medical education, professional development, peer review, research and teaching, including the provision of training to medical and nursing and other activities as determined by the Director of Medical Services or delegate.
  5. Contribute to a positive team dynamic and patient experience by communicating respectfully with all members of the multidisciplinary team, patients, family and other carers.
  6. Foster a positive workplace culture through exemplary leadership practices and role modelling behaviour.
  7. Follow defined service quality standards, work health and safety policies and procedures relating to the work being undertaken in order to ensure high quality, safe services and workplaces.

About You


  1. Medical Degree and registration with the Medical Board of Australia, with admission into the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Physicians (RANZCP) training program leading to a specialist fellowship.
  2. Previous experience as a Medical Registrar or PGY3+ and willing to step up to a Registrar role with a strong background in medical terms.
  3. Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and the ability to interact positively in a cross-cultural work environment, and as a member of the multidisciplinary team.
  4. Demonstrated experience in teaching junior medical staff and other professionals, and a commitment to continuous professional development.
  5. Demonstrated awareness and understanding of Aboriginal culture, an interest in and a commitment to improving Aboriginal health, and proven experience in working effectively with patients and families/carers of diverse cultural and social backgrounds.
  6. Proven ability to manage self and others, monitor performance, manage change and develop policy with an understanding of Equal Employment Opportunities and Work Health and Safety principles and policy.
  7. Proven skills in the effective use of information technology records for the effective delivery of client services.


More information

The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current working with children clearance notice and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is relevant to the position. This role carries specific immunisation requirements. To be eligible for appointment you will be required to meet the immunisation requirements associated with Category A (direct contact with blood or body substances).

For more information, please visit https://healthjobs.nt.gov.au or contact the Clinical Recruitment Candidate Liaison team on:

Phone: +61 8 8922 7020 or healthjobs@nt.gov.au

Closing Date:  9th March, 2023


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