GP locums can work across the Territory, from main towns and regional centres to more isolated remote Aboriginal communities in the deserts of Central Australia and the tropical Top End. The rewards are great and there are opportunities to make a difference. You have the skills – just pack your sense of adventure!
We can help with GP locum placements at Aboriginal community controlled health services and private general practices in remote communities and towns throughout the NT. The minimum placement is two weeks, and contract length is negotiable.
As a GP locum, you will receive the following:
Read our detailed information for GP locums in the NT.
Practising medicine in the NT requires adaptive work practices and a multidisciplinary team-based approach. Working in the NT will allow you to develop your skill set with exposure to unique chronic and tropical diseases as well as Indigenous and rural health.
GP locum positions are available in mainstream general practice, Aboriginal health, or a combination of both. Learn more about living and working in the NT.
Essential selection criteria:
Desirable selection criteria:
All GP locums must abide by the Code of Conduct, which outlines what is expected of locums during their term in the NT.
Rural Workforce Agency NT provides a locum matching and placement service to support permanent GPs taking annual and study leave, and to assist health services with short-term relief while they recruit resident GPs.
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