Consultant Neurologist

Consultant/Specialist - Northern Territory, Australia

Ref: 590Thursday 30 May 2024

Up to $550k + other benefits.

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 We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the lands and waters of Australia and the Torres Strait. We acknowledge them as the first inhabitants of Australia and the traditional custodians of the lands. We also pay our respects to Elders past and present.



Explore a World of Opportunities in Darwin,Northern Territory, Australia! 



Darwin, is the vibrant capital city of the Northern Territory and is often described as Australia's gateway to Southeast Asia. Darwin is closer to Jakarta than to Canberra! This city has enjoyed a unique blend of cultures, a rich indigenous heritage, and stunning tropical landscapes.



Community highlights


  • Tropical Lifestyle!  With year-round warmth, Darwin offers a unique tropical lifestyle unlike any other Australian city. 
  • Breathtaking Natural Beauty. From the serene beaches of Mindil to the sprawling wetlands, and not forgetting the iconic Kakadu National Park, Darwin is surrounded by some of Australia's most mesmerising natural attractions.
  • With top-class schools, healthcare facilities, and an efficient public transport system, Darwin equips its residents with all the amenities citizens of a modern city needs. 



At the Royal Darwin Hospital you will provide specialist neurology care in both inpatient and outpatient settings. You will also participate in outpatient care and consultation services to regional hospitals and remote communities via the outreach program. You will provide care in the stroke unit including thrombolysis and liaise with colleagues in respect to endovascular clot retrieval in other hospitals. You will provide consultant neurology liaison services to other specialties such as medical, surgical, psychiatry, obs & gyn and ICU. Teaching and education is important, so you will supervise and train doctors in training, students etc. 


Opportunity highlights


  • Exceptional public sector salary, entitlements and benefits. Package up to $550k.
  • Work-life balance - the relaxed tropical lifestyle strikes a balance between work and leisure, as Darwinians value their downtime exploring their environment, sailing, fishing, or simply enjoying the most amazing sunsets on the beaches. 
  • Make a genuine difference to the lives of people in Northern Australia by broadening the scope and sophistication of neurological services. 
  • Enjoy the medicine challenges within a large Australian Aboriginal population, tropical neurology and remote medicine via the outreach program.



Selection criteria


  • FRACP or specialist training completed in NZ, Ireland, UK, USA, Canada or South Africa.
  • Broad experience in general neurology (but applicants with more special interests are also encouraged) at consultant level.
  • You must have an interest in working in the context of providing remote medicine outreach (whilst based in Darwin). 
  • Experience in working in multicultural environments and be sensitive to Australian Aboriginal cultures.
  • An interest in Australian Aboriginal health. 
  • Willingness to participate in internal teaching programs and clinical governance activities. 




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