Gove District Hospital

Details

Name :

Gove District Hospital

Address  :

PO Box 421

Town  :

Nhulunbuy

State  :

Northern Teritory

Country  :

AUSTRALIA

Post Code:

0881

Phone  :

08 8987 0266

Web URL  :

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Description

GOVE DISTRICT HOSPITAL
Gove District Hospital is a busy 30 bed hospital located in Nhulunbuy on the picturesque wilderness coastline of northeast Arnhem land The hospital provides Medical Surgical Paerdiatric Obstetric and Emergency services to the mining town of Nhulunbuy and the remote Aboriginal communities of northeast Arnhem Land

Medical Officers have a combined hospital and DMO District Medical Officer role This includes a primary health care role with visits to remote aboriginal communities as well as providing a 24 hour phone advice service to the disgtrict including organising medical evacuations when needed Depending on individual skills doctors may be placed on the Aeromedical roster as the inflight doctor The involves transfers from communities to GDH or for more severe cases to Royal Darwin Hospital

There are several positions available in GDH Most medical officers employed have at least 4 years postgraduate training including experience in paediatrics and emergency medicine Ideally doctors have GP level procedural skills in obstetrics anaesthetics surgery or critical care The medical team is made up of a variety of backgrounds with GPs hospital medical officers public health physicians and GP registrars

GDH has a vibrant team of medical and nursing staff with a focus on culturally appropriate healthcare and on upskilling and education There are shared positions available for those who wish to work partly for a local indigenous health service and at the same time being part of the hospital medical team maintaining skills in acute care


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