Primary health care positions in CAHS

Primary Health Care Rural Medical Practitioners

Working as a doctor in primary health care offers flexibility, variety and opportunities to develop skills in chronic conditions, tropical health, prison health, remote health and Aboriginal health.

The medicine is incredibly diverse, complex and interesting with a prevalence of rheumatic heart disease, sepsis, chronic liver disease and chronic renal disease and diabetes in all age groups.

Doctors can experience living in a remote community or live in Alice Springs with weekly travel. Opportunities are available for general practitioners, rural generalists or as a doctor in training.

Generous packages are provided and will be discussed as part of the recruitment process. This includes relocation and accommodation support and various incentives. Flexible working arrangements include part time options such as one, two or three weeks per month.

For more information please contact:

  • the Central Australia and Barkly Medical Workforce Coordinator on (08) 8951 7754 or
  • the Rural Generalist Coordination Unit on (08) 8924 4150 or via email

Last updated: 11 August 2021

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