Resident recruitment

Applications are being accepted for Resident Medical Officer (RMO) positions in the Northern Territory.

Positions are available to work for the Central Australian Health Service (CAHS) incorporating: Alice Springs and Tennant Creek hospitals;  or the Top End Health Service (TEHS) incorporating: Royal Darwin, Palmerston Regional, Katherine and Gove District hospitals.

Read more information on the Health Services:

Central Australia Health Service

Top End Health Service

Applications for vacant 2018 Resident Medical Officer Positions in the NT are open.

Intake opportunities are available for both January and/or July commencement.

How to apply

Applications are made to the Northern Territory Department of Health.

Alice Springs Hospital:

  • For term 1 2018 commencement from 22/01/18, please apply before 17/11/17.
  • Minimum requirements AMC Level 2
  1. Email your application and supporting documents to

Royal Darwin Hospital:

  1. Complete and submit the online application
    • For term 1 2018 commencement from 17/01/18, please apply before 17/11/17. 
  1. Email your supporting documents to following the instructions outlined in the online application.


In support of your application, please nominate three Consultant Referees who are able to provide a current workplace assessment in a timely manner. Referees must be registered as Specialist medical practitioners. Referees will only be contacted if an applicant is short-listed.

For further information please contact the Health Services through the email addresses provided for supporting documents.

Last updated: 26 March 2018