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NT Health is focused on achieving the best health and wellbeing for all Territorians.


The department consists of three entities which collectively make up Northern Territory Health (NT Health);

The Territory presents unparalleled career opportunities and challenges for nursing, medical and support staff.

Healthcare in the Territory promises career progression and training in specialist areas such as emergency, theatre, and medicine. 

NT Health places a strong focus on support and growth within their team. Combined with the diversity of presentations through both TEHS and CAHS, nursing in NT offers unique opportunities to rapidly develop skills and experience in areas such as;

  • trauma,
  • chronic disease,
  • tropical medicine, and
  • Aboriginal and rural health.

Royal Darwin Hospital

Royal Darwin Hospital  is a 360-bed teaching hospital affiliated with Flinders University in South Australia and Charles Darwin University in Darwin. The largest hospital in the Territory, Royal Darwin Hospital services an extensive area and is the primary location for trauma response and remote care.

Royal Darwin Hospital is home to the National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre. Established after the hospital’s assistance following the 2002 Bali bombings, the centre is responsible for critical emergency care and response to incidents both nationally and across our close neighbours in South East Asia.

Royal Darwin Hospital is also home to a variety of specialist services including the Alan Walker Cancer Care Centre.

Palmerston Regional Hospital

Palmerston Regional Hospital is a brand new 116-bed hospital specialising in rehabilitation and geriatric evaluation and management services as well as having a 24-hour  emergency department, medical ward, day surgery, maternity, and outpatient clinics. The hospital is set to open in mid-2018.

Katherine District Hospital

The Katherine District Hospital is a non-specialist public hospital that services Katherine and the surrounding region and remote areas. A 60-bed facility, Katherine District Hospital offers a 24-hour emergency department, maternity ward, and general medical and surgical services.

Gove District Hospital

Gove District Hospital in Nhulunbuy services the remote areas of East Arnhem region.

This 30-bed acute care facility provides medical, surgical, paediatric, respite and maternity services. Patients from 15 remote communities are referred to the hospital for inpatient, outpatient and specialist care.

A district medical officer also services the region giving medical advice and organising patients to be admitted to hospital or evacuated by air to Royal Darwin Hospital.

The following positions are a window into the many opportunities that are available in the Territory right now. To browse all availabilities use the Job Search button below.

Available positions

Enrolled Nurse

Various - Register of interest
Closes: 31/12/2019

Nurse 1 - Remuneration Package $66,463 - $77,050 (including salary $57,439 - $66,588)

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Registered Nurse/Registered Midwife

Various - Register of interest
Closes: 31/12/2019

Nurse 2 - Remuneration Package $75,131 - $99,334 (including salary $64,930 - $85,903)

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