Locum District Medical Officer, Kununurra, WA

Job details

Location: Broome
Job Type: Locum - Margin Only
Reference: 57424
Posted: 2 months ago
Date Range:

Job description

  • flights, car and accommodation provided
  • Dates:  21 August – 16 October



Charterhouse Medical are looking for a Locum District Medical Officer for the following opportunity:


Locum District Medical Officer GP/ED


In this position, you will work in the Emergency Department and/or GP clinics, with a roster of 1:3. Additionally, there will be opportunities to provide outreach clinics to remote communities. You will have the chance to practice a wide range of clinical skills in Indigenous health while being supported by a collaborative team.


Pay Rate: $2,700 per day.

Date Range: 21 August – 16 October

GP Clinics, Emergency Department & 1:3 on call roster

Travel/Accommodation: flights, car and accommodation provided.

Minimum requirement of 2 weeks

Shorter locums may be considered for recurring doctors from Western Australia



  • Extensive generalist experience with a strong background in emergency department and primary healthcare
  • Knowledge and skills in rural remote settings, particularly in Aboriginal health issues
  • Previous experience in a rural hospital setting



Kununurra is situated among the scenic hills and ranges of the far north-east Kimberley Region, having an abundance of fresh water conserved by the Ord River Diversion and the main Ord River Dam. Located 37km from the border of the Northern Territory, Kununurra District Hospital is primarily a GP/DMO operated service offering 32 in-patient beds. The hospital is responsible for providing clinics and telephone support at Wyndham and Halls Creek Hospitals, Warman and Kalumburu communities.


Selection Criteria:

To be considered for this position, applicant must have Specialist Registration with AHPRA & Current ASL2 (or equivalent - “REST/ RESP”).


To Apply / Register Interest:

If you are interested in this role and would like more information, please don’t hesitate to contact Dervla on 0435261581 or


If this role is not quite suitable for you, please don’t hesitate to get in touch as I am working on several other roles that might be of interest.