A Locum Doctors Ultimate Travel & Work Guide to the Pilbara

By , Melinda McCarthy published on 13/12/2023 locum, Rural Generalism, Emergency Medicine Jobs,

Discover the Pilbara on your next locum: A land of wonder and adventure.

The Pilbara are currently seeking skilled and motivated Rural Generalists and Emergency Doctors for locums. A rural placement within this region will provide invaluable experience for doctors wanting to expand their skillsets and platform their knowledge in a rural setting for doctors of the future.

5 reasons to locum in the Pilbara

1.  Work with a bunch of legends: Be part of an exceptional team recently honored with the 2023 WA Rural Health Award for their remarkable contributions to building healthier communities in the Pilbara region.

2. Medical Challenge: In the realm of rural and remote healthcare, you'll face distinctive challenges that offer unparalleled learning opportunities. Your journey will be marked by a diverse array of medical cases that often demand innovative and resourceful solutions, leading to remarkable growth in your medical skills and knowledge

3. Work-Life Balance: The Pilbara offers a relaxed and laid-back lifestyle, allowing for a healthier work-life balance. You'll have the opportunity to enjoy outdoor activities and nature during your downtime.

4. Travel Opportunities: As a locum in the Pilbara, you'll have the freedom to uncover the region's best-kept secrets and dive into its vibrant tourism scene. From awe-inspiring landscapes to culturally rich experiences, your journey will be filled with exciting travel opportunities that showcase the Pilbara's unique charm and attractions.

5. Networking and Collaboration: Working in the Pilbara provides the chance to collaborate with a diverse and dedicated healthcare team. You'll build valuable professional relationships and potentially form long-lasting connections.

Hedland Health Campus

Hedland Health Campus is a new, modern and purpose-built facility providing 24-hour emergency department. There is outpatient and allied health services, day surgery, aged care services, visiting specialist services in child health, physiotherapy, occupational therapy and home nursing services.

There are opportunities for Rural Generalists and Emergency Doctors for dates between the 29th Jan - 20th May 2024.

Accommodation and travel is supported and rates are $2,700 per day.

If you're interested in other locations as noted on the map, please contact us today and tell us where you'd like to go: [email protected]

Best things to do during your time off whilst locuming in the Pilbara

Explore Karijini National Park: Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of Karijini National Park, where stunning gorges, cascading waterfalls, and striking red rock formations await your discovery. Make sure to embark on a memorable hike through Hancock Gorge and take a refreshing dip in the pristine waters of Fern Pool.

Discover Millstream-Chichester National Park: Uncover the oasis that is Millstream-Chichester National Park, renowned for its natural springs, crystal-clear pools, and unique landscapes. Don't miss the chance to swim in the refreshing waters of Python Pool for a truly rejuvenating experience.

Burrup Peninsula Petroglyphs: Step back in time as you bear witness to the thousands of Indigenous rock engravings etched into the ancient rocks of the Burrup Peninsula. Some of these remarkable petroglyphs are estimated to be up to 30,000 years old, offering a fascinating glimpse into the region's rich cultural heritage.

Relax at Cape Preston Beach: Indulge in a day of serenity at Cape Preston Beach, a remote and unspoiled coastal gem known for its pristine white sands and inviting turquoise waters, perfect for unwinding and beachcombing

Explore the Mackerel Islands: Set sail for the Mackerel Islands, a remote and pristine island group known for its crystal-clear waters, vibrant coral reefs, and abundant opportunities for snorkeling, fishing, and unwinding on the sandy shores.

Refresh at Strelley Pool: Cool off in the natural rock pools of Strelley Pool, nestled within the Millstream-Chichester National Park. This tranquil setting offers an ideal spot for a rejuvenating swim amidst picturesque surroundings.

If you are a doctor who loves a bit of adventure and the opportunity to uncover hidden treasures in new destinations, the Pilbara is worth a close look.

We'd love to speak with Emergency Medicine doctors and General Practitioners with experience in the ED who are planning their locum schedules for 2024.

Please contact us on 0449 865 353 or email [email protected]





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