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Health Professionals Be part of the effort to improve Indigenous health

Funded by the Australian Government

Be part of Have you thought about being part of the effort to close the gap in Indigenous health outcomes in the Northern Territory? RAHC has opportunities for urban-based General Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Dentists, Dental Therapists, Dental Assistants and Audiologists to undertake short-term paid placements in remote Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory. Keep your regular job With paid placements from three weeks to three months, you can make a real contribution to the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians, without giving up your regular job back home.

You are ready to make a contribution If you have primary health care experience and meet our minimum requirements, then you already have the key skills and experience to start making a difference.

RAHC will help you develop the tools RAHC provides you with free clinical eLearning along with tailored face-to-face clinical and cultural training, in the NT, at the start of your first placement. You can learn more about remote and Indigenous health and develop new skills.

the effort Support All RAHC health professionals are supported 24/7 by dedicated clinical and regional staff on their placements. If you are new to remote, RAHC also offers an experienced Remote Educator to help ensure your first remote experience is an effective and rewarding one.

Be part of a team As a RAHC health professional you’ll be part of a team, providing support to the permanent health workforce in the communities. RAHC and the health service will take care of all of your arrangements, including travel and accommodation.

Improve Indigenous health outcomes You can make a difference in improving Indigenous health outcomes. The understanding and skills you develop on placement can be applied back home with your Indigenous patients or clients in your own community.

Get involved 1300 697 242


“It’s just a whole new experie Elissa Rowe RN

“Working with RAHC is a seriously rewarding experience.” Dr John Adams

“Working with RAHC has been fantastic.” Lily Lewington - Dental Assistant

“...take advantage of this great opportunity.” Linda Feniger - Dentist

g work.” “It is just the most rewardin Aaron Richardson RN

“Experience a placement... I guarantee you won’t be disappointed.” Taygan McDowell - Dental Therapist

“ something different from normal medical work.” Dr Joy Linton

The Remote Area Health Corps (RAHC) was established in 2008 and is now part of the Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory through Health initiative. RAHC places General Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Oral and Allied Health professionals in remote Indigenous communities throughout the Territory. RAHC seeks to strengthen health workforce activities with the objective of contributing to the improved health and wellbeing of Indigenous children, young people and families by supplementing the efforts of the health services in the Territory.

Get involved 1300 697 242

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