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Mount Isa is a place where you learn and work to provide the best possible health services to the community; learning about the rural and remote challenges and the diseases and health needs we seek to address. You will learn a great deal, see a great deal and all under the watchful professional eyes of our committed and experienced Clinical Directors.
Possible career paths are varied and many for any medical officer working in NWHHS as many know the extremely firm clinical base which we build.
Rich and “hands on” experience in our region is well regarded as it represents a well-supported clinical experience which is enjoyed by the many who have passed through our facilities. So if you want real and varied clinical experience, work in a close multidisciplinary team and get the personalized supervision and imparting of wisdom from rural and remote practitioners then consider North West as a place to choose for a posting. Many have come to visit; some have come to love the outback life and stayed much longer than they thought and all have had the opportunity to make a positive difference.
Mount Isa offers primary, secondary and community health services in addition to specialist services such as anaesthetics, paediatrics, psychiatry, surgery and obstetrics and gynaecology.
The staff from Mount Isa and other health providers service our outlying facilities with our “Outreach services” which including paediatrics, obstetrics, mental health, allied health, sexual health, women’s health and palliative care services.