Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Vacancy: Emergency Physician – Dili, Timor Leste

Posting Job


May 20, 2016

Expired Job


June 19, 2019



The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) is seeking an

Emergency Physician

to work in

Timor-Leste (East Timor)

If you are:

  • A formally qualified and registered Emergency Physician with a FAECM (or similar qualification)
  • Keen and experienced to teach junior medical staff
  • Passionate about contributing to emergency medicine in a developing context
  • Sensitive and adaptable to cultural differences
  • Available for deployment in mid-2016 for at least 12 months

… then we would love to hear from you!


RACS is working with key partners in Timor-Leste including the
Ministry of Health, the National University and the National Hospital,
to deliver post graduate (PG) training in Family and Community Medicine,
Surgery, Anaesthesia, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics, and

An experienced and passionate Emergency Physician is required to join
the team. Your role has one primary aim; you will mentor and teach
junior doctors enrolled in the Family Medicine Training Program (a two
year rotational program equipping junior doctors with skills and
competencies to work in community health centres in the districts), as
well as work with national and other international faculty members to
establish, deliver and lead a PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine. Clinical
work forms part of the job, but is always directed towards mentoring
and training the junior medical staff and trainees.


You will work at the Hospital Nacional Guido Valadares (HNGV), the
national teaching hospital in Dili. An attractive remuneration package
includes accommodation in the vibrant capital city.


The Timor-Leste Program currently employs six full-time clinicians at
HNGV. The RACS program is funded by a range of important donors,
including the Australian Government through the Department of Foreign
Affairs and Trade.

How to apply:

Please direct expressions of interest and a current CV to:

Ms Kate Groves, Senior Program Officer or +61 3 9276 7436

Closing Date: 15 June 2016

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