Medical Officers | Expressions of Interest

Date published

18 Nov 2020

Location

Brisbane Base

Job ID

217697

Medical Officers | Expressions of Interest

Your role could vary from emergency aeromedical retrievals to a remote clinic overlooking the rugged landscape of outback Queensland!

Classifications

  • Healthcare & Medicine
  • Medical Practitioner
  • Permanent / Full Time

Key points

  • Attractive remuneration + Salary Packaging + Allowances
  • Make a real impact in QLD communities
  • Multiple oppurtunities - Cairns, Mount Isa, Charleville

Description

About Us

The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia is one of the largest and most comprehensive aeromedical organisations in the world. Using the latest in aviation, medical and communications technology, RFDS delivers extensive primary healthcare and 24-hour emergency service, from nine strategic bases, to those who live, work and travel throughout Australia.


The Opportunities

Imagine your day starting with a flight over the spectacular countryside in Australia!

The RFDS (Queensland Section) is currently seeking Medical Officers to join the team for a range of exciting upcoming opportunities across various locations in Queensland. The RFDS provides primary health care, aeromedical retrieval and remote (telehealth) consultations. Your role could vary from emergency aeromedical retrievals to a remote clinic overlooking the rugged landscape of outback Queensland.


Why join us?

Your contribution will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration package plus salary packaging arrangements, relocation assistance, a comprehensive orientation program and ongoing professional development support.


Who are we looking for?

To be successful in this role you should have:

  • AHPRA Board Registration; or the ability to be registered as a Medical Practitioner with AHPRA (Medical Board of Australia) is essential
  • 5 years post graduate experience, or working at Senior Registrar level
  • An understanding of rural and remote medicine
  • Advanced Life Support (ALS2)
  • Minimum of 6 months of Emergency Medicine 
  • Minimum 6 months experience in Anaesthesia 
  • Minimum 6 months of experience in Intensive Care or 3 months of Intensive Care and a further 3 months made up of any combination of Emergency Medicine, Pre-Hospital Retrieval Medicine or Anaesthetics
  • Minimum 6 months of experience in Paediatrics ; or 12 months experience in a mixed adult/paediatric emergency department; or 12 months in procedural GP (Emergency Medicine) in a mixed adult/paediatric Emergency Department
  • General Practice or Primary Health Care minimum of 6 months
  • Basic Obstetrics
Interested?  

To discuss opportunities within the RFDS (Queensland Section) please contact recruitment@rfdsqld.com.au 

Please note applications for employment may be subject to review by a representative from Queensland Health for the purposes of deeming experience and qualifications for the role that you are applying for, and if requested you may be required provide further evidence of Intensive Care and Anaesthetic experience by providing the organisation with procedural logbooks, training records or any other relevant documentation.  

Successful candidates will be subject to a Police Checks and Pre-employment Drug and Alcohol Testing. Candidates are required to hold a current, unrestricted Australian Driver's Licence and obtain an ASIC Card.  You will also be required to successfully complete the RFDS credentialing process.  Prior to appointment you will be required to provide certified copies of qualifications/registrations and evidence of immunity or vaccination against VPD.

The RFDS is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are encouraged to apply.