Flight Nurse (Midwifery) Rockhampton

Date published

04 May 2021


Rockhampton Base

Job ID


Flight Nurse (Midwifery) Rockhampton

Provide the finest care through emergency aeromedical retrievals and inter-hospital transfer services with the RFDS Rockhampton Flight Nurse team!


  • Healthcare & Medicine
  • Nurse / Midwife
  • Part-time

Key points

  • Part Time role available - Maintain a work life balance !
  • Attractive Salary + Super + Salary packaging
  • Located in Rockhampton


Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Queensland Section is looking for a dedicated, confident, experienced and passionate Registered Nurse and Midwife to be a part of the Rockhampton Flight Nurse team. RFDS Rockhampton Base provides emergency aeromedical retrieval and inter-hospital transfer services to over 2,500 patients a year.

The Role;

  • Maximum Term, Part Time role
  • Located in Rockhampton

Essential Skills;
  • Registered Nurse and Midwife
  • Demonstrated 5 years' post graduate experience (full-time equivalent)
  • Demonstrated 3-5 years experience in a critical care environment in the last 7 years (recognised 24-hour Emergency Department or a recognised Intensive Care Unit)
  • Ability to spend considerable time working in the confined spaces of a small aircraft
Desirable Skills (Can be obtained prior to starting employment)  
  • Current Advanced Life Support (ALS)
  • Paediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Neonatal resuscitation certification
Why join us?  
  • We provide extensive and supportive orientation programs prior to commencement
  • We offer attractive Salary + Educational Entitlement + Super if applicable (i.e.- Graduate certificate in Emergency Nursing earns additional entitlements)
  • We offer additional Salary packaging of up to $15 900- increasing your take home pay
  • We support professional development with 12 days paid study leave
  • We provide Six weeks Annual leave
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.

Looking for a change? Rockhampton is close to the beautiful QLD coast but still Central Queensland. Enjoy the best of both worlds; being in the heart of cattle country while still neighbouring the Great Barrier Reef. Enjoy a supportive team environment at RFDS Rockhampton base with a dedicated team fostering growth, who are passionate about our purpose and deliver the finest care.
For further information regarding this role please contact Carolyn Overy, Manager - Clinical and Base Operations on 07 4921 2221 or email covery@rfdsqld.com.au  or please email recruitment@rfdsqld.com.au
Please ensure the following is clearly identified in resume: Job titleStart dateDepartmentBrief descriptionNature of Role -Clearly demonstrate Full-time, part-time (with full time equivalent i.e. 0.5 FTE) or casual. Without this clearly demonstrated we cannot ascertain your FTE.
Successful candidates will be subject to a Police Checks, medical assessment (if applicable) 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 be required to successfully complete the RFDS credentialing process which includes providing certified copies of qualifications/registrations and evidence of immunity or vaccination against Vaccine Preventable Diseases.
The RFDS is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are encouraged to apply.