Retrieval Registrars and Consultants

Date published

19 Sep 2023


NSW Other

Job ID


Retrieval Registrars and Consultants

Exciting opportunity for Registrars and Consultants to join the Emergency Retrieval team for positions starting in February 2024 and August 2024


  • Healthcare & Medicine
  • Medical Practitioner
  • Contract or Temp

Key points

  • Seeking Emergency Medicine and Anaesthetics Registrars and Consultants
  • Based in Dubbo and Broken Hill, NSW
  • Base salary $198K plus 20% shift worker loading plus generous salary packaging


The Royal Flying Doctor Service is an organisation that requires little introduction. We’ve been supporting rural and remote communities since 1928 and are there when we’re needed most. In the past 12 months we have delivered over 85,000 occasions of care including Emergency Retrieval, Patient Transfers, Mental Health Consultations, Dental Care and Vaccinations and we’re now seeking our next Medical Officers to join us in 2024/2025. 

Are you ready for a change from a hospital setting or even out of the city? We are currently recruiting for the Emergency Retrieval team of our organisation. Opportunities are available for Full Time Registrars and Part Time Consultants. With us you’ll get the best of both worlds, regional living and the opportunity to be with a patient from the second they call for help to ensure they receive the best care.

Based in Dubbo, you will split your time between rotations to both of our bases (our second being Broken Hill), time in our local hospitals and providing telehealth services. Dubbo,  approximately a 4.5h drive from Sydney, a thriving regional hub at the crossroads of three major highways and one of NSW’s top regional tourist destinations, is filled with bustling cafes and plenty of recreational activities for the whole family. Broken Hill, being the gateway to the true Outback is a diverse town full of history, art, amazing scenery and some of the best pubs in NSW. 
Who are we looking for? We require our Medical Officers to: 

  • have a minimum of 5 years post graduate experience 
  • be an advanced trainee with 18 months critical care (ED and ICU) and 6 months of Anaesthetics experience 
  • have experience in the management of critically ill patients including trauma 
  • ideally have knowledge of ALS, APLS, ATLS (or equivalent) and modern critical care practice 
What's in it for you?  
  • Base salary of $198K plus 20% shift worker loading - plus generous salary packaging;
  • Housing allowance to the value of $30,000.00 per year or RFDS provided housing for full time employees;
  • Five weeks of annual leave;
  • Relocation assistance;
  • Regular medical training...wait until you see our induction program.
What next?  
We want to hear from you. Hit apply and we can reach out and talk you through the role in more detail and get an understanding of what you’re looking for. Take a look at life as one of our Medical Officer's:

Our Values: 
Our values of Reliability, Care, Trust and Safety  shape the way we work as individuals, as team members and with the communities we serve. 
Successful applicants must have good fitness and be comfortable working at heights. The role requires you to be able to think on your feet and safely adapt to changing environments and scenarios.   
The RFDS of Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer