Retrieval Registrars and Consultants

Date published

12 Feb 2024


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

  • August 2024, February 2025 Intakes and beyond...
  • Positions in Dubbo and Broken Hill, NSW
  • Base salary $198K plus 20% shift worker loading plus generous salary packaging


Retrieval Registrar
Seeking Registrars and Consultants
Dubbo and Broken Hill
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.
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 for August 2024 and February 2025 start dates. Opportunities are available for Full Time Registrars and Part Time Consultants to join our team. 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.

A Day in the Life of a Retrieval Registrar
No two days or two patients will be the same. We offer a variety of rotations at our various sites in the Far West and Western, NSW including;
  • our Bases in Dubbo and Broken Hill. You will participate in a rotating training program with placements in Dubbo and Broken Hill;
  • local rural hospitals; and
  • providing telehealth services.
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 a day in the life of one of our Medical Officers 
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 in an aviation environment. The role requires you to be able to think on your feet and safely adapt to changing environments and scenarios.   
To apply: Apply online at our website, please include your Cover Letter and CV.
The RFDS of Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer