Aeromedical Physicians

Date published

22 Oct 2020

Applications close

31 Dec 2020


Alice Springs

Job ID


About the RFDS (Central Operations)

We are leaders in providing aeromedical and primary health care services to people in remote, rural and regional locations across the Northern Territory and South Australia.  As we head toward our 100th year of providing services, we are focused on becoming more specialised, more innovative and a better connected health service provider.

About this Opportunity

The Aeromedical Physician will be based in Alice Springs and on call for long-haul interhospital transfers of critically ill adults who need higher level care in larger urban centres on our custom designed PC24 jet. While maintaining skills in your role at Alice Springs Hospital, you will grow and maintain your aeromedical retrieval skills by working shifts for RFDS Central Operations from our Alice Springs base alongside our highly qualified flight nurses.

About You

To be successful in this role you will have:

- Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
- Current Fellowship with one or more of the following:
o College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM)
o College of Intensive Care Medicine (CICM)
o Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA)
o Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM)
o Credentialled (or eligible for credentialing) with State/Territory-wide scope of clinical practice in Aeromedical Retrieval and Evacuation.

Ideally, you will also have experience in aeromedicine, along with a well-developed understanding of rural and remote Australia and the challenges of providing first class healthcare within these environments.

As part of our team you can expect varied, challenging and interesting work traversing the entirety of Australia.  We offer attractive remuneration including salary packaging benefits.

For the position description please click here.

For a confidential discussion please call: Dr Mardi Steere – Executive General Manager Medical & Retrieval Services  - Mobile: 0447 674 712

To apply please click the 'Apply' button below to be re-directed to our Career Centre.

Please note, we reserve the right to appoint to the position before the published closing date. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit an application as early as possible.

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer that fosters a positive culture and offers a diverse, safe and supportive work environment.