Emergency Medicine Registrar - August 2020 Intake

Date published

23 Sep 2019

Applications close

25 Oct 2019



The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (RFDS) is one of the largest and most comprehensive aeromedical organisations in the world. Using the latest in aviation, medical and communications technology, we deliver extensive health care and 24-hour emergency service to those who live in and travel through remote, rural and regional Australia.

The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (RFDS) South Eastern Section has a number of opportunities for Emergency Medicine Registrars to join our Dubbo Base for our intakes in August 2020. Contracts are for a minimum 12 month period.

We also have 1 position available for February 2020 intake

The position of Registrar with RFDS offers a unique and diverse experience with a mix of emergency medical retrievals and emergency medicine. Based in Dubbo, with rotations to Broken Hill, Registrar’s work 0.5 in Dubbo Emergency Department and 0.5 Retrieval with RFDS concurrently. Both sites are accredited with ACEM (6 months training for Emergency Medicine and 6 months for a Special Skills term in Pre-hospital and Retrieval).

All registrars undertake our comprehensive induction package with Sydney HEMS, Dubbo and Broken Hill RFDS. We train and support you to a high standard to help you learn and grow your skills as an emergency medicine doctor.

Our Standards:

- Minimum 5 years post graduate experience
- 12 months critical care (ED or ICU) and at least 6 months of Anaesthetics experience
- Experience in the management of critically ill patients including trauma
- Knowledge of ALS, APLS, ATLS (or equivalents) and modern critical care practice
- Evidence of competency in procedures relevant to critical care in medicine

- Pre hospital experience
- Experience in regional/rural/remote/telehealth medicine
- Obstetric experience
- Working in high functioning teams
- Australian permanent resident/citizen

You will be well supported with regular medical training and there is tremendous scope to develop your skills as a clinician in a supportive but demanding environment.

Benefits Include:

- Cash Salary: $180,544 per annum plus 9.5% superannuation
- Total remuneration (cash and non-cash components): $226,497 per annum plus superannuation
- Salary sacrificing provisions
- Fully furnished accommodation provided (at no cost) and relocation expenses reimbursed
- Car, mobile and internet provided
- Two weeks study leave and six weeks annual leave per annum
- Access to regular medical training and a dedicated individual budget for professional development
- Professional subscription coverage
- Opportunity to work in outback Australia with an  iconic organisation providing a valuable service to rural and remote communities
To Apply:
 Email your application along with your resume, cover letter, credentials and details of two referees to careers@rfdsse.org.au

Applications Close on Friday, 25th October 2019

Any published closing dates are estimated, the RFDS SE aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible.  This means that we will close adverts as soon as we have found the right candidate and this may be before the published closing date.  We would therefore advise interested applicants to submit an application as early as possible.

The RFDS of Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer