Emergency Medicine Registrar - Feb 2020, Aug 2020 and 2021 Intake

Date published

14 May 2019

Applications close

21 Jun 2019



Job ID

Emergency Medicine Registrar

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 February and August 2020 and 2021. Contracts are for a minimum 12 month period.

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:

- Generous salary, salary sacrificing and annual leave provisions
- Fully furnished accommodation provided (at no cost) and relocation expenses reimbursed
- Car, mobile and internet provided
- Two weeks study leave, 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

For more information about these positions
or to discuss your interest, please contact Dr Andrew Caldin via email Andrew.Caldin@rfdsse.org.au

To apply:
Email your application along with your resume, cover letter, credentials and details of two referees to careers@rfdsse.org.au

Applications Close: 21st June 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