Medical Officer - Kalgoorlie

Date published

15 Jul 2021

Applications close

30 Sep 2021



Full Time – Fixed Term Contract to February 2023

The Royal Flying Doctors Service Western Operations (RFDSWO) has been providing medical services to the West Australian people for over 90 years and is one of Australia’s most iconic and trusted brands.

This is a residential role based in the Eastern Goldfields region of Western Australia, Kalgoorlie-Boulder which is situated 590 kilometres inland of Perth and is Australia’s largest outback city with a population of more than 30,000 people. We are seeking a suitability skilled and experienced doctor to provide a wide range of clinical services, including but not limited to aeromedical retrieval, telemedicine, flying medical clinics and indigenous health.

Who Are We Looking For?
To be successful in this role you should have experience in the following relevant areas;


Registration, or the ability to register, with AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency) as a Medical Practitioner
A minimum of five years of postgraduate experience
Significant experience in emergency medicine, anaesthesia, and acute paediatrics
Able to independently manage critically ill and injured patients, including procedural skills relevant to critical care medicine
Excellent communication and teamwork


    FACRRM or FRACGP or equivalent, or experienced career medical officers
    Obstetric experience
    Primary health care experience
    Experience in pre-hospital or retrieval medicine
    Experience in regional or remote medical practice

      Why Join Us? With a workplace spanning thousands of kilometres in regional and outback Western Australia you’ll see work and life like never before. In addition, we offer: 

      • Attractive remuneration package with salary sacrificing benefits 
      • Housing and fully maintained vehicle provided 
      • Comprehensive orientation program 
      • Up to eight weeks leave

      If this role is strongly matched to your skills and experience (and you are looking for your next adventure!), please contact Tania Baldwin, Senior Human Resources Business Partner, on (08) 9417 6462 to discuss possible opportunities. To apply for this role please submit your resume outlining your skills and experience to

      The Royal Flying Doctors Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres
      Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities to apply.