Royal Flying Doctor Service Australia (Queensland Section)

The RFDS employs over 400 people in Queensland with positions ranging from pilots, doctors, nurses, engineers, allied health professionals, and a variety of administration and support services roles including finance, marketing and human resources. With its Queensland head office located at the Brisbane Airport, the RFDS operates 20 aircraft from nine operational bases located in Brisbane, Cairns, Townsville, Rockhampton, Bundaberg, Charleville, Mount Isa, Longreach and Roma.

All RFDS bases in Queensland (except Longreach) provide an aeromedical retrieval service for emergencies. This includes the provision of direct primary responses as well as transport of patients between hospitals – known as inter-hospital transfers.

All aircraft are staffed with a Pilot, Flight Nurse and a Medical Officer if required. The aircraft are fully pressurised and configured to resemble mini-intensive care units. They are fitted with either a Lifeport or TAS system and a stretcher loading system that is fully compatible with road ambulance systems.

Our mission at the RFDS (Queensland Section) is to provide the finest health care and aeromedical service across Queensland. Our vision is to improve health outcomes for people in rural, regional and remote Queensland.

Consider a career with the RFDS (Queensland Section) and make a real difference in people’s lives.

05/10/2021
$250,000 - $350,000 yearly
RFDS (Queensland Section) is seeking doctors to work in Aeromedical Retrieval to improve the health of people in regional, rural and remote Queensland.  The RFDS in Queensland are leaders in providing access to both aeromedical and primary health care services to people in remote, rural, and regional locations.  Although we have traditionally employed doctors who were able to work across both aeromedical and primary health care, we are currently looking for doctors who have a specific interest in a career in aeromedical retrieval and telehealth.   Who are we looking for? Medical Officers to work in Aeromedical Retrieval in QLD. To be successful in this role you should have: Registration with AHPRA as Medical Practitioner Fellowship of ACEM, RACGP, ACRRM, ANZCA or CICM (Senior Registrars are encouraged to apply) Sufficient experience in critical care medicine to meet credentialing requirements with QLD Health (Emergency Medicine, Anaesthetics, Intensive Care...
Royal Flying Doctor Service Australia (Queensland Section) Remote (Cairns, Charleville or Mount Isa locations) Contractor