13/09/2022

Retrieval Consultant

$400,000 - $500,000 yearly
  • Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia, Central Operations
  • Adelaide Airport (ADL), Sir Richard Williams Avenue, Adelaide Airport SA, Australia
Part time Health Care

Job Description

.25 up to .75FTE opportunities available
Based in Port Augusta/Adelaide possible
Various flexible roster opportunities available

About the RFDS (Central Operations)

Saving and improving lives for over 90 years, the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (RFDS) is a leader in the delivery of emergency aeromedical and community health care services to rural and remote Australia.

Serving South Australia and the Northern Territory, the team at RFDS Central Operations exists to support happier and healthier Australians, no matter where they live, work or play. We continually invest in our people, infrastructure and technology to improve our patient-centred care.

About this Opportunity


RFDSCO retrieval doctors support remote South Australians by providing remote emergency advice, clinical coordination of primary retrievals & aeromedical emergency care from our Port Augusta base. You may be based/living in Adelaide maintaining your skills in emergency medicine or anaesthesia, with a passion for supporting regional communities part time by driving to Port Augusta once every 4-8 weeks for a 4-7 day rotation as part of a team of highly skilled doctors and flight nurses. You will have a passion for responsive, timely emergency care for our most isolated communities.

About You


To be successful in this role you will be a doctor with experience in emergency, ICU & anaesthesia. You will have:

• Unrestricted Medical Practitioner registration with AHPRA
• Fellowship with ACEM, ANZCA or RACGP/ACRRM with JCCA or GEMS certification
• Minimum three years’ experience in Emergency medicine and/or Anaesthesia
• Minimum 6 months training in a critical care environment
• Experience in procedural skills, resuscitation and paediatrics
• A good understanding of and appreciation for primary healthcare, allied healthcare and your nursing colleagues
• Experience supervising and mentoring consultants, registrars and medical students
• Highly developed leadership, management and communication skills

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

Our Benefits


As part of our team you can expect varied, challenging and interesting work. We offer attractive remuneration including salary packaging benefits, co-contributory superannuation, subsidised accommodation and utilities, company motor vehicle, six weeks’ leave per year and relocation assistance.

You’ll come to work knowing that your efforts are enabling our organisation to remain at the forefront of rural and remote health care delivery and advocacy. Importantly, you’re also helping ensure our organisation is efficient, effective and sustainable now and in the future.

If you are keen to work in an organisation that makes a real difference to all Australians, apply now.

For a confidential discussion in relation to the role please contact Mardi Steere, Executive General Manager Medical and Retrieval Services on 0447 674 712 .

For the position description and to apply please click here

The RFDS has mandatory vaccination requirements. Please contact us if you would like to know more.

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is an equal opportunity employer that fosters a positive culture and offers a diverse, safe and supportive work environment.

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