Pre-Hospital Retrieval Fellow - Northern Territory

  • CareFlight
  • Darwin NT, Australia
Seasonal Health Care

Job Description

  • Competitive remuneration + salary packaging
  • Fellow pay grade $150,000+
  • Darwin location
  • Iconic Australian Not-For-Profit organisation


CareFlight is an Australian not-for-profit aeromedical organisation. Our mission is to save lives, speed recovery and serve the community.


We operate from locations in NSW, northern WA and the Top End of the NT. Our specially trained doctors, nurses and paramedics use helicopters, aeroplanes, medi-jets and road ambulances to bring a hospital level of care to over 5,000 patients each year. We also deploy medical professionals to remote oil, gas & mining sites, both onshore and offshore.



The role

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a Fellow to join the Northern Operations team for a one-year placement.  During this time, you will work and train as a Registrar for the first six months with the opportunity to transition into training for a Medical Retrieval Consultant position for the final six months.  You will also have the opportunity to complete the Pre-Hospital Retrieval Medicine (PHRM) Diploma during the twelve-month placement. 


About you

To be successful in this role you will:

  • be an critical care trainee, registered with one of the following colleges (or equivalent if from overseas): ACEM / CICM / ANZCA / ACCRM.
  • have completed, or be in the final year of specialist training;
  • have successfully completed ATLS or EMST;
  • be physically fit and able to work at heights and in water;
  • be registered to practice in Australia (or be willing to undertake medical registration);
  • successfully complete CareFlight’s pre-employment physical assessment;
  • be prepared to undertake Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET); and
  • hold a current passport, driver’s licence and visa (if required).


The following will be highly regarded:

  • Completion of fellowship exam prior to commencement date.
  • A desire to work in Retrieval Medicine long-term.


How to apply

If you would like to be part of our team, you can apply using the link: https://careflight.org/careers/.  Please ensure you attach a current resume and covering letter that addresses the role’s essential criteria


CareFlight values diversity in the workplace.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.


All employees must comply with CareFlight’s Drug and Alcohol Management Plan (DAMP) as required by CASA and may be subject to random workplace testing.

Criminal Record and Working With Children Checks also apply.


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