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Medical Practitioners

RFDS Retrieval Doctors needed in Western Australia


Reference: 4862627

Want to be part of a team dedicated to clinical excellence and improving access to rural health care?

Like a role where the work is varied and exciting?

Fancy the Australian Outback as your office?

RFDS, Australia's most reputable charity for the past eight years, needs broadly experienced and energetic doctors to provide a range of clinical services from its bases across Western Australia, including:

  • Aeromedical retrieval
  • Telemedicine
  • Flying medical clinics
  • Indigenous health

Full time and Fly-In Fly-Out options are available.

Essential Criteria

  • Registration, or the ability to be registered, with AHPRA as Medical Practitioner
  • A minimum of five years 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 skills

Desirable Criteria

  • 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

Contract terms

Minimum 12 month contract offered, with a formal orientation program provided. Laptop and mobile phone provided. Professional development allowance, study leave provisions, salary packaging. Up to 8 weeks of annual leave per year. Housing and a motor vehicle provided at rural bases.

If you have any enquiries please phone Rachel Blackburn, Medical Workforce & Recruitment Manager, on (08) 9417 6393 for further information.

Applications Close: 31 Dec 2019