Medical Officers

Job No: RFDS301
Location: Mount Isa

Whenever and wherever people in Queensland need us the most, we’re there. That’s how it’s been for almost a century. Join us and help us keep it that way.

About us:

The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia  is one of the largest and most comprehensive aeromedical organisations in the world. Using the latest in aviation, medical and communications technology, RFDS delivers extensive primary healthcare and 24-hour emergency service, from nine strategic bases, to those who live, work and travel throughout Australia.

The role:

Imagine your day starting with a flight over the most spectacular countryside in Australia!

  • Full Time roles available based in Mount Isa, with fully furnished accommodation provided

RFDS Queensland Section (RFDS) is seeking Medical Officers to join the team in Mount Isa. From Mount Isa Base, the RFDS provides  primary health care, aeromedical retrieval and remote (telehealth)  consultations. Your role could vary from emergency aeromedical retrievals to a remote clinic overlooking the rugged landscape of outback Queensland.

Why join us?

In return for your skills, energy and commitment to our mission, we offer you the opportunity to make a real impact in Queensland communities and truly help others. You will work every day with people who are passionate about our purpose and proud of their contribution to our iconic organisation, and to the people of Queensland.

As a specialist in our exceptional frontline team, you will face a unique professional challenge. You’ll use all the skills you’ve worked so hard to acquire, making a difference to the health and wellbeing of rural/remote Queenslanders. With a workplace spanning thousands of kilometers of regional and outback Queensland, you will have a work and life experience like no other.

Your contribution will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration package plus salary packaging arrangements, remote allowance, relocation assistance, a comprehensive orientation program and ongoing professional development support.

Who are we looking for? To be successful in this role ideally you should have:

  • A minimum of five years post graduate experience
  • General Practice or Primary Health Care experience
  • Emergency Medicine experience
  • Anaesthetics and/or ICU experience
  • Current Advanced Life Support (ALS2) or equivalent

Fellowship in General Practice (FRACGP, FACRRM) is highly regarded.  It is essential that you are currently registered or have the ability to be registered with AHPRA (Medical Board of Australia).

There are three ‘must-haves’ that we look for in every employee of RFDS (Queensland Section).   We want people who:   

  • Are passionate about providing the finest care to people in Queensland; 
  • Go above and beyond to drive a positive, cohesive team culture – helping each other to help others; 
  • Embrace the challenges our organisation faces - have the motivation to help us thrive in a competitive, commercial and KPI-driven environment. 


For further information please contact Renae Murphy, Health Workforce Coordinator on 61 + (0) 7 3860 1135.  

Successful candidates will be subject to a Police Checks and Pre-employment Drug and Alcohol Testing.  

You will be required to successfully complete the RFDS credentialing process which includes providing certified copies of qualifications/registrations and evidence of immunity or vaccination against VPD

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