Acamdemic Medical Officer

Date posted: 08 Mar 2018    Applications close: 05 Apr 2018
Location: Broken Hill, NSW
Contact name: See below    Email:

The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (RFDS) in partnership with the University of Sydney’s Department of Rural Health (UDRH) is seeking an experienced medical officer to work in a truly multi-faceted role comprising of clinical leadership and academic work from our Broken Hill base.


Our committed team at the RFDS provides GP and primary health services to the local community, to conduct clinics and consultations across remote Western NSW.  We are significantly expanding our telehealth resources and our primary health services.


The passionate UDRH team operates a successful multidisciplinary rural clinical placement program for medical, nursing and allied health students in far western NSW, contributes to research into rural and remote health issues and supports health service and community development in the region.


As the Academic Medical Officer your day will involve an interesting mix of teaching, management and clinical work. You will play a leadership role working with staff in registrar education and training, as well as the development, management and delivery of medical education programs.


This is a flexible role which will be split across 4 days a week in an academic role and 1 day a week in a clinical role.


Essential Qualifications:

           FRACGP or FACRRM

           Good interpersonal and leadership skills

           Rural generalist with critical care skills desirable, but not essential


Essential Experience:

           Significant postgraduate experience and general qualifications in clinical practice

           Experience in General Practice

           Teaching Experience – Experience in developing, managing and delivering medical education programs


Benefits include:

           Fully furnished housing and relocation expenses

           Access to study leave and regular medical training

           Generous salary sacrificing and annual leave provisions

           Opportunity to work with an iconic organisation providing a valuable service to rural and remote communities.

For more information


Carlie Gross, General Manager – People and Culture, RFDS NSW

 - Email:

 - Application with two referees can be emailed to


This role is being recruited In proud partnership with:


The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (South Eastern Section) and the University of Sydney’s Department of Rural Health