Darling Downs Health

Cherbourg, Kingaroy, Dalby, Chinchilla, Oakey, Jandowae, Miles, Tara, Taroom, Warwick, Stanthorpe, Millmerran, Texas, Inglewood, Goondiwindi, Murgon, Nanango, Wondai

Are you looking to experience the diversity of rural medicine? If so, we may have the ideal role for you!

Job details


Position status Permanent,Temporary
Position type Full-time,Part-time
Occupational group Health – Medical
Classification L10-L13, L13-L27, L4-L9, MOR1-1-MOR1-3, MSR1-1-MSR1-4
Workplace Location Darling Downs – Maranoa,Toowoomba region,Wide Bay
Job ad reference QLD/DD2401540679
Closing date 08-May-2024
Yearly salary $125808 – $258910
Fortnightly salary $4822.20 – $9924.00
Salary Other $63.45 – $124.05 p.h
Job duration Various
Contact person Dr James Ware or Dr Allison Johns
Contact details 0409 359 073 or 0427 857 068
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We are seeking: 

  • Principal House Officer/ Registrar
  • Resident Medical Officer (Junior House Officer/ Senior House Officer)
  • Senior Medical Officer (Rural Generalist/ Provisional Fellow/ Obstetrics/ Anaesthetics)
  • Staff Specialist (Emergency Medicine/ Physician)
  • Medical Superintendent
  • Medical Officer with Private Practice
  • Medical Superintendent with Private Practice
  • Visiting Medical Officer
  • Senior Staff Specialist
  • Medical Superintendent with FRACMA – Senior Status
  • Deputy Medical Superintendent with FRACMA – Senior Status
  • Assistant Medical Superintendent with FRACMA – Senior Status
  • Medical Officer Advanced Credentialed Practice –Rural Generalist – Senior Status
  • Senior Rural Generalist MOPP
  • Senior Rural Generalist MSPP

If you are looking for a rewarding opportunity with an excellent salary and benefits, training and further career opportunities, please apply! 

Let’s talk about you:

  • Registration as a Medical Practitioner with AHRPA is essential
  • Fellowship with either ACRRM or RACGP is highly desirable
  • Enrolment in a training program toward these Fellowships (Registrars enrolled in AGPT, RVTS or ACRRM independent training programs) is also accepted
  • Advanced DRANZCOG, Diploma in Anaesthetics (JCCA) or Advanced Skills in Emergency Medicine, Medicine, Rural Generalist Surgery or Paediatrics is highly desirable

 How to Apply

  • Complete the questionnaire to specify the position, location and position status you are applying for.
  • Attach your curriculum vitae.

What we offer

  • Incentive payments up to $70,000 for interstate and international candidates who relocate to one of our rural facilities (MMM 4 -7)
  • Incentive payments up to $50,000 for existing Queensland medical practitioners who relocate from a non-rural location
  • Relocation and Accommodation Assistance
  • Attractive salary rates including an Australian first cost of living adjustment payment, competitive annual salary increases topped off with generous superannuation contributions
  • Salary packaging
  • Flexible working arrangements and leave entitlements
  • Plenty of research opportunities to explore
  • Wellness programs including Fitness Passport
  • Lower cost of living

We are incentivising health workers to move to Darling Downs Health, to take up a job in regional and remote Queensland. To find out if you are eligible, click here, payments commence 1 July 2023.

Why Darling Downs Health

Darling Downs Health’s region is a large geographic area covering approximately 90,000 square kilometres. We are one of the largest employers in the region, with a diverse team of more than 6,000 staff. We deliver frontline health services across our 28 facilities and treat more than 85,000 admissions to hospital, see greater than 158,000 people through our Emergency Departments, support the birth of almost 3,000 babies and perform more than 19,000 breastscreens.

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas throughout our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work culture that values and respects diversity in the workplace. We also believe that all our employees should be treated fairly, with dignity and with respect.  Darling Downs Health is committed to providing a safe, secure and supportive workplace that aligns with our values of Compassion, Integrity, Dignity, Innovation and Courage.

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Further information


We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

For more information about Darling Downs Health, please go to www.health.qld.gov.au/darlingdowns




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