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Rural Remote Positions

Rural and Remote Medicine is recognised as its own speciality in Australia and New Zealand.

Closely connected to both emergency and general practice the rural and remote speciality is overseen by the Australian College of Rural and Remote Health (ACRRM), and sub divisions of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP).

Permanent and locum positions are available from Resident Medical Officer (RMO) through to Medical Superintendent and Director of Medical Service level.

Pay can be expected to be up to $400,000 per annum for permanent posts and $2,500 per day for locum positions. Opportunities are available in both public and private hospitals for salaried, locum or visiting medical officer (VMO) posts.

Sub- Specialisations include being a Fellow of the Australia College of Rural and Remote Medicine (FACRRM) with advanced skills training (AST) in the following:

  • GP Obstetrics /Anaestetics (DRANZCOG / JCCA)
  • Generalist Emergency Medicine¬†(GEM)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
  • Academic Practice
  • Adult Internal Medicine
  • Mental Health
  • Paediatrics
  • Population Health
  • Remote Medicine
  • Rural Generalist Surgery


Please see our latest Rural Remote positions below


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  • NSW
  • Locum
  • $2000 per shift
  • Emergency Medicine

General Practitioner - Rural ED - 11 March 2020 to 16 December 2020 - $2000 per shift

  • WA
  • Locum
  • Up to $1600 per shift
  • Emergency Medicine

Large coastal hospital requires the ongoing assistance of Emergency doctors from PGY4+ to assist with locum blocks of 7 days+. We have the ability to look at ongoing locum positions and are able to set up a roster that works for you. Day, evening & night shifts required to be filled if working longer than 1 week. Rates range up to $1600 per shift depending on your experience. Flights up to $1000, car hire and beautiful self contained accommodation provided by hospital Get in touch today to discuss runs of dates that will work for you.


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