Medical Practitioner / Medical Officer – Full-time or Part-time

Medical Practitioner / Medical Officer Full-time or Part-time


International SOS is the world’s leading provider of medical assistance, international healthcare, security services and outsourced customer care. They have over 6,000 dedicated professionals operating in more than 50 offices and 70 countries worldwide.

  • Work with HQ Defence Force Recruiting
  • Small and supportive team environment
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Based in Fairbairn, Canberra

The Position

They are currently recruiting for an experienced Medical Practitioner to join our HQ Defence Force Recruiting (DFR) team at Fairbairn, Canberra.

Key responsibilities include

  • Review medical submissions (appeal, waivers and medical fitness determinations) and provide written correspondence to submissions & determinations
  • Provide high quality advice to key stakeholders on the medical suitability of potential recruits applying to enter the ADF
  • Provide expert advice to regional DFR Medical Officers and supporting healthcare staff on clinical assessment, investigation and medical standard application
  • Liaise with the Services e.g. Army, Navy and Airforce, on the suitability of applicants for medical waivers against the entry medical standards when required
  • Interpretation, application and development of medical policies

To be considered

  • Must have Australian Citizenship
  • Current unconditional medical registration with AHPRA
  • Be eligible to apply for Baseline Security Clearance
  • Previous experience working in the ADF environment or Occupational Medicine preferred
  • Well-developed written and communication skills; along with good computer literacy
  • Engagement can be on either an employee or contractor basis
  • Applicants with recent ADF experience and a good understanding of ADF recruiting requirements highly regarded

HQDFR is an excellent place to work – a great team environment and flexible/full or part time working hours will be available for a Medical Practitioner experienced in Military Medicine, preferably in the Australian Defence Force environment.

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