Registered Nurses

Registered Nurses

As a Flight Nurse with the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (Queensland Section) Limited (RFDS), you will participate in both Primary Health Care Clinics and Aeromedical retrievals and will be making a difference to those most in need. If you are a Registered Nurse with Midwifery qualifications, and have experience in emergency/intensive care nursing, this unique and exciting opportunity could be the next step in your nursing career. A Child and Family Health qualification; Immunisation Endorsement and/or experience in rural and remote health would be highly advantageous.



>        Relevant registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA)  and

>        Post registration qualifications in Midwifery.


>        Critical Care



>        Experience in emergency and / or intensive care nursing


>        Experience in rural or remote health

>        Experience in primary health care;

>        Experience working in a cross-cultural environment

>        Experience working in an Aeromedical environment

Skills Competence


>        Basic life support

>        Advanced life support

>        Clinical Procedures – relevant to the area of Aeromedical Flight Nursing. (EG. Cannulation, LMA insertion)

Note: The RFDS may in certain circumstances assist Flight Nurses to reach competence in the above areas through facilitated training.



>        Excellent communication skills and ability to extract relevant information required to deliver safe and effective care to the patient.



>        Familiar with Health (Drugs and Poisons) Regulation 1996

>        Administration of pharmaceuticals (i.e. dosages, action, side effects, antidotes)

>        Medical equipment (i.e. use and care of relevant medical equipment)



>        Work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural team

>        Work alone and with minimal supervision

>        Promotes a safe and harmonious working environment

>        Work collaboratively with external service providers

>        Use and promote effective communication and interpersonal skills

>        Work flexible hours


Other Requirements    

>        Current driver’s licence

>        Eligibility for an ASIC Card

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The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (Queensland Section) Limited (RFDS) is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are encouraged to apply.

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