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Medical Officer of the Commonwealth

Position title: Medical Officer of the Commonwealth

Position location: Canberra, ACT

Essential Requirements: FRACGP / FACRRM / FRACMA (or equivalent).

Work type: 5 days a week, standard business hours

Pay type: Ongoing contractor

Indicative rate of pay: $ TBC per hour inclusive of superannuation or plus GST – based on experience/skills suitable to the role.

Start Date: ASAP – however due to the nature of the role and high-level security clearance needed, it requires detailed compliance checks and registration before approval / engagement (approximately 8-12 weeks).



About the Role: 

  • Government organisation.
  • Working with a Clinical Advisory Team including multiple types of Specialists, Specialist GPs, Senior Nurses and Chief Medical Officer and non-clinical staff.
  • Delivering health policy, inter-governmental initiatives, organisational health, quality assurance, contract management, health systems and health services support.

About You:

  • Future potential of a senior position such as Deputy Chief Medical Officer.
  • Interest or skills in Public Health, Occupational Health, Migration Health or Detention/Refugee Health.
  • Experience working in a large organisation (eg. government, medical services, financial services, corporate world, medical administration).
  • Unconditional AHPRA Registration.
  • Australian Citizen.
  • 4-5 days per week.


Contact [email protected] with your CV for review or to find out more.