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Medical Officer

  • : CHG Defence
  • : 14-Oct-2019
  • : Brisbane City QLD 4000
  • Occupational Medicine with a pre-employment focus
  • Contribute to the future of our Defence personnel
  • Ideal hours, 8am – 4pm

Benefits For You

Ever dreamed of work-life-balance?  With no weekend work and hours aligned to business hours, the ability to unwind annually over the New Year period… this dream can be a reality at CHG Defence.   This position enables you to leave work at work, and promotes a structured approach to your day.   Professional Development opportunities are offered internally to all employees providing a continual opportunity to develop and grow in the role.

The Brisbane office is in the CBD, close to Central and many public transport links as well as the convenience of a Cycle Centre in the building.  Furthermore it’s a very social office, with an active Social Committee who hosts activities throughout the year and a monthly raffle! 

About the Role

We are seeking a focussed and experienced Doctor to join the Defence Force Recruiting (DFR) Medical Assessment team in Brisbane.    

This vacancy is for a Part Time team member to ideally work 22.5 hours per week however Full Time hours are available for the right applicant.  Hours are normally 8am to 4pm  with some earlier start times (7.30am) or occasional later finishes (4.30pm), advance notice will be provided.  There is the requirement to be rostered on and work some (albeit limited) Public Holidays and Saturdays.

This position is responsible for medically assessing candidates to determine their suitability for entry into the Australian Defence Forces.  Utilising your extensive medical background the successful applicant will make accurate clinical decisions that are relied upon at all stages of a candidate’s assessment and enlistment.This role requires high level interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships as it works as part of a small multidisciplinary team including Nursing, Administration, Psychology, Recruitment and Military personnel.

As this site forms part of a Region and a wider National team we have great opportunities to travel the state as well as travel interstate for those who are interested, travel is always fully paid.  CHG Defence considers all requests for professional development and attendance at conferences that will assist you within the DFR scope and for your individual development.

About CHG Defence

Corporate Health Group (CHG) Defence is the national provider of specialised medical examinations for candidates seeking to join the Australian Defence Forces through Defence Force Recruiting (DFR).  CHG Defence employs more than 100 doctors, nurses and administrators in 16 DFR Centres across Australia. 

CHG Defence lives out our values of Respect, Excellence, Loyalty, Integrity and Collaboration. When working at CHG Defence you must be prepared to contribute and work within the true spirit of teamwork and in return you will be afforded an environment that focuses on persistence in the face of obstacles, respects everyone’s strengths and talents and an environment that aims to exceed customer expectations.

Skills and Experience

The ideal candidate will have a general practice, occupational medicine or medical on-base/defence background.  Specific experience in pre-employment medicals would be desirable.  Confidence in navigating company software and general computer skills along with a desire to be a team player is critical to the success of the applicant.  Experience in the provision of training and auditing of clinical services would be advantageous.

To be eligible for this position applicants must have unconditional registration with AHPRA, Australian Citizenship is essential and must be willing to undergo the Australian Defence Force (ADF) security clearance process.  Fellowship with a relevant college would be highly advantageous.


If you are interested, please provide a cover letter and resume via email (see below) as soon as possible. 

For more information please contact Sarah Stephens on the number provided.


Job Title
Medical Officer
Salary / Pay Type
Hourly Rate
Salary / Pay Range
$100 to $120
Start timeframe
Posted By
CHG Defence
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Candidate Criteria
Australian Health Practitioner Registration
Australian Residency / Visa Status
Brisbane City QLD 4000
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