Senior Medical Officer (Specified)

Full Time, Permanent

Based in Cairns

This position will, under the leadership of the Executive Director, Medical Services (DMS), provide medical leadership, clinical governance support and strategic advice to the DMS and Senior Leadership Team (SLT) to ensure the delivery of quality, sustainable, evidence-based comprehensive primary health care services which align to the strategic goals of the organisation, policy direction and needs of the community.


Benefits of working with Wuchopperen:

  • Monday to Friday, no weekends
  • No on call requirement
  • Attractive remuneration rate
  • Generous salary sacrifice benefits
  • 5 weeks Annual Leave entitlements
  • 12% Superannuation Contribution
  • Commitment to professional development


Applicants for the above position will:

  • Hold current AHPRA registration
  • Be eligible for a Medicare Provider number
  • Demonstrate relevant experience and/or qualifications
  • Hold Fellowship of ACRRM and / or RACGP Accreditation as a GP (Desirable)
  • Possess a current driver’s licence


How to Apply

To be eligible for interview, applicants must:

  • Provide a cover letter of no more than two pages, addressing the Core Capabilities in the Position Description
  • Provide a Specified Reference
  • Hold a current Blue Card (for suitability to work with children and young people)
  • Be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (at least 2 vaccinations) and provide evidence
  • Possess a current driver’s licence.


Applicants who do not address these requirements, will not be considered for shortlisting.


For more information please see the Position Description or contact Dr Nicolette Roux, Director Medical Services

on (07) 4080 1000.

Closing date for applications:  5 pm on Monday, 26th of February 2024.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Please send all applications to