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Please note:  Overseas Trained Physicians

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) conducts the training for all rheumatologists in Australia.

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If you are considering working in Australia, you may need to contact the Australian Embassy in your country regarding eligibility criteria for an Australian visa.

If you have any further queries, please contact the Overseas Trained Physician (OTP) unit of the College at OTPApplications@racp.edu.au


New Zealand


Dunedin Hospital

Permanent 0.8FTE Rheumatologist

This new position is a rare opportunity for a Rheumatologist with enthusiasm and vision to join an existing team of six Rheumatologists in a forward looking department with an international reputation. Click here for more information.

(posted 30 October 2020)


Short-term locum Rheumatologist - All locations considered
Short-term locum Rheumatologist available (1-3 weeks). Experienced in VIC, QLD and NSW. I am happy to cover both private and/or public jobs. References available. Email via i.rheumatologist@gmail.com.

(re-posted 15 September 2020)







Rheumatologist for Private Practice in South West Sydney
An exciting opportunity has come up for a rheumatologist to join our multi-specialty physician and allied health private practice. We are an established practice with an established patient and referral base, in the fastest population growth region in Sydney. Our only rheumatologist is leaving our practice to take up a new position at a hospital so we urgently require a rheumatologist to continue providing care for our patients, and continue to support the high demand service. We provide full administrative and billing support, along with mentorship for doctors new to private practice. Work hours flexible and is suitable for a rheumatologist seeking part-time private practice in our area.
To express your interest, please email your CV and contact details to physicianmedjobs@gmail.com.
(re-posted 10 November 2020)



The Goulburn Health Hub is a busy specialist centre in Goulburn, just 1.5hours from Campbelltown and 1 hour from Canberra. We are struggling to keep up with the huge demand from the region. We are looking for another rheumatologist to do 1 or 2 clinics per month. We can guarantee a full day from the beginning and attractive remuneration. If you are interested in seeing a rural patient mix please contact Sophie Ashton on sophie@goulburnhealthhub.com or 0439 623 268.
(re-posted 10 November 2020)


Port Macquarie

Rheumatologist position available in Port Macquarie in private practice F/T or P/T .There are also opportunities for appointment to Port Macquarie Base Hospital and teaching opportunities UNSW Medicine years1-6 Rural and Regional Campus. Port Macquarie is a thriving city with a large feeder population and is serviced by large Base and Private Hospitals. There are multiple medical and other subspecialty services, with 29 physicians. With 2 radiology practices, there are excellent Radiology services including x 3 MRI scanners, PET scanning, Nuclear Medicine and Interventional Radiology. The range of Rheumatology problems is broad, fascinating and engaging. This is a private practice established 31 years ago and has a broad referral base from Buladelah to the south, Dorrigo to the west and Grafton to the north. It is a friendly practice with a mix of private and medicare billing. This is a beautiful coastal city with a vibrant arts and restaurant scene, a wonderful coastline and hinterland and with multiple opportunities to achieve that work life balance. Housing, education for children, sporting and cultural activities are so easy to access. Feel free to email me.mprowse@bigpond.net.au or call 0408 658 960.
(posted 4 December 2020)

An exciting opportunity exits for a full or part time rheumatologist in Port Macquarie. Port Macquarie, in the Mid North Coast of NSW is a thriving tourist and regional centre. With beautiful beaches and rural hinterland Port Macquarie is just one hours flight or 41/2 hours drive from Sydney. We have a very large retirement community, well established Base Hospital with most specialities represented, a satellite campus of NSW Uni Medical School and an enthusiastic medical community. Sporting and outdoor activities abound and excellent schools are well established. Spacious and gracious rooms await a rheumatologist interested in working in a well established and busy practice. Please call 0425 203 232 or phone 02 6584 4222.
(re-posted 2 October 2020)


Wagga Wagga

To support the expansion of our visiting rheumatology service we are inviting Expressions of Interest from Rheumatologists with FRACP or who are nearing the completing of their training. For more information click here.
(Posted 22 December 2020)




We are seeking a Rheumatologist to join our dynamic multi-disciplinary private specialist practice and support an area of need for the Redlands / Bayside region (Queensland). This opportunity, starting end Jan 2021/Early Feb 2021, is ideal if you are either starting out and looking to be part of a community where the local need is high - or looking to balance with another position.
About us: Located ~40 min drive from Brisbane CBD & Gold Coast, the bayside community is rapidly growing with over 90 GP practices and a number of nursing homes. Redlands Specialist Centre is a multidisciplinary specialist centre, with a large, well established referral network. We are keen to support community-identified medical needs and complement existing specialist services with the addition of this specialist.
Located opposite both the public and private hospitals, existing specialists cover a broad range of needs including surgical (general, orthopaedic, neuro), sleep and respiratory, endocrinology, nephrology and cardiology. In addition to this, a large group of additional specialists run clinics from here.
• Fully managed practice - you can focus on seeing your patients - all administration, human resources and IT looked after.
• Effective, proven marketing strategies, will help grow your business.
• Opportunities to network at both GP and Specialist levels
• Modern, well appointed spacious rooms.
• Established referral base.
• Flexible working days and hours - you choose your days and hours (morning, afternoon or full days)
• No upfront costs - you pay a percentage of billings, at competitive rates.
• Mater Private Hospital Redland across the road, providing opportunity for inpatient consultations.
Please call Dr Miriam Vassallo 0410 239 664 or email your CV to doctors@redlandsspecialistcentre.com.au to register your interest. Visit our website at www.redlandsspecailistcentre.com.au
(Posted 10 November 2020)




Rheumatologist for Private Practice in Hobart
Rheumatology Tasmania is looking for a rheumatologist to step into the shoes of one of our busiest colleagues, recently moved overseas.
We are a small but friendly team of rheumatologists, pain specialists and physiotherapy, onsite ultrasound and efficient support staff.
We have a full patient list ready and waiting – work as many or as few hours as suit you, and enjoy the relaxed lifestyle Hobart has to offer.
Please direct enquiries to jgarwood@rheumtas.com.au, or check out our website www.rheumtas.com.au.
(Posted 26 November 2020)