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Medical Officer

Date: 21-Jun-2022

Search suburb or city: Adelaide, SA, AU, 5000

Company: Australian Red Cross Lifeblood

  • Fixed term, part time opportunity 22.8 hrs p/w until June 2023
  • Clinical Services and Research 
  • Adelaide, SA with work from home & office hybrid model

This is your opportunity to find a life-giving purpose
As an organisation our purpose is simple: to give life. It’s at the centre of everything we do. As part of the Lifeblood team, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute to this life-giving purpose and grow your career. We’re committed to ensuring you have the ability to innovate, learn new skills, and embrace new challenges – all while making a difference in the lives of countless others.  

Lifeblood has an inspiring opportunity for you
This fixed term part-time opportunity is an office/home based role responsible for providing medical guidance to optimise donor, recipient and blood component safety, in conjunction with medical specialists within Lifeblood. A portion of the work is provided via a rostered telephone advisory line. Flexible working hours including weekend shifts will be required following a training period. There will also be the opportunity to participate in research to support medical policy development.

The role reports to the Lead Medical Officer and is a part of a national Medical Officer team. The role works closely with medical specialists, nurses and administrative staff and liaises with scientists and other technical staff. Sound interesting? Here’s what we’re looking for;

  • Medical degree
  • Current full registration with the Medical Board of Australia
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and communicate clearly and effectively with all internal and external stakeholders
  • Proven ability to work independently and in diverse cross functional teams
  • High level of competence in use of information technology, including MS Office, and ability to rapidly acquire proficiency in use of Lifeblood databases, use of telephony related applications, and intranet.

Thrive in a diverse culture that cares for your wellbeing 
At Lifeblood, we welcome different perspectives and backgrounds and we’re proud to foster an environment where people can come together to achieve their very best. That’s why we don’t believe in one-size-fits-all – especially when it comes to your wellbeing. Every employee is unique and we’ve developed a range of initiatives to look after the varying needs of all our people.

As part of the Lifeblood team you’ll have access to a generous salary packaging program, plus a great range of rewards like discounts on insurance, groceries, food & beverage, department stores, travel, and more. 

Excited to join us? Apply now and discover a career filled with life-giving possibilities. Applications close on 8 July 2022.

Next steps
One you have applied you’ll hear from us with an outcome after your application has been reviewed and assessed. 

If selected, you’ll be required to complete a number of background checks — don’t worry, we’ll help you through this process.

For further details on this position please contact Rich Wilkes on 

Our facilities are Covid-19 safe places
Click here to learn how we're protecting donors, volunteers, patients and our people. 
We encourage all of our employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19 and a number of states have mandated that Lifeblood employees must be vaccinated to perform work for us. Please make sure that you are able to comply with these government requirements, or have the appropriate medical exemption information available.