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We put emergency doctors like you into jobs they love

Doctors first. Then Jobs. That's our difference.

Medrecruit is a permanent and locum recruitment agency. We help emergency doctors find the right role to suit their lifestyle or career goals. Whether you're after long-term or short-term work, locum or permanent positions - we've got you covered.

Get ahead of the pack, get emergency medicine opportunities first, and gain access to great rates with Medrecruit.

Known as one of the best locum recruitment agencies, we're preferred suppliers to hospitals and health care practices across Australasia. This means we can get emergency jobs to you before they've reached the market.

We take care of the job search, paperwork, and travel logistics - so you can focus on practicing medicine.

When you're ready to discover better, get in touch, and we will set you up with a dedicated member of our recruitment team. They specialise in placing emergency doctors and will answer questions, find your work, and help you achieve your career and lifestyle goals.

The team at Medrecruit, especially Cameron, made me feel like they genuinely cared about my satisfaction and wellbeing. I was contacted regularly to ensure I was happy with my placements and that there were no issues!

Abdul Sabih , RMO, Emergency Medicine
Locuming offers work on your terms.
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Flexibility.

Take control of where and when you work for a better work/life balance. Placements last anything from a few hours to a year. Make good money while considering your next move. We can show you ways of working that you may not have considered.

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Lifestyle.

Travel with your work. Thousands of placements are now available in hospitals, clinics and medical centres across Australia and New Zealand. Experience life in a different town, city or country. Spend more time doing the things you love, or with the people you love.

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Opportunity.

Explore diverse and interesting areas of medicine. Discover a new career path and try different working environments. Feel appreciated and share your time and skills with a community that needs your expertise.

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Emergency Medicine FAQ's
Are accommodation and travel costs covered?

Yes! Most locum placements offer travel and accommodation arrangements. We can help negotiate this for you. This is usually hospital accommodation or a nice bed and breakfast, and flight or petrol reimbursement.

What length are locum placements?

Locum placements can be as short as a couple of days, though most doctors prefer slightly longer placements (a few weeks or months) so there’s time to get to know the area and the team.

Medrecruit also works with doctors to find permanent roles.

Do you charge a fee to doctors?

Nope! Our service is free for doctors. We're paid by hospitals and clinics for our services and are preferred suppliers in several states and areas. Because we have a huge network of doctors, we save clinics and hospitals time (and money) by taking the stress out of the hiring and credentialing process.

How much does an ER doctor earn in Australia?

Emergency medicine specialists on a salary in Australia earn an average of $190,000. Top specialists can earn as much as $500,000 or more. Junior doctors can expect to earn a salary of $75,000 minimum per year.

How do I become an Emergency doctor in Australia?

The path to becoming an emergency doctor in Australia and New Zealand is overseen by ACEM (Australasian College for Emergency Medicine). It takes a minimum of five years of full-time training with the ACEM to become a specialist in emergency medicine, including a minimum of 2-years of basic training (like an internship), 1-year provisional training, and 4-years minimum of advanced training (supervised specialist training).

What is the highest paying ER doctor?

Top emergency medicine specialists in Australia and New Zealand can earn as much as $500,000 or more, but Emergency medicine doctors working in the private sector can earn more than this.

How much does a FACEM earn?

On average FACEM doctors in Australia earn a salary of $156,000 per year (or $80 per hour). Junior positions start at around $153,400 per year, while specialists can earn up to $296,00.