Working for Queensland Health

Working for Queensland Health has some great benefits including:

  • Why work for us

    Learn more about the benefits of working for us and why our health system is ranked among the best in the world.

  • Explore Queensland

    Find out about our 16 hospital and health services, and Queensland’s amazing and diverse regions.

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We are a team like no other.

Whether we're saving lives, improving lives or caring for new lives.

We're over 100,000 strong.

With more than 300 diverse career paths, we are world-class healthcare.

We reach every corner of our state and we care about you.

With training and career support taking you further.

We are Queensland Health. Join us today.

Careers at Queensland Health

  • Medical

    Change lives as a medical professional in Queensland. We have opportunities for all doctors including specialists, hospital non-specialists and trainees.

  • Nursing and midwifery

    One of the most vital and rewarding roles in Queensland Health. Nurses and midwives make a difference to people’s lives every day.

  • Allied health

    As an allied health professional, you’ll provide crucial support to help people live their lives the best way possible.

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Professions

    Our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Practitioners play an essential role in connecting First Nation communities to public healthcare.

  • Dental

    Enjoy a rewarding career caring for our more vulnerable people so they can access quality dental care.

  • Ambulance

    Be there to deliver timely, quality, patient-focussed ambulance services to the Queensland community.

Other careers

We are one of the largest employers in Queensland and offer a wide variety of rewarding non-clinical career opportunities you won’t find anywhere else, these include:

  • Health Administration
  • Support Services
  • Forensic and Science
  • Pathology
  • ICT
  • Trades and More

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

We value First Nations health professionals’ cultural knowledge and lived experience. We're committed to growing and investing in our First Nations workforce to achieve equitable health outcomes.

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Additional information

  • Attraction Incentives

    We’re incentivising health workers to move to Queensland, and to take up jobs in regional and remote Queensland.

  • Relocation support

    If you’re moving to Queensland from another state or territory or from overseas, we may be able to help with your relocation costs.

  • Information for overseas applicants

    We welcome applications from internationally trained health professionals.

Rural and remote opportunities

Make a healthy career move

Have a passion for improving people’s lives? A career in rural and remote Queensland will give you a career with purpose, as well as excellent benefits and allowances.

Hear from our team

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Administration Officer
Caloundra Health Service

'I work with a great team and love the close-knit feel. I feel supported and my disability has never been a barrier to me performing any role or from feeling valued within a team.

I have work-life balance and I have had the opportunity to work in a higher duties role that inspired me to study further.'

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Registered Nurse
Sunshine Coast University Hospital

'I love working for Queensland Health because of the opportunity to positively impact patients' lives. The dynamic environment, advanced technologies, and supportive team foster growth, ensuring every day brings new challenges and opportunities for learning and making a difference.

I take pride in being part of an organisation that is driven by compassion, professionalism, and a genuine commitment to serving the community.'

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Medical Superintendent
Thursday Island Hospital

'I can honestly say I have the best job in the world. My training with Queensland Health has equipped me with the skills, knowledge and confidence to provide a wide scope of practice to my community.

We have a fantastic team of doctors, nurses, allied health and administrative staff who all collaborate and work hard, and also enjoy a balanced lifestyle with plenty of outdoor and leisure activities.

If you are chasing a job with variety, adventure and impact, consider a rural or remote job with Queensland Health.'

Last updated: July 2024