As a visiting medical officer (VMO), you’ll enhance our full-time medical specialist services by providing speciality input in a number of disciplines.

You’ll have the opportunity to work throughout Queensland in advanced specialities at major metropolitan and regional hospitals. As a VMO, you’ll be a key and valued member of our team and integral to the achievement of strategic priorities.

How to join us as a VMO

If you’re interested in working for us as a VMO you can find our current jobs by searching the SmartJobs website. You can also contact our hospitals directly.

How we engage VMOs

We engage VMO on individual employment contracts. Read the following to find out more:

In some cases, VMOs may provide on-call services. Read about on-call arrangement clarification for visiting medical officers [PDF 181.5 KB].

What allowances are available

We have fuel and development allowances for our VMOs. Read about Visiting medical officers: Fuel allowance [PDF  172.7 KB] and Visiting medical officers: Professional development allowance [PDF  140.45 KB].

Independent contractor VMOs

We also engage VMOs as independent contractors. Read about VMO contract [PDF 458.55 KB].

More information

For more information about the employment framework, email

Last updated: July 2024