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Queensland Health continues to deliver quality health care by striving to attract, retain and support qualified, experienced and talented staff. There are a variety of career paths and opportunities available for non-clinical staff including administration, technical, operational, scientific and trade staff.


We employ all aspects of administrational and professional work including:

  • clerical, and executive support
  • financial
  • health promotion and health information managers
  • human resources
  • policy development
  • information communication technology (projects and support)
  • legal officers
  • media and communications.

There are specific roles for:

  • coronial counsellors
  • quality advisors
  • project managers
  • environmental health officers
  • librarians
  • engineers
  • senior executives.


Queensland Health provide a number of scientific services that require specialist skills. We employ the following professionals:

  • medical and graduate medical
  • laboratory
  • pathology
  • forensic
  • public health scientists.

Some of the specific roles include:

  • analytical chemists
  • biomedical engineer and health physicist
  • biomedical technician
  • biomedical technician cadet
  • graduate medical scientist
  • health physicist
  • medical scientist
  • microbiology technician.


These are found in the following specialty areas:

  • medical laboratory
  • pathology
  • forensic
  • public health
  • microbiology
  • biomedical sciences
  • dentistry.

Health Contact Centre

The Health Contact Centre 13 HEALTH (13 34 25 84) is a partnership between Queensland Health and Smart Services Queensland (DSITI).

Roles in this area include:

  • telenurse
  • telephone counsellor
  • telecounselling team leader
  • child health advisor.


Opportunities exist for

  • phlebotomists
  • health workers
  • security
  • food services
  • porterage
  • home care workers.


We employ people in the following trades:

  • carpentry
  • electrical
  • fitting
  • mechanical
  • painting
  • plumbing.
Last updated: 20 May 2020

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