General Practitioner - Cloncurry
- : HealthcareLink Support
- : 06-Dec-2018
- : Cloncurry QLD 4824
General Practitioner Cloncurry vacancy
A Medical Centre is seeking a permanent GP/SMO for their Medical Practice in the iconic outback Queensland town of Cloncurry, near Mt Isa.
With strong support from Rural Health Management Services and the local mining industry, this surgery is seeking to expand their services to meet strong expected growth in the local mining workforce.
Cloncurry, in north west Queensland, is approximately 120km east of Mount Isa. With a population of over 2700, Cloncurry supports new and well established pastoral, transport, mining and tourism industries. Cloncurry is well connected to the East Coast with direct flights to Townsville and Brisbane. With an estimated population of 3394 in 2008, Cloncurry Shire is the only major rural activity centre in the North West region.
The town has good access to rail and road networks as well as government-subsidised air, long distance coach and long distance rail services. Residents have access to a range of general and specialist health; education (to Grade 12); family services; modern sport and recreation facilities.
Solid emergency skills within a Queensland Health system along with sound General Practice, nursing home and an interest in indigenous health. Doctor will be required to undergo credentialing with Queensland Health.
The vacancy has become available due to the promotion of one of our doctors and the increase in population within the community.
The incoming general practitioner will be required to share on-call responsibilities at Cloncurry Hospital on a 1 in 3 basis. The position is a Level 13 SMO with right to general practice. On-call shifts are usually 2o hours in duration. Remuneration is based on an SMO rate, paid as part time with on call and recall allowances, as well as overtime. Our current doctors continue to see patients at the surgery on a walk in basis whilst on call but it is entirely at the discretion of each doctor.?
Will be discussed at interview. 12 month contracts are available or permanent part / time.
This position is fully supported with a solid enthusiastic community minded clinical team working alongside you. This is a teaching practice with registrars and next year will have interns on site. We also facilitate Nursing and medical students.
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