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General Practitioner: Leongatha

  • : RWAV (Rural Workforce Agency - Victoria)
  • : 04-Jun-2018
  • : Leongatha VIC 3953

Position Description:

  • 19ab exemption available

  • Eligible RLRP (VR on-site supervision available) Be part of a supportive and friendly team of doctors in a Full-Time position.

  • Eligible for ROMPS (VR rates)

  • Well established practice with great patient numbers


Work with a supportive clinic that has been providing quality family medical care to the people of the community for many years.

Commencing in a full-time capacity, you will be working 8-10 sessions a week seeing an average number of 470 patients a week. No VMO Oncall or after-hours responsibilities.

A family-oriented clinic,  you will have direct support from the staff of 4 GPs, 3 practice nurses, administration staff and practice manager as well as the wider team of doctors located at the group practices in various South East locations.  You will be provided the opportunity to develop your career and progress swiftly towards achieving fellowship.

Your inquisitive nature, collegiate approach and ability to relocate will see you transition seamlessly into this group clinic.

Essential Criteria:

  • General or specialist AHPRA Registration

  • Australian General Practice experience

  • Interest in all round patient care

The Package

  • Engaged as a contractor

  • 60% of billings for non-VR and negotiable rate for Vocationally Registered doctors.

  • Relocation expense subsidy open to negotiation

  • Menotre will be available whilst time on the RLRP

  • Supervision and ongoing support available

  • Guaranteed Income Period available

  • Accommodation allowance provided

  • Rental Subsidy available

  • Leave avaialble – 4 weeks annual, 2 weeks study leave

  • Orientation kit to the practice and public available

  • Ongoing support from practice manager, mentor and senior management team

Practice Details:

This practice has been providing an exceptional medical service to the people of Leongatha by caring for their physical, emotional and spiritual health for many years.  They treat a broad range of patient issues that encompass a whole-of-life medicine approach.

An AGPAL accredited teaching practice, the team is dedicated to professional development of their Doctors, thus having their own GP Academy, MAACG,  and mentor and supervisors for support.  The team also supports and encourages the future medical workforce by hosting GP Registrars and Medical students.

Operating Best Practice software, the clinic consists of treatment rooms and a 5 consulting rooms along with access to a variety of allied health professionals to include Physiotherapy, Psychology, Cardiology, Podiatry, and others located at the hospital.  The prevalent health issues in this location include Aged care and child and maternity issues and in general, round patient care.

A very thorough induction and orientation program is in place that will provide information on referral pathways, clinic orientation, staff orientation and hospital orientation.

Open hours are Monday to Friday, 8.00am – 5.30pm.

Situated in the picturesque rolling hills of South Gippsland, Leongatha is the second largest town and is an important administrative and service centre for the region.  Leongatha is fertile agricultural area based on beef and dairy farming and is developing an extensive agricultural base due to its ideal climactic ranges.  Located between the mountains and the sea, there is easy access to Inverloch beaches, Wilson’s Promontory and the Victorian snowfields.

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S19AB Eligibility:


ROMPS Eligibility:


After Hours/On-call:

Not Required

VMO Rights:


Guaranteed Income Period:


Registration Requirements:

AHPRA General or Specialist



Computer Software:

Best Practice

Solo or Group Practice:

Group Practice

Accommodation Provided:

Rental Subsidy


Regional Information 

This extensive and diverse geographical area is renowned for its natural beauty where you can enjoy spectacular coastline, picturesque rivers and lakes, forests and snowfields.

The region stretches from Melbourne’s eastern outskirts to Victoria’s far east. Drive the Great Alpine Way to the Ninety Mile Beach, the vast Gippsland Lakes, and relaxed coastal towns.

Bushwalk, camp, kayak, snorkel and fish along the unspoilt beaches of Croajingolong National Park and Wilsons Promontory, then discover Aboriginal history and gourmet delights.

Key features:

  • Population 255,718

  • Strzelecki Ranges

  • Wilsons Promontory National Park

  • Major towns: Bairnsdale, Inverloch, Wonthaggi, Yarram

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