General Practitioner - Mount Isa

  • : HealthcareLink Support
  • : 26-Jun-2019
  • : Mount Isa QLD 4825

We have a unique opportunity for non-VR GPs to receive fully funded training to complete their Fellowship!

Leichardt Medical Centre in Mount Isa has a fulltime General Practitioner vacancy, which is a targeted recruitment location for the 2020 Remote Vocational Training Scheme (RVTS).

RVTS is a vocational training program for medical practitioners to communities throughout remote and rural Australia.

As a targeted recruitment location, training is fully funded by the Australian Government and the four-year training program is delivered by Distance Education and Remote Supervision to Fellowship of the ACRRM and/or RACGP.

Training will commence in February 2020. To be successful for inclusion in the 2020 RVTS, you will need evidence of an offer of employment from Leichardt Medical Centre and then undertake an interview with RVTS.

During your training you will be supported by RVTS through weekly webinars, face-to-face workshops, online resources, on-site clinical teaching, remote supervision and exam preparation.

In addition to this, Health Workforce Queensland may be able to support your move to Mount Isa with some of the following:

  • A relocation grant for moving expenses;
  • Financial support to orientate and settle in, such as initial accommodation expenses;
  • Designated staff member for transition and ongoing career pathway support;
  • Bursaries to attend conferences and continuing professional development activities;
  • Bursaries for your spouse or partner to undertake personal or professional development courses.

Leichhardt Medical is owned and worked by a senior practitioner who has worked in Mount Isa for the past 10 years.

The clinic has the capacity for 3 full time Doctors and is a mix billing practice.

Hours of Operation;

Monday: 8am to 6pm

The Leichardt Medical Centre Queensland Pty Ltd run an appointment system; however they keep openings for emergencies. You can make an appointment with your doctor by phoning the surgery. Urgent medical problems will be dealt with promptly. Mixed Billing, Bulk billing is available to current Pension or Health Care Card holders and children under 10 years of age. After hours patients are referred to the Hospital, if the patient requires urgent attention a Doctor is on call.

Town information;

Mount Isa is a mining Town with a population of 20,000 with a diverse population of all ethnic backgrounds.

The city has grown to be a modern, well-appointed centre of 23,000 people. It is a very cosmopolitan place, with 56 different national origins living and working together in harmony.

The progressive city of Mount Isa is the most important industrial, commercial and administrative centre in Inland Queensland, Australia. Queensland is the second largest state or territory in Australia. Situated 977 kilometres west of Townsville, Mount Isa is an important railhead; has an airport with facilities for jets and is a key road hub for the extensive system of highways linking Brisbane, Townsville, Alice Springs and Darwin.

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