General Practitioner Permanent - Townsville
- : Health Workforce Queensland
- : 12-Oct-2017
- : Townsville QLD 4810
Townsville is a large regional centre in North Queensland with excellent access to tertiary services, private schooling and James Cook University.
The practice is an accredited training practice for RACGP and ACRRM registrars and has been open for 2 years now with 5 consulting rooms, a 2 bay treatment room and it is located alongside pathology and pharmacy services in a modern shopping centre near the city. There are a number of doctors working a mix of hours and the practice now requires additional clinicians to meet the growing demand.
The practice is a mixed billing practice and is open 6 days and provides the full range of family medicine services, children's health, GP shared care obstetrics, aviation medicine with the option to pursue addiction medicine in our outreach clinics. The practice is happy to support clinical interests of their practitioners and bringing your own special interest would be encouraged. Clinics are run both in the main practice and there are additional outreach clinics including Drug and Alcohol rehabilitation site visits and a variety of local and remote sites including remote North Queensland on a fly-in-fly-out model. The package will include an allowance for flying training for those interested in being future pilots or flying currency budget for current pilots. The package includes 65% of billings with a minimum guarantee for the first three months of work plus flying allowance. A DWS position is available for clinicians interested in weekend-only work in Townsville or in the outreach clinics that fly out of Townsville.
Applicants must have AHPRA registration and we are happy to teach and support doctors on the independent pathway or practice eligible pathway. Fellowship of either college preferred. Part time applicants encouraged, hours are flexible and the practice culture is supportive of evidence based medicine and a collegiate care.
The practice is open six days and does cover nursing home patients but there are no after-hours on call requirements. The ideal candidate would contribute to the 6 day roster and we would also be interested in hearing from GPs who would like a (DWS) weekend only or outreach roster.
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