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GP Locum Vacancy on the North Coast of Qld

  • : Ozhealth Australasia
  • : 01-Nov-2017
  • : Bowen QLD 4805

Resident required

  • Earn 65% or $1200 per day
  • Travel, accommodation & car provided
  • 27 Nov to 1 Dec & 29 Jan to 2 Feb

Locum - General Practitioner – Bowen, Whitsundays

Dates Required: 27/11/2017 – 01/12/2017 & 29/01/2018 – 02/02/2018

You will see approximately 30 patients per day or 150 per week The clinic pays 65% of the daily income for patients visits, but we can offer you $6,000 per week ($1,200 per day) paid on a weekly basis (whichever is the greatest amount, providing the Locum sees enough patients).

Solo practice, so it does get quite busy as you will be the only GP in the practice  You will not be required to be on call
Your hours of work would be: 
Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday: 8:30am – 5:00pm, closing for lunch hour 12:30 – 1:30pm
Thursday & Friday: 7:00am – 3:00pm, closing for lunch: 11:30am – 12:00
They use Medical Director and Pracsoft 3.16b.  This clinic has a focus on Indigenous Health.  They would like the doctor to be familiar or willing to learn and perform Health Checks (Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander, 4yro, 45-49 & 75+) and Care Plans

The General Practitioner will be expected to perform Pap Smears and children immunisations (when the Practice Nurse is away and immunisations are booked in).

Surgery Vehicle is provided for GP to use Accommodation & Flights will be paid for the GP only. You may need to visit the nursing homes or complete a home visit for our regular patient if requested (this is not very often) Locum GP’s will be picked up from the Proserpine-Whitsunday Airport  

Bowen is a seaside country town with 7 beaches, great outdoors lifestyle and is situated at the top of the Whitsundays, just 45 mins from Airlie Beach and Proserpine.  We are located 2 hours from Townsville to the north and Mackay to the South.  It has sailing, snorkelling/diving and fishing on the Great Barrier Reef, a nine-hole golf course along the beachfront, as well as many recreational activities available in the community such as cycling, bushwalking, fossicking, arts and crafts and most sports.  Bowen is a very friendly town, with aspirations to become the festival capital of Australia and you will easily settle into the community.  The lifestyle is very low stress and laid back.

The Centre has 2 consulting rooms, a procedure room, tea room and 2 areas for visiting allied health specialists on the main street on Bowen.  On staff are a 1 General Practitioner, Practice Nurse, Aboriginal Health Worker, Practice Manager and a Receptionist.  The centre is situated in a duplex setting with a private dental practice as a neighbor.  
You will be seeing some Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander clients, utilising the Close the Gap Initiative for Indigenous Health including the Practice Incentive Program (PIP) and PBS Co-Payment Scheme.  

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