Permanent General Practitioner Gladstone
- : Health Workforce Queensland
- : 28-Jun-2017
- : Gladstone QLD 4680
Gladstone on the Central Queensland Coast. Gladstone sits at the start of the Great Barrier Reef, and our beautiful harbour is surrounded by a multitude of easily accessible islands, for camping, fishing or resort style. Gladstone incorporates the seaside towns of Boyne Island and Tannum Sands, as well as Calliope. Gladstone is an easy driving distance from Rockhampton, one hour to the north, or south east to historic Bundaberg. Agnes Waters and the town of 1770 is two hours drive away. There are plenty of schooling opportunities for children, with ample primary schools, both public and private, as well as three public high schools and three private high schools. A great family environment with plenty of sporting and social clubs, as well as picturesque park lands throughout the entire Gladstone region. The area has ample affordable accommodation, shopping facilities and a large selection of dining and entertainment outlets.
This health service is the local Aboriginal Medical Service in the Gladstone Region. The position is within a group practice for a full time and part time General Practitioner. The practice is a bulk billing practice with online claiming. The role is fully supported by a full multidisciplinary health team consisting of Registered Nurses, Aboriginal Health Workers and Medical Receptionists. The practice is further supported by visiting Allied Health professionals and visiting specialists in Mental Health, Endocrinology, Paediatrics and Cardiology. The health service provides comprehensive primary health care with targeted programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, preventative health, chronic disease management, maternal and child health, tobacco cessation, aged care and healthy lifestyles.
There are no scheduled out of hour's requirements. Attendance at community events may be required on an occasional weekends. It is a 38 hour week, Monday to Friday. No on call requirements.
If you are an enthusiastic General Practitioner who would like to make a real difference in people's lives, would like to be part of an experienced, supportive team of health care providers, this health service is for you.
Requirements of the position:
- Current and unconditional registration with AHPRA
- Ability to pass a federal police check
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