General Practitioner - Blackwater

Job Classification
General Practice / GP
Job Type
Full Time
Start timeframe
blackwater QLD 4717
Posted By
Health Workforce

Try before buy position with locum arrangements in place during trial period. Arrangements include car, accommodation and daily rate for the doctor to come and work at the practice
Practice Information:
The practice offers a mixed billing service, only bulk billing concession and children under 16 years of age. The practice boasts multiple consulting rooms, a treatment room, a nurse's room and Tele Health Room. The practice currently has 3 GP's, a Practice Manager, 3 nurses and 6 reception staff. This large practice offers a variety of services to patients including other visiting health professionals such as psychologist, diabetes educators, allied health and midwife, mental health and exercise physiologist. Pathology and services are based on site. We also conduct health assessments, work injuries and mine medicals, in addition to being QIP and AGPAL accredited, we also have a portable ultrasound machine and modern, well appointed facilities across the board.
After Hours Requirements: Night clinics from 5.30 - 7.30pm weekdays
The practice is located in Blackwater which is a small mining town. Blackwater is located in the Central Highlands approximately 200km west of Rockhampton and is home to approximately 6500 residents (including the surrounding areas). Blackwater has traditionally been a mining town and is home to both permanent and FIFO residents. Mining and mining related activities are the main source of income in the region along with agriculture and retail. The Blackwater area is serviced by the Blackwater shopping centre, council office, and schools to year 12, churches, a hospital, emergency services, the courthouse and civic centre. Blackwater also has a wide variety of recreational, cultural, sporting and leisure groups including an arts and crafts centre, swimming pool and sporting fields which are actively utilized by the community.
Qualifications and Experience:

  • MBBS or equivalent
  • FRACGP or FACRRM or Registrar (enrolled in program or willing to)
  • General / Specialist AHPRA registration

Please note if the successful applicant likes the position, the practice will offer them a full time position but the car and accommodation offered in the trail period will not be apart of the offer. 
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Following successful placement, eligible candidates may be entitled to receive support and financial assistance through Health Workforce Queensland's comprehensive workforce attraction and retention incentives. This position may be eligible for a scholarship or bursary for ongoing professional development.


Job Type
Business Type
Private Practice
Job Title
General Practitioner - Blackwater
Salary / Pay Details
Posted By
Health Workforce
Job Reference
JOB -10002711
blackwater QLD 4717
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