General Practitioner - Cairns QLD (JOB -10003513)

Job Classification
General Practice / GP
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Pay Type
Salary / Pay Range
$300k plus
Start timeframe
cairns QLD 4870
  • Seeking GPs interested in full-time, part-time or locum work
  • Open to passionate and experienced Urgent Care GPs, and GPs with Emergency Department experience

Practice Information:

The clinic is intended to provide short term, episodic care for urgent conditions that are not immediately life-threatening. It is purpose-designed for Urgent Care, and has the following features:

  • Dedicated Nursing and Administration support
  • Private urgent care triage room
  • Dedicated treatment beds
  • Private GP consult room
  • Designed for ambulance and low-mobility access
  • Security and duress alarm systems
  • A designated resuscitation area with defibrillator, airway management equipment, ECG machine, mobile bed, IV fluid resuscitation equipment, and emergency medications
  • A dedicated area for treating fractures and plastering
  • On-site parking
  • Shared facilities including meeting rooms and tea rooms.

The Clinic is equipped to treat problems including:

  • Minor illnesses (including respiratory illness, gastrointestinal illness, urinary tract infections and sexually transmitted infections)
  • Minor injuries including closed fractures, simple lacerations, simple eye injuries and minor burns
  • Wound management including gluing, suturing and dressings (including for minor burns)
  • Incision and drainage of abscesses
  • Basic fracture management including application of backslabs and plasters
  • Intravenous cannula insertion to allow for IV antibiotics and IV rehydration fluids
  • Urinary catheter management and changes for males and females
  • Removal of foreign bodies from the ear and nose
  • Onsite imaging and Ultrasound  (coming soon)
  • Onsite Pathology

The clinic has extended opening hours, weekdays 8am – 10pm and Saturday and Sunday 9am – 6pm. 

Key requirements:

  • Strong background in general practice, with a passion for providing high-quality, patient-centred care
  • Holds a current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Specialist General Practitioner
  • Experience in urgent care or emergency medicine
  • Advanced Skills Training in Emergency Medicine preferred
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or advanced life support (ALS) preferred

Job Type: 
Permanent - Full Time

Available weekends - Saturday and Sunday, 9am – 6pm on a rotating roster basis. Evening shifts are also available.

Salary Information: 
$300,000 per annum.

About Cairns:
Cairns is a large regional city and a world-renowned tourist destination. The region is framed by the lush World Heritage listed Wet Tropics rainforest to the north, the Coral Sea and Great Barrier Reef marine Park to the east and the Atherton Tablelands to the west. Cairns is serviced by shopping centres, public and private schools, and an international airport.

For more information on this position please contact our team!

Apply via the 'Apply Now' button on this page.

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 - Cairns QLD (JOB -10003513)
Salary / Pay Details
$300,000 per annum.
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Job Reference
JOB -10003513
cairns QLD 4870
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