General Practitioner - Charters Towers
The practice was established in 1985. The consulting hours at the practice are between 8.00am and 5.00pm Monday to Friday with late nights Thursday from 5.00pm until 6.00pm. The practice has a walk in emergency session between 8am – 9am. Saturday mornings are 9.00am until 11.30am. This is one of two private practices in Charters Towers with a varied patient list of approximately 5000 patients. The practice is fully computerized using Best Practice.
Mixed billing Group practice. Family Health, Women's Health, Health Checks, Immunisation, Travel Vaccination, Workcover, Skin Cancer treatment (checks & removal), Indigenous Health and Industrial medicals.
After Hours: Yes, usually 1 weeknight and 1 in 4 weekends. After Hours bonus payment paid for being on call weekends only.
Visiting specialist. Tertiary Hospital 1 1/2 hours away. Local Hospital 1 km away.
About Charters Towers,
Charters Towers is situated inland in the Burdekin River Valley, about 130kms southwest from the coastal port of Townsville via the Flinders Highway. Charters Towers is a heritage city with approximately 10,000 people and about 2000 of that represents the students at the three major boarding colleges in town. The city services a large gold mining industry and a very large beef cattle industry including many home-stay properties. This is a very popular tourist destination during the winter months.
Although Charters Towers has close proximity to Townsville, it boasts many amenities including a first class theatre, squash courts, gym, tennis clubs, golf course and many other sporting activities. There are also a number of quality restaurants. The Burdekin River offers fishing, canoeing, and camping for an outdoor lifestyle, and only a short drive away past the historic town of Ravenswood.
Qualifications and Experience:
- AHPRA General Registration
- Experience with Best Practice but not essential.
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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.
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