General Practitioner - Cooktown

Job Classification
General Practice / GP
Job Type
Full Time
Start timeframe
cooktown QLD 4895
Posted By
Health Workforce

Proposed commencement date:  01-08-2022

Salary:  Not specified

Practice Information:

Mixed billing group general practice currently with 3-4 FTE GP's and 4th year medical students. Only GP medical practice servicing very large area. MMM6.

Position Description:

General practitioner. Full time x1 or 2 positions if couple.  
To provide competent patient-centred care that addresses health needs and promotes wellness. Such care is based on latest evidence and guidelines and meets legislative requirements.

After Hours Requirements:  No

Qualifications and Experience:

  • AHPRA Registration
  • GP Trainees welcomed
  • Current medical Indemnity Insurance.
  • Current Driver’s License.

About Cooktown:

Cooktown is a Tropical Coastal town in Far North Queensland. Service town for Cape York Peninsula.  Cooktown has a population of around 4,000 in the area. The main industries in the Cook Shire are Tourism, fishing, and Farming. The main employers in Cooktown are the council, health services and hospitality.

Welcome to the remote, unspoilt beauty of Cape York Peninsula. Captain Cook’s arrival on the banks of the Endeavour River in 1770 led to his first recorded meaningful contact and reconciliation with Aboriginal people. Discover this unique history and Cooktown’s colourful past on a stroll around town, then head further north up the Peninsula to experience the raw beauty of one of Australia’s last true frontiers.

For more information on this position, please contact our team!

Please 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 - Cooktown
Salary / Pay Details
Posted By
Health Workforce
Job Reference
JOB -10003085
cooktown QLD 4895
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