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General Practitioner - Emerald

  • : Health Workforce Queensland
  • : 19-Oct-2020
  • : Emerald QLD 4720

 

Working with Emerald Medical Group means you'll be part of a team of passionate doctors, nurses and allied health professionals who deliver outstanding compassionate care for the people in our community.

About Emerald, Queensland

Emerald is located in Central Queensland with a population base of approximately 35,000 including surrounding townships. The town is a 1.5 hour by flight from Brisbane and is serviced by Qantas. It is three hours' drive east to Rockhampton and four hours' drive west to Longreach. Emerald has three large shopping centres and lots of restaurants including Italian, Chinese, various fine dining restaurants and other cafes and eateries. There are six primary schools and three high schools. There is a large presence of sporting associations including Netball, Touch Football, Rugby League, Rugby Union, Roller Derby, Tennis, Squash, and plenty more. There are at least four very well-equipped gyms in town.

About Emerald Medical Group

The practice is modern, newly built with excellent parking, fully computerised with an online booking facility. The facility comprises of four procedure rooms with medical gasses, 18 consulting rooms, a rehabilitation gym, 4 nursing bays, education rooms and reception and waiting room.

We operate seven days a week. We are open from 7:30 am to 7 pm weekdays and from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturdays. Sundays and Public Holidays we open from 10am to 2pm. We are a mixed billing group practice.

Further supporting the clinic is a full range of Allied Health Professional services, visiting specialists and a strong culture of training and support. There is an occupational medical practice and a diagnostic ultrasound practice onsite.

A pharmacy operates from the site and there are plans underway to build four more professional office suites.

Emerald Medical Group is different to other GP's in that we are a registered charity with DGR status (registered as Central Highlands Healthcare). We are run by a volunteer skills-based board and currently employ 40 FTE.

Our medical staff form part of a greater medical and healthcare community. We believe that maintaining currency of practice and keeping up-to-date with innovation is critical. Medical training is a core aspect of the Emerald Medical Group: we support an increasing number of registrars in our practice each year as well as medical students and international visitors exploring the Rural Generalist Pathway. Many of our medical staff are studying to achieve their specialist qualifications in General Practice supported by senior colleagues. We believe in sharing professional development opportunities and working together, which includes working with the medical staff at the Emerald Hospital and other general practitioners in the Central Highlands.

This is an expanding practice providing comprehensive Primary Health Care to the Central Highlands communities, based in Emerald. For a skilled medical professional there is considerable income potential. Additionally, we are also a registered charity, this tax status allows for a range of staff incentives.

Start your rewarding career at the Emerald Medical Group today!

This position requires the incumbent to:

  • Provide good clinical and medical care
  • Maintain appropriate professional relationships with patients
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues and other members of the health care team
  • Support the values of the organisation.

This position requires:

Registration as a Medical Practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and eligibility to obtain a provider number as a General Practitioner in Australia. Experience as a General Practitioner within Australia is highly desirable. The position requires superior communication and problem-solving skills.

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 also be eligible for a scholarship or bursary for ongoing professional development. For more information on scholarships and bursaries please click here.

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General Practitioner - Emerald
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