General Practitioner - Esk

Job Classification
General Practice / GP
Job Type
Full Time
Start timeframe
esk QLD 4312
Posted By
Health Workforce

Practice Information:
Private owned new clinic located in ESK. The clinic is fully bulk billed and has allied health visiting. Full time nursing support and reception. General practitioner required for a small country clinic. New recently built. The clinic consists of 3 consult rooms a fully equipped 2 bed treatment room and an allied health room. 

The heart of Somerset, Esk is best known for its stunning backdrop of Mount Glen Rock. Stroll down the main street and enjoy boutique cafes, gift and antique shops, country pubs and more. As you drive into Esk, leave your cares and worries behind you. Your first stop is the Esk Visitor Information Centre on Ipswich Street where you can get travel tips from the locals. . After driving up the steep incline of Highland Street, you will arrive at Lakeview Park Lookout.
There you will see stunning views which stretch across to Wivenhoe Dam and beyond. With shaded picnic tables and breathtaking views, Lakeview Park Lookout is a prime spot for a picnic lunch. Back on the main street, take a stroll and discover the many unique gift and antique stores. There are a number of locally owned cafes and restaurants that offer real country hospitality and delicious meals. For those who enjoy getting active in the outdoors, the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail is a must visit. Explore the disused rail corridor which connects Esk to the towns of Coominya and Toogoolawah. The old Esk Railway Station was built in 1886 and today it's a popular meeting spot for groups using the trail, as well as history buffs who like to reminisce the days when the old steam trains used to pull into the station. Esk is the gateway to all the hidden delights of the Somerset region such as Lake Wivenhoe and Lake Somerset.

Position Description:
All aspects of Clinical Responsibilities. 

  • Provide high quality, primary health care services to the community, in keeping with best practice standards.
  • Provide appropriate care and services to patients of all age ranges and level of health care needs.
  • Respond to medical/ health problems presented by patients including history taking, diagnosis, investigation, treatment, and referral as appropriate.
  • Provide management of long-term conditions in line with national guidelines and pathways. · Prescribe for patients as appropriate to need.
  • Provide appropriate health promotion and preventative health care advice to all patients attending the practice.
  • Ordering diagnostic tests as required.
  • Referring patients to other providers as appropriate.
  • Record and maintain accurate, adequate, and relevant patient records using the established practice protocols and computerised medical records system, including but not excluding details of:
    • Specialist referrals
    • Previous health and family history
    • Prescriptions
    • Investigations
    • Treatment
    • Diagnostic results
    • Registers and recalls
  • Actively communicate and coordinate with colleagues, specialist services and allied health professionals when sharing the care of a patient

Qualifications & Experience:
Complete the requirements of the Medical Board of Australia, Medicare Australia in order to maintain Medical Board registration, Medicare provider numbers and admitting rights (if applicable)
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 - Esk
Salary / Pay Details
Posted By
Health Workforce
Job Reference
JOB -10002793
esk QLD 4312
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