General Practitioner - Gin Gin
- : Health Workforce Queensland
- : 23-Jul-2020
- : Gin Gin QLD 4671
Gin Gin is a small rural town on the Bruce Highway situated just 40 minutes from Bundaberg, 45 mins from Bargara and 350 kms from Brisbane. Gin Gin is a very scenic area with a very impressive main street for a small town, large areas of sugar cane, small cropping along with cattle properties. The township has most facilities available e.g pharmacy, primary and secondary schools, gold and bowls clubs, IGA, news agency, butcher ship, hairdressers, hardware, swimming pool and all emergency services. Gin Gin has a very transient population due to small cropping and seasonal workers as well as being on the highway we have many travellers.
This medical centre is a bulk billing clinic except for items that are not covered by Medicare. They are an AGPAL accredited practice which is very new and modern, attached to the Gin Gin Hospital - completed in 2016. Friendly and helpful staff who take pride in themselves to be as efficient and polite to both fellow colleagues and patients. The clinic provides a diverse range of services, some being, women's and men's health, indigenous health chronic disease management, ECG's, spirometry, childhood immunization, skin cancer check.
The clinic has two full time GP's, Practice Manager, Practice Nurse and Reception staff. There will be no after-hours responsibility as the Principle Doctor and MOPP for Gin Gin Hospital do on-call to the hospital on a rotating roster handling all after hours patients.
A full time GP is required to start as soon as possible. The candidate to fill this position will need to friendly and be able to deal with all area of general practice across a full spectrum of age groups.
We believe this position offers a great opportunity for someone wanting to gain a wealth of knowledge whilst living in a small rural community away for the hustle and bustle of city life, but being close enough to visit the city when need be. This position would suit a candidate who wants to provide continuity of care while enjoying the rewards of getting to know their patients and families, along with the aged old community values, using all the modern setting of being fully computerized ad working towards e-health compliance. Gin Gin is a DPA location.
Job ID 2429
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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