General Practitioner - Innisfail
Established for about 40 years, this practice currently has 7 GPs. Mixed Billing. You’ll be supported by full time nursing support, and a wonderful administration team. The practice is open Monday to Friday, 8am – 5:30pm, Saturday mornings and caters to a wide variety of patients which stem from an agricultural and farming community. One of the Practice Principles has an interest in Skin Cancer and therefore does a lot of procedural work. There is also a high number of ATSI within the community.
Innisfail is a country town about an hour south of Cairns. The area is incredibly tropical and is where some of our prime bananas are grown. Schooling is fantastic both locally and in Cairns, as is the potential for employment opportunities if you are relocating with your family.
Schools: Innisfail has 3 primary schools, 1 secondary school and 2 combined schools.
Proximity: Innisfail is 1 hour and 14 mins away from Cairns.
Job Options: There are 427 jobs openings within the 25km radius of Innisfail mostly in the fields of Administration and Office Support, Community Services and Development, Government and Defence, Healthcare and Medical, Hospitality and Tourism, Mining, Resources and Energy, Retail and Consumer Products and Trades and Services.
The role will include broad primary health care in a rural setting. Paediatric, youth, adult and aged care health, immunisation, general medicine, shared ante and postnatal care, travel and tourist medicine, employment medicals, mental health, minor injuries, chronic pain, preventive health checks, extended primary care, indigenous healthcare and chronic disease management. The practice offers primary care in a large and well-equipped practice.
After Hours: No
Qualifications and Experience:
- Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery
- Current AHPRA Registration + minimum of 3 years medical work experience.
- Current working rights in Australia
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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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