General Practitioner - Kingaroy (JOB -10002970)

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Job Type
Full Time
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kingaroy QLD 4610

Practice Information:
This Practice was established in January 2017.  The practice provides high quality holistic care from cradle to grave with a focus on preventive care. The practice consists of a rural team of professionals, dedicating to servicing their patients with the the highest quality health care. They are passionate about their friendly environment and treating not only their patients but each other with respect and care. The practice recognises the value of each and every staff member and this helps them to drive their practice to achieve the best outcomes for everyone. They strive for quality improvement and personal development is encouraged for all staff members.
About Kingaroy
Kingaroy is an agricultural town in the South Burnett Region, Queensland.

  • The shire has a population of 12,500 residents
  • Less than 200 km north- west of Brisbane via Esk or Caboolture
  • Approximately 2 hours from the Sunshine Coast
  • Approximately 1.5 hours from Toowoomba

The South Burnett is probably one of Queensland’s best-kept tourist secrets – and Kingaroy is right in the heart of it. We’re now the State’s largest wine-growing region; we have two of Queensland’s biggest inland waterways (Lake Boondooma and the Bjelke-Petersen Dam); and our Jurassic-era Bunya Mountains really have to be seen to be believed. Kingaroy is also well known for two things, Sir Joh and as being the peanut capital of Australia. The local peanut silos stand out in town and can be viewed easily from the cottages.
Over the last few years, Kingaroy has changed from a large country town to a thriving business area for the South Burnett region. There are many options for shopping including a modern shopping centre, three major supermarkets, cinema and other major shops including Harvey Norman and a large Mitre 10. There are state and private schools located in the township and a private and public hospital.
From wineries, bushwalks and dams, they are all within a 45-minute radius. The population is mainly employed in retail, farming, mining and a power station with a growing cheese and wine industry.  
Position Description:

  • To provide primary medical health care to people presenting to the practice across all population groups in keeping with best practice standards.
  • To ensure that care provided is patient-centered, that it addresses health and wellness needs and is based on the most up to date evidence and guidelines within legislative requirements.
  • To assist GP Registrars and Medical Students learning and education when attending the practice
  • The practice strongly encourages a team approach to patient management. This encompasses mutual respect of all those involved in patient care, including reception, nursing and management staff who all contribute to the welfare of their patients.

Statement of Key Responsibilities / Duties
Maintaining integrity in professional practice

  • Charging for consultations in line with practice policy.
  • Declare vested interests in services that you may be referring to
  • Returning phone calls in timely manner
  • Completing documents i.e. medical reports in a timely manner
  • Participating in practice clinical audits
  • Reporting incidents in line with professional indemnity standards.
  • Using the computer effectively including the recall and reminder systems.
  • Ensure immunisation status is maintained.

Clinical Practice:

  • To diagnose and manage a range of presentations and conditions such as (but not limited to) minor acute illnesses, routine vaccinations, common skin conditions, women’s health, mental health, and palliative care.
  • To manage patients with chronic conditions such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease (using Enhanced Primary Care and GP management plans where appropriate).
  • Respond to medical or health problems presented by patients including history taking and recording in electronic patient records, diagnosis, investigation, treatment, and referral as appropriate.
  • To perform procedures such as minor surgery for skin cancers; suturing uncomplicated wounds; taking ECG, Spirometry, Audiometry, and glucometer readings; and using liquid nitrogen for superficial skin lesions.
  • To manage common acute emergencies such as anaphylaxis, asthma, chest pain, sick children, unconscious patients, common arrhythmias, and pneumonia.
  • To apply basic life support skills where required.
  • To take into consideration the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse patients, as well as patients who may have a disability.
  • To provide treatment in line with the recommended treatment guidelines.
  • To refer patients to other health care providers, as necessary.
  • To provide medical reports for worker’s compensation insurance companies, Department of Veterans Affairs, and others.
  • To keep useful and legal consultation notes.
  • To become familiar with and use the Medicare Item Numbers as applied at the practice.
  • Provide supervision and education for medical students, GP Registrars, and other learners on a day to day basis, if required.


  • To adhere to the practice work health and safety policies and procedures.
  • To understand and apply the Policy and Procedures manual.
  • To participate in clinical meetings within the practice and may include other meetings on occasion.
  • To ensure personal responsibility to maintain 4th edition accreditation standards as part of the practice team.

After Hours: No
Qualifications and Experience:

  • Registered as General Practitioner with AHPRA (Level 1 supervision not suitable - Please do not apply)
  • The general practitioner must abide by all legislative acts governing medical practice in Queensland.
  • Maintain medical registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency relevant to your qualifications
  • Satisfactory participation in quality improvement and continuing professional development to at least the same standards as the Royal Australian College of General Practice’s or the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine Quality Assurance and Continuing Professional Development (QA & CPD) Program
  • To maintain current Medical Indemnity insurance
  • Training in CPR undertaken within the past year.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including a strong grasp on the dynamics of communication and conflict resolution.
  • Well-developed skills in managing time, setting priorities, planning, and organizing workload.
  • Ability to work autonomously and as a member of a team
  • Experience in negotiating with numerous parties to gain a positive result
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Familiarity with computerized medical records
  • An understanding of the nature of general practice and allied health in Queensland

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Job Type
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Private Practice
Job Title
General Practitioner - Kingaroy (JOB -10002970)
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JOB -10002970
kingaroy QLD 4610
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