General Practitioner - Mapleton

Job Classification
General Practice / GP
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Pay Type
Salary / Pay Range
$0 to $30k
Start timeframe
mapleton QLD 4560
Posted By
Health Workforce

Practice Information:
This medical centre is a busy well established 40 year old practice and is at forefront to providing primary medical services to Mapleton & surrounding areas. The practice has a professional nursing team and experienced friendly administration staff.
One of the oldest serving doctor is retiring after 40 years of service to community. This means there is a decent patient base available to take over. Work hours are 08:30 AM to 4.30 PM. (Monday to Friday). Practice provides full range of GP work including large workload of skin conditions.

About Mapleton, 
Mapleton is a rural town and locality in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland. The town is located high on the Blackall Range in the Sunshine Coast hinterland, offering 180 degree panoramic views of the Sunshine Coast, 10 minutes drive from Nambour, 25 minutes from Maleny and 30 minutes from Maroochydore.
Position Description:
The role of medical practitioners working for their practice is to provide medical care to the patients of the practice. This care may be provided in the surgery or in the patient’s home, which may include Hostel or Nursing Home.

This care is to be conducted in accordance with generally accepted practices and procedures as determined by appropriate authorities from time to time, for example, but not limited to, the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, the National Health and Medical Research Council.

All patients will be treated in accordance with the guidelines contained in the Practice Policy and Procedures Manual, which encompasses clinical and administrative procedures adopted by this practice.

Their 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 our patients.

Practice Expectations:
It is expected that as well as direct clinical management practitioners will:

  • Maintain vocational registration through continued participation in Quality Assurance and Continuing Professional Development
  • Contribute to the Practice Incentives Programmes
  • Participate in regular staff meetings

Sustain general practice by contributing to better management of human and material resources by:

  • Optimising the use of professional resources
  • Building the practice patient base
  • Building the practice capacity to adapt to change
  • Maximising financial efficiency

Improve health outcomes by contributing to and enhancing the management and prevention of ill health through:

  • Manage patients from diverse age groups, neonates to aged, both males and females
  • Provide wide spectrum of services from preventive check-up, immunization for all age groups to emergency care and appropriate referrals
  • Greet patients and take personal histories, perform examinations, order laboratory tests, radiology, and other diagnostic procedures
  • Evaluate patient’s physical and mental health; refer patients to specialists where appropriate
  • Making management plan and prescribe medications for all types of ailments
  • Perform minor surgeries such as suturing, ingrown toenail removal, skin lesion biopsies and removal of foreign bodies from nose, ears or wounds
  • Provide emergency care
  • Provide pre-natal and post-natal care
  • Perform skin cancer checks
  • To report notifiable diseases
  • Advise patients about strategies for maintaining optimal health using various measures at disposal like Health Assessments and Care Plans
  • Manage Chronic Diseases and optimally use tools available at disposal for chronic disease management
  • Keeping up to date with medical developments, new drugs, treatments and discussing the development of new pharmaceutical products with pharmaceutical sales representatives
  • Maintaining a portfolio of continuing professional development (CPD) activities

After Hours: No
Qualifications and/or Experience:


  • Medical Practitioner Registered to practice in Queensland
  • Medical Defence Insurance appropriate for practice in General Practice within Queensland


  • Vocational Registration
  • Familiarity with computerised medical records
  • Post Graduate Qualifications in areas consistent with General Practice

For more information on this position, please contact our team!

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 Location (Area or Region)
Job Type
Business Type
Private Practice
Job Title
General Practitioner - Mapleton
Salary / Pay Details
Posted By
Health Workforce
Job Reference
JOB -10002940
mapleton QLD 4560
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