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General Practitioner - Sarina

Job Classification
General Practice / GP
Job Type
Full Time
Start timeframe
Immediately
Location
sarina QLD 4737
Posted By
Health Workforce

Practice Information:
This Clinic has been looking after local residents for over 40 years. Bulk Billing is offered to those patients who meet their bulk bill criteria (excluding Saturdays). It is an accredited practice with two nurses always in attendance during the week and one on Saturday mornings. There are rooms for 6 doctors, casualty with emergency entrance, conference room, sound proof audio room, TV room for kids, a minor operating theatre and allied health rooms.
 
Facilities include:

  • ECG
  • spirometer
  • sigmoidoscope
  • audiometer
  • doppler
  • dermatoscope
  • INR testing

 
About Sarina, 
Sarina is a town of approximately 10,000, situated 35 kilometres south of Mackay, 299 km north of Rockhampton, on North Queensland coast – essentially a tropical paradise. Six picturesque sandy beaches are in close proximity to town. Mackay airport is 35 km away with 11 flights into Mackay from Brisbane and 11 from Mackay to Brisbane daily and  1-2 to and from Townsville every day. Mountain ranges offer an exciting contrast, boasting spectacular views of the surrounding area. Whitsunday Islands are further north but easily accessible for leisure and recreation.
 
The town has a public high school and state and private primary schools and preschools. Many children commute daily to private high schools in Mackay – these maintain excellent academic record. Two large coal export harbours in shire area with railway connection to the mines in the hinterland. The facilities of Hay Point and Dalrymple Bay make Sarina a focal point for coal exportation, while sugar cane farming, sugar milling, (sugar mill in town), alcohol distilling, dairying, cattle grazing, tropical fruit growing, horticulture, aquaculture, fishing and tourism provide further development in the region.
 
Sarina has a 16 bed public hospital, a residential aged care facility comprising a 48 bed community nursing hostel and 10 independent living units. Most specialities are represented in Mackay either fulltime or on a visiting basis. There is a base hospital in Mackay as well as a private hospital. Three Pathology collection centres town (one in adjoining building),  offering courier for pathology collection twice daily weekdays with one collection on Saturday mornings. An independently owned Medical Imaging facility is also located in Sarina. NQPHN provides excellent ongoing CME program in Mackay.
 
Position Description: 
Provide GP Services. GP position in a four doctor practice. Work hours are 08:00 to 17:00 and possibly some Saturdays 8.00 to 12.00, some weekends on call. Practice doctors have admitting rights at local public hospital. Practice provides full range of GP work including large workload of skin conditions.
 
After Hours: Yes, as per weekend roster
 
Remunerated weekly in arrears on percentage of gross turnover plus 85% of after hour’s consults.
 
Qualifications and Experience:

  • AHPRA registration
  • Supervision available for the right candidate
  • Right to work in Australia

 
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.
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Job Type
Business Type
Private Practice
Job Title
General Practitioner - Sarina
Salary / Pay Details
Negotiable
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Job Reference
JOB -10002924
Location
sarina QLD 4737
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