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General Practitioner - Townsville

Job Classification
General Practice / GP
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Pay Type
Annual
Salary / Pay Range
$0 to $30k
Start timeframe
Immediately
Location
townsville QLD 4810
Posted By
Health Workforce
  • RA Classification 3

Practice Information 
We are an accredited general practice medical centre serving a diverse range of patients. We are a group practice, bulk billing all patients 7 days from 7am. As well as GPs we also have on site pharmacy, pathology collection, dentist, physio, exercise physio, dietitian, diabetic educator, podiatrist and psychologists.We also provide reception and nursing support for all of the hours the centre is open.

About Townsville, 
Townsville is a city on the north-eastern coast of Australia, in the state of QLD. Adjacent to the central section of the Great Barrier Reef, it is in the tropics region of Queensland. Townsville is Australia's largest urban centre north of the Sunshine Coast, with a 2016 census population of 200,000. Considered the unofficial capital of North Queensland, Townsville hosts a significant number of governmental, community and major business administrative offices for the northern half of the state.

Townsville has a tropical climate as it north of The Tropic Of Capricorn. Schools include Kirwan State High School, Willows Primary, Weir Primary, Ryan Catholic, Thuringowa Primary and high school.

The Townsville Hospital is 20 km away from the surgery approx 20 minutes’ drive. The hospital has the following specialist services: Intensive Care; hyperbaric medicine; palliative care; Spinal Rehabilitation; cardiac surgery and radiation and medical oncology. This Hospital is a teaching hospital, affiliated with James Cook University, and recognised for the training provided by specialists in anaesthetics, surgery, medicine, orthopaedics, obstetrics and gynaecology, psychiatry, General and Rural Practice associated with the hospital as well a range of associated professorships and clinical lecturers. The hospital also has clinics, allied health and outreach services.

Position Description
 The General Practitioner role is to provide comprehensive medical care to individuals, families and communities (From initial consultation to follow up) on simple and complex health conditions. The General Practitioner provides a range of health services ranging from prevention of illness through to treatment and rehabilitation.

The position requires consultation with other professionals internally (eg Nurse) and externally (eg specialist) as required, with coordination and ongoing care relating back to the General Practitioner. General Practitioners in this role continue to assist patients and the community by providing ongoing education, participation in health promotion, conducting research and assisting training to colleagues and other health professionals.

After Hours: Some evening and weekend sessions required but mainly daytime, weekday sessions.

Position Description available on application.
 
Qualifications and Experience

  • AHPRA Registration

 
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 - Townsville
Salary / Pay Details
Negotiable
Availability
 
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Posted By
Health Workforce
Job Reference
JOB -10001071
Location
townsville QLD 4810
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