General Practitioner - Townsville

Job Classification
General Practice / GP
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Pay Type
Salary / Pay Range
$90k to $100k
Start timeframe
townsville QLD 4810
Posted By
Health Workforce
  • 60% of Billing
  • Assured minimum income
  • Supervision and Training

Job Type:  Permanent - Full Time
Proposed Commencement Date:  30.08.2022

After Hours Requirements:  No
Practice Information:

Mixed-Billing GP clinic has an opportunity for a Full-Time General Practitioner to join their team. The clinic provides a variety of general practice and healthcare services to families in the Kirwan and Townsville area. Established in 2015, this medical centre has grown and now in need of additional doctor to take on their patients. Their services include general medicine, chronic disease and management care plans, children and women’s health, skin cancer management and minor surgical procedures.
Aside providing full general practice services to patients, this medical centre is also a teaching practice affiliated with the James Cook University for undergraduate and post graduate training and have an excellent record for students and registrars who have successfully passed through their clinic.

The practice opening hours are Monday to Friday 8.30am – 6pm. Saturdays 9am – 1pm.

Position Description:

On Offer:

  • Flexible working hours
  • 60% of gross billing with an assured minimum of $90,000 - $95,000 per annum
  • Private Billing practice
  • DPA available for IMG’s
  • Visa sponsorship available

Full Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate high quality clinical skill in general practice;
  • Able to use professional clinical judgement in the delivery of rural general practice;
  • Able to evaluate and apply medical interventions consistent with evidence-based medicine;
  • Able to use a range of patient record and recall systems and maintain comprehensive patient record;
  • Able to recognise and manage deteriorating patients;
  • Able to perform procedures safely and within their competence and defined scope of practice;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of common therapeutic agents, uses, dosages, adverse effects and potential drug interactions and ability to prescribe safely;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of infection control principles and safe practice in relation to blood borne infections in patient care;
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with patients and their families and other members of the health care team;
  • Clearly document patient care and maintain complete and timely medical records/progress reports;
  • Able to show compassion for patients and sensitivity to their culture, ethnicity and spiritual issues;
  • Exhibit high standards of moral and ethical behaviour towards patients, families and colleagues including an awareness of appropriate doctor/patient boundaries;
  • Show honesty at all times in their work, putting patient welfare ahead of personal consideration and accepting responsibility for their own actions;
  • Participate actively in ongoing Continuing Professional Development.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • MBBS or Equivalent
  • Ability to obtain medical registration with AHPRA Medical Board of Australia
  • Ability to obtain a Medicare provider number
  • Current medical indemnity insurance
  • Experience in General Practice

Salary Information: 
60% of gross billing with an assured minimum of $90,000 - $95,000 per annum.
About Townsville:

Townsville is a coastal city in North- Eastern Queensland, Australia. The Strand esplanade, with its pier and water park, is popular. The Reef HQ Aquarium has marine life and coral from the Great Barrier Reef, plus the Australian Army Base and James Cook University adding additional facilities to the fast-growing city of over 197,840 population as at 2015.

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 – 10003139


Job Type
Business Type
Private Practice
Job Title
General Practitioner - Townsville
Salary / Pay Details
60% of gross billing with an assured minimum of $90,000 - $95,000 per annum.
Posted By
Health Workforce
Job Reference
JOB -10003139
townsville QLD 4810
Location Map View Map
Similar Jobs
  • General Practitioner - Ravenshoe
  • Posted By: Health Workforce
  • Posted Date: 2022-08-12
  • Location:ravenshoe QLD 4888
  • Vocationally registered rural GPPractice Information:Family rural practice in beautiful climate of Atherton tablelands. close rural communities serviced by GP practice with recent GP . , , ....
  • General Practitioner - Cairns
  • Posted By: Health Workforce
  • Posted Date: 2022-08-12
  • Location:cairns QLD 4870
  • Practice Information:This medical centre¬†provides a wide range of services including family medicine, skin cancer surgery, chronic disease, diabetes care and much more. This...
  • General Practitioner - Charters Towers
  • Posted By: Health Workforce
  • Posted Date: 2022-08-12
  • Location:charters towers QLD 4820
  • Practice Information:The practice was established in 1985. The consulting hours at the practice are between 8.00am and 5.00pm Monday to Friday with late nights...
  • General Practitioner - Boonah
  • Posted By: Health Workforce
  • Posted Date: 2022-08-11
  • Location:boonah QLD 4310
  • Practice Information:Friendly group GP practice in QLD country town. One hour drive to Brisbane and Gold Coast. Bulk Billings with on-site QML/USS/Au.