Gorgeous DPA location by the coast - General Practitioner (GP)
- : Health Workforce Queensland
- : 27-Oct-2019
- : Bundaberg & Wide Bay Burnett QLD
Bundaberg is a Queensland city located 385km north of Brisbane. With a population over 93,000, the city is the one of the top 10 most populous cities in Queensland (9th). Bundaberg also ranks 24th biggest city by population in Australia. Bundaberg is the business centre for a major sugar cane growing area. It is well known for its export product, Bundaberg Rum. It is also the gateway to the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef.
The clinic focuses on preventable health care and early detection. This building is a large, well equipped modern teaching facility and multidisciplinary practice which includes twelve consulting rooms, two theatres, three nursing rooms and a large conference room. Modern, purpose built two storey building. Every room has a large window providing natural lighting, large spacious staff room with alfresco area, staff parking areas, gymnasium, staff toilets and shower areas. Adjacent to Friendlies Private Hospital with fantastic café.
The practice hosts Medical, Nursing, Allied Health and Administration Students while operating as a mixed billing clinic. The clinic holds GPA Accreditation and has a strong focus on providing a high level of quality care on a day to day basis and offers a full range of General Practice services including booked appointments, acute walk in presentations and an emphasis on chronic disease management and preventative health care. Obesity, diabetes and COPD are conditions seen frequently in Bundaberg and the dynamic clinic team members (four doctors and three RN's) are versed in the management of these types of chronic disease, preventative health and possess the ability to treat patients of various ages from newborn to the elderly.
The large Allied Health Team consists of two Physiotherapists, three Psychologists, Lungsmart Respiratory Specialist, Heartstart Program Manager/Exercise Science, an Exercise Physiologist, Audiologist and visiting Dietitian, OAPL - Orthotics and Prosthetics, Diabetes Educator, Pathology.The clinic has an onsite rehab gymnasium accommodating up to 20 patients which is utilised by patients in the Heartstart and Lungsmart Programs, My Health for Life and Move for Medicine.
The clinic currently operates Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm (an option to open on a Saturday should a GP express an interest) GP's can contribute to Friendlies after hours service if interested.
The busy clinic is seeking a full time or part time VR GP with an interest in teaching, to join our friendly clinical team. This is a GPA location. This role requires an enthusiastic, personable general practitioner with a high level of diagnostic and therapeutic skills, ability to work in a leadership role and to partner the experienced team of healthcare professionals. Candidates need to adhere to and recognise clinical and ethical standards. A strong interest in Better Health Promotions, early intervention and participation within GP Registrar training and student education is essential.
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