Locum General Practitioner Nanango
- : Healthcarelink Support
- : 13-Jan-2019
- : Nanango QLD 4615
Locum Vacancy - Various Dates are available.
Nanango is situated in the South Burnett located about 200 kilometres north-west of Brisbane, and similar distance to the coastal regions. The shire population is around 13,000 and the town around 3,600. The town among other things has a supermarket, schools-both private and public. There is a hospital in Nanango with 10 acute beds, 2 pharmacies, 2 blood collection agencies, banking facilities, library, RSL club, a couple of restaurants, motels and service stations.
There are opportunities to enjoy a wide range of leisure activities. There is a local golf course, bowls, tennis courts, soccer and football. Nanango has an indoor heated aquatic centre. The area also plays host to some great wineries and most of them provide meals. Also about 1 hours' drive from Nanango are the Bunya Mountains where you can appreciate and enjoy the beauty of the area and its wildlife. There is accommodation and camping grounds, restaurants and cafes. Also in the region there are a couple of large dams where people enjoy fishing and water sports.
The Practice is situated at the top of town and is within walking distance to the pharmacies. The hospital is a 5-minute drive away. The services we provide include general check-ups, family planning, counselling, vaccination (child and adult), minor surgery (stitching cuts, removal of moles and sunspots), skin checks(using Molemate), asthma management, diabetes, audiometry, spirometry, ECG's, EPC plans and Health Assessments.
We also use teleconference with some of the specialists.
The practice is bulk-billing and currently there are 4 doctors in the practice. The appointments are 15 minutes.
There is QML on site. There are 2 practice nurses on each day to support the Doctors. We also have experienced admin staff and practice manager.
After Hours requirements:
No after hours as we have an agreement with the hospital.
We need a FRACGP who can supervise one of the doctors, who currently is on Level 2 supervision, he is on Limited registration. The Doctor who was supervising suddenly left us. He needs supervision until September. We have another Doctor who was also under supervision, with the Doctor that left. However, we have another FRACGP who can supervise her, but the other Doctor who needs supervision is married to the FRACGP Doctor so she cannot supervise her husband.
AHPRA require the doctors to have their supervision continuously so we need someone ideally from July until September.
We are willing to pay travel, car hire, accommodation. Remuneration is available on application
If this position is of interest to you please apply today
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