Role Type: Medical Doctor
Palm Island is an indigenous community located on Great Palm Island, also called by the Aboriginal name "Bwgcolman", an island on the Great Barrier Reef in North Queensland.Palm Island is often termed a classic "tropical paradise" given its natural endowments.It is approximately 60km away from Townsville,Queensland.
Practice provide comprehensive primary care.
It is a bulk billing clinic.
This practice delivers important education and health services for Palm Island families.
Located on Reid Lane, the practice provides services from General Practitioners, Aboriginal health workers, child educators, and family support workers. Visitors to the centre have access to services including early childhood education and care, parenting and family support services, and child and maternal health services which will help to build capacity in the community through the provision of specialist support services and advice.
The building includes a large open plan central hub, consultation rooms, an adjunct child care room, dedicated rooms for parents, a toy library and offices. A large covered deck has been built on the southern side of the centre overlooking the outdoor play area.
Local residents were involved in the on-site construction of the building and the Palm Island Elders Group continue to have an important advisory role to the service.
After Hours requirements:
If interested, after hour work is available.
Vocational AHPRA registration
Opportunity to join state of art medical practice
An attractive salary package
Fly in and fly out service available
Full nursing,health worker and allied health support.
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.