GP, Queensland, earnings up to £190k pa + accommodation - Australia

General Practitioner - General Practitioner
Ref: 3307 Date Posted Monday 28 Nov 2016
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GP / Senior Medical Officer position with Emergency experience for small hospital on Capricorn Coast, Queensland.

  • Stunning coastal location
  • A chance to combine your GP and Emergency skills
  • Salary package up to £190,000 pa ($340k AUD)
  • 3 bed apartment on the beach provided for duration of contract

The Role

We're looking for an experienced GP with emergency skills to join this small 22 bed hospital in the lovely coastal town of Yeppoon on the beautiful Capricorn Coast in Queensland.

The Hospital serves the local community and usually operates at around 95% occupancy, it has an emergency department which sees mostly GP type presentations with some Resuscitation and Minor Trauma patients coming through the doors. You will be seeing on average 35 patients per day.    

There are also 4 Palliative Care Beds and general admissions.  There is no Operating Theatre, the nearest is at Rockhampton Hospital which is around 30 minutes away.

The hospital is managed by a Medical Superintendent and runs with 5 GPs / SMOs who work on a shift pattern.  2 doctors  covering day shift in Ward and ED and 1 covering night shift 5pm to midnight and then on call until 6am. 

You will be working rotating shifts, 6 on 4 off.  Shifts are 9.5 hours.

  • Must have Emergency experience - Resuscitation and Intubation
  • Must have MRCGP/CCT/MICGP/FRACGPor equivalent

The Package

  • Salary Package up to £190,000 GBP ($340k AUD)
  • Includes base salary
  • Superannuation
  • Shift Allowances
  • Accommodation - 3 bed apartment on the beach for duration of contract
  • 2 year minimum contract

The Location

A coastal town in Central Queensland,  Yeppoon is renowned for its beaches, tropical climate, and the islands out on the bay. Twenty-five minutes from the city of Rockhampton, Yeppoon is the principal town on the Capricorn Coast, a string of seaside communities stretching more than 150 kilometres (93 mi) from north to south. The beaches and shallow coves provide a destination both for tourists and residents settling down in Central Queensland.

There are plenty of shopping and recreational facilities in the town along with a selection of primary and secondary schools.

What Head Medical can do for you

Arranging a position overseas is exciting, but we understand that it can also be a complex and time-consuming process. We’re the UK's specialist in international medical recruitment and have helped many Doctors relocate since we first started out in 2008. We know it’s important to balance career opportunities with lifestyle so we’ll talk through your plans and get to know you to make sure we find the right role in the right location.

Once we have secured a job for you, we’ll manage the Medical Registration and Visa application process, and support you throughout the relocation.

Yan

If this sounds like the perfect job you can apply using the blue button below. Or if you’d like to find out more about this job or have an informal chat, please get in touch with us:

Yan Scouller

Senior Recruitment Consultant (Canada, Gulf & Rest of the World)

Tel: +44 (0)131 240 5274 LinkedIn