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GP - Classic Aussie Country Town - Great Team - Australia

General Practitioner - General Practitioner
Ref: 3760 Date Posted: Friday 17 Mar 2017
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The position

This practice is seeking a VR GP to join the practice on either a fulltime basis. It is privately-owned and provides health services to a population of approximately 12,500 people across a large rural community.  The practice building has undergone some major upgrades and they also have a branch surgery 30 minutes away.

The Practice is located close to the regional city of Launceston. There are ten well equipped consulting rooms, an emergency room, treatment rooms and nurses’ rooms. All types of family medicine, and minor surgery, are provided.

The practice is an accredited teaching practice and has been teaching GP registrars and medical students for many years, along with international medical graduates and nursing students. There is a mental health nurse practitioner on staff, with allied health professionals, including a diabetes educator, dietitian, audiometry and respiratory service, attending the practice on a regular basis. A neurologist also consults at the practice.

Opening Hours: Monday – Friday 8 am – 7 pm and Saturday 9.30 am – 1.00 pm

The location

Tasmania is a truly unique location. Australia’s southernmost state offers clean, white sandy beaches, forests of Huon Pine and massive tree ferns and pristine mountain lakes. Whether it is high culture, the arts and great music you are after or hiking, diving and fishing….Tassie has it all.

With a temperate climate, it doesn’t suffer the wild fluctuations that other regions do. The summer nights are warm and mild and seem to stretch for ever staying light until after 9.30 pm in the summer.

Hobart, the capital, is a very affordable city, easy to navigate and has a range of excellent schools to choose from along with a well-respected university. An international airport offers travel to most of Australia’s capitals and some regional centres too.

But don’t just take my word for it; why not check out what Lonely Planet says:

What Head Medical can do for you… 

Arranging a position overseas is very exciting, but we understand that it can also be daunting and time consuming. We’re the UK's specialist in international medical recruitment and we‘ve helped many Doctors relocate since we first started out in 2008 (you can read what people have said about working with us on our testimonials page). We know it’s important to balance career opportunities with lifestyle and we’ll talk through your plans and will 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 (and your family) with the relocation itself.

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:

Sarah Spencer

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Tel: +44 (0)131 240 5277