GP- Island off Australia - Earn c. $350k pa - Australia

Doctor - General Practitioner
Ref: 3346 Date Posted Friday 18 Nov 2016
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  • Unique and exciting opportunity
  • Immerse yourself in Island life
  • No A&E experience required
  • Earnings in excess of $350k pa

The role

You'll be working at the only medical clinic on this beautiful Pacific Island off the coast of Australia.  The current GP is retiring and they need a replacement.

As well as working in the medical clinic you will also provide on call support to the Hospital and the Aged Care facility located in the hospital.  Ideally you should have a current certificate in Emergency Medicine Management or willingness to successfully pass / undertake training in a similar qualification prior to commencing work.  There is another Doctor on the island who is an Emergency Medicine Specialist so you will have additional support on hand. 

Hours of work will be Monday to Friday 9-5 and Saturday 9am - 1pm with a share of the oncall roster.

  • 70% billings
  • Oncall forms part of duties and income is calculated at $90,000 pa + $10,000 travel allowance
  • Billings from GP work will total in the region of $250,000
  • 12 month contract available
  • Recduce your 10 year moratorium to 5 years

It's preferred that you will have FRACGP / MRCGP / MICGP or equivalent.

The location

This lush green Island is part of the Australian Commonwealth and currently has a population of just over 2000 people although this swells with tourists in the holiday season. 80% of  the population are Australian and English is the main language. 

There is 1 school on the island catering for pupils from kindergarten to year 12 and 1 airport on the island with flights to mainland Australia.

The climate is subtropical and mild with a temperature low of 10c and rarely rising above 24c. 

Nicky

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:

Nicky Gregory

Head of GP Recruitment

Tel: +44 (0)131 240 5264 LinkedIn