GP - Rockhampton, Queensland - No MRCGP rqd / Cat 2 - Australia

General Practitioner - General Practitioner
Ref: 3351 Date Posted Friday 18 Nov 2016
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We're working with an established family practice in a beautiful coastal town to recruit 2 GPs.

  • Join an established practice
  • can accommodate a Cat 2 applicant (no MRCGP or partially comparable countries accepted)
  • Friendly and supportive working environment
  • 65% of mixed billings

The Role

This is an established mixed billing GP owned family practice located in the lovely coastal town of Boyne Island just 20 minutes drive south of Gladstone.

The practice has been running for a few years and has a busy patient base with doctors being fully booked a week in advance. They have a GP leaving soon so they are really recruiting for 2 additional GPs to join them later this year.

They have an experienced team of nurses and administration on staff to assist the GPs and when they move to their new and bigger purpose built clinic later this year there will be a raft of AHP services including Dietician, Podiatrist, Psyschologist, Diabetes Educator with onsite Imaging and Pathology.  They are also a travel clinic offer Yellow Fever vacs and Dive Medicals. There is also an opportunity to become involved in nursing home visits and occupational health work.

They are paperless / fully computerised and have a 2 bed treatment room with 2 full time nurses. 

Special interests will be supported and minor surgery / skin cancer procedures would be particular useful.

Patient demographics are mixed with lots of young families and elderly patients.

Opening hours are Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm and Saturday 9am to 11am.  Times may be extended when additional GPs join.

  • 65% billings
  • Minimum hourly guarantee on start
  • 2 year minimum contract
  • Flexibility over how you want to bill
  • Earnings in the region of $300k AUD per annum

Applicants who do not hold MRCGP but do have CCT from the UK can be considered.  Candidates who hold specialist GP qualifications from Netherlands, Denmark, South Africa, Norway, Sweden and the USA will also be considered. 

The Location

Boyne Island is a coastal town located 20 minutes drive south of the city of Gladstone in northern Queensland. Boyne Island has a population of around 500 and there are local amenities including a choice of schools, shops and a few restaurants. It's generally a very nice location to live and offers access to the Great Barrier Reef and beautiful beaches on your door step. There are also numerous national parks nearby offering a wide array of outdoor adventures and wildlife.

Gladstone is a city with a population of around 50,000 people and offers recreational facilities, shops and nightlife  on a bigger scale than Boyne Island.  It has an airport with plenty of internal flights to Australia's bigger cities and it's just a 1 hour flight to Brisbane.

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.

 

 

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