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GP - Sunshine Coast, Queensland - DWS - Australia

General Practitioner - General Practitioner
Ref: 3261 Date Posted Monday 24 Oct 2016
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  • Rare DWS position on Sunshine Coast
  • Non-corporate
  • Great location
  • 65% billings

The Role

We have a fantastic opportunity for a GP to join an established non-corporate medical practice located on the popular Sunshine Coast, just 1 hour north of Brisbane. The practice is lucky to have a rare DWS position available and this is likely to be a popular vacancy.

This is a bulk billing practice with an established patient base, currently with 7 GPs working there they offer a wide range of services including  Dietician, Travel Medicine and Skin Checks.  The GPs are supported by a practice manager, team of nurses and receptionists and part time psychologist.  They have a large treatment room which is fully equipped with ABI, ECG, spirometry and dedicated nurse clinics to provide health assessments and chronic disease management.

The practice located in a complex with other health services: pathology, dentist, imaging/x-ray, speech pathology and a chemist across the road

The practice is open 7 days a week, with rotational share of weekends (average of 1 Sat or Sunday in 4 weeks).  Opening hours are 8am-6.30pm Monday to Friday and 8.30-5pm Saturday and Sunday..

  • 65% billings
  • $100 minimum hourly guarantee

To be considered for this position you must have MRCGP / MICGP / FRACGP or equivalent.

 The Location

Smack bang in the middle of Sunshine Coast - 5 minutes from one of Australian’s great beaches, allowing you to go for a morning surf, run or swim before your short commute to work!   

The Sunshine Coast metropolitan area is the third most populated area in the Australian state of Queensland. Located 100 km north of the state capital on the Pacific Ocean coastline, its urban area spans approximately 60 km of coastline and hinterland from Pelican Waters to Tewantin.  At the 2011 Australian Census the urban area's population was 209,263, and the metropolitan area's was 270,270, making it the 9th most populous in the country.

The Sunshine Coast is a centre for tourism, attracting more than 3.2 million visitors a year. There are many  attractions, such as Steve Irwin's Australia Zoo, UnderWater World marine park and Aussie World with the Ettamogah Pub.  There is no shortage of National Parks for nature lovers either.

The area has excellent education facilities including The University of Sunshine Coast and TAFE Queensland with various campuses.  There is a wide choice of state and schools available in the area. 

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