GP vacancy Australia - GP and emergency experience required - great lifestyle in an amazing Victorian country town - Australia

General Practitioner - General Practitioner
Ref: 4271 Date Posted: Friday 28 Jul 2017
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This busy clinic has a large patient base and provides services to outpatients, inpatients and aged care facilities. Your broad experience across all patient demographics and in emergency medicine will be an asset as you join a team of established doctors.

The Practice.

Our client is an accredited, computerised, teaching practice with well-equipped consulting rooms and a state of the art treatment room where services such as lesion removal, INRs, ECGs and spirometry are performed.  The practice is managed by the local health authority which supports the medical team with full clinical and allied health specialties.

Services offered by the regional health service includes Urgent care centre (UCC) 6 day procedure beds, 5 day surgery 13 chair oncology and 29 bed hospital and 36 bed Nursing home facility.  The hospital offers acute care, emergency medicine, and after hours calls are triaged by experienced level 1 & 2 triage RNs significantly reducing the number of call-outs.

Services also include aged and disability services, psychology, indigenous health, O&G, mental health, social work, dietetics, cardiac rehabilitation, OT, physiotherapy, podiatry and speech therapy. A large number of visiting specialist services are also available.

Doctors at the medical centre see own patients in ward, however the hospital also cares for patients from the other clinic in town. Participation in after-hours, on-call roster is expected and you will have visiting rights to the hospital.

Currently staffed with six doctors supported by a practice manager and six nursing staff. Many of the doctors have additional skills including general surgery, antenatal care, anaesthetics, emergency care and occupational health.

Essential Criteria

  • AHPRA Registration – General or Specialist
  • Australian general practice experience or comparable
  • Broad medical experience across all patient demographics
  • Emergency medicine
  • This is not a DWS position

 

The Package

Working as an independent contractor you will receive:

  • Negotiable % of billings based on experience
  • Teaching payments available
  • Support will also be provided to the GP and family to access accommodation, schooling, community support services, sporting and social clubs and special interest groups

The Location 

The prosperous and lively city of Stawell is one of the most beautiful communities on the outer edge of the Grampians. Founded on the gold rush in the late 1880’s it is one of the only Australian gold rush towns to still have a viable mine.

Regarded as the service centre of this region, the township of Stawell is a thriving community known for its unique attractions and wide range of activity options.

 

For more information on this region visit:

http://www.visitvictoria.com/Regions/Grampians

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