General Practitioner (VR GP) – Townsville, QLD

QLD, QLD, Australia

An exciting opportunity to work in a new DPA location near tropical islands that is boasting with benefits, strong support team and relocation assistance.

  • Beautiful coastal city in QLD granted DPA for the first time in years!
  • Initial accommodation and car provided
  • Well supported clinic on the doorstep to the Great Barrier Reef and Magnetic Island

The Practice

This mixed billing practice is looking for a new GP to join their team of six dedicated doctors in a newly granted DPA area. There are 10 consulting rooms and you will be supported by two nurses, three receptionists as well as a practice manager to ensure that you are able to focus on providing quality care of patients.

You will be seeing 30 to 40 patients a day and be ably supported when performing minor procedures.

The practice has a wide variety of allied health services available, including a physiotherapist, dietician and dentist as well as a pharmacy, offering every convenience to you and your patients.

Enjoy the benefits of relocation assistance such as initial accommodation and a car when you arrive so you can settle in quickly. This modern, purpose-built clinic includes a kitchen and parking, with opening hours from 7am to 7pm weekdays and 7am to 1pm on weekends, giving you flexibility to choose your own working hours.

The Location

You will be mesmerised by the Great Barrier Reef and several World Heritage listed national parks that are close this spectacular location. With an average of 300 days of sunshine per year, it’s no wonder that the Townsville lifestyle is all about the great outdoors! Queensland boasts beautiful, sunny weather year-round so you can explore tropical islands, lush rainforests and immerse yourself in nature in this well set up and supported coastal city.

The population of the city is the perfect mix of young professionals, families and retirees chasing warmer weather. Popular attractions include the famously long stretch of beach known as ‘The Strand’, nearby Magnetic Island, the world’s largest living coral reef aquarium dubbed ‘Reef HQ’, and Castle Hill, which was originally known as Cootharinga and is now a popular place for hikes in the region. Adventure awaits you each day and with schools and facilities in abundance, it’s no wonder more and more people are making Townsville their new home.

Essential Criteria

DPA position

Health Workforce Certificate and visa sponsorship available.

RACGP PEP-Specialist Pathway eligible international candidates and GPs holding Specialist Registration with AHPRA are eligible for this role.

GPs holding General Registration with AHPRA who have been accepted on to the RACGP PEP-standard pathway, the RACGP FSP or the ACRRM IP are welcome to apply.

Looking for a long-term role and stability in your next GP career? This family friendly practice in beautiful, sunny Queensland is for you! Let’s have a chat. Click on “Apply Now” or contact Jane for more info.

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