General Practitioner (VR GP) – Townsville, QLD

Townsville, QLD, Australia

General Practitioners can earn well and enjoy working family friendly hours in an established practice centrally located near Townsville in QLD

  • $130/hr initial guarantee
  • Family friendly hours with no weekends or on-call
  • Established practice with existing patient base
60% of billings

The Practice

Due to an established GP departing, this practice is on the lookout for a GP to join their busy practice and start taking over the growing patient base. The practice is looking for a self-starter that is dedicated and committed to developing their career as a doctor. There is a part time position (3 days per week) on offer initially, with potential to extend your hours overtime.

You will be fully booked quickly and will be kept busy seeing approximately 32 patients per day, allowing you to earn well. The practice is also located in a growing and developing suburb, bringing in more potential patients and therefore boosted earning potential.

Your days will be far from boring with this practice seeing a variety of patients, allowing you to further your skills and career as a General Practitioner. The practice features three consult rooms and a dedicated theatre, providing you with everything you need to hit the ground running. Enjoy downtime in your breaks in the staff room and kitchen and the convenience of ample parking on-site. Patients are offered allied health services with a dietician and podiatrist on-site.

To ensure your day runs smoothly, you will be supported by a friendly admin team consisting of a practice manager, nurse and receptionist. Practice hours are Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm, with no weekends or on-call commitment. With family friendly hours like this, you can enjoy your time off with family and friends exploring all that Townsville has to offer.

Take over an established patient base and earn well in a supportive and well-equipped practice

The Location

The town is located approximately 15km from Townsville city centre. Townsville population has experience near record growth despite the slowing of the economy currently 190,000. Townsville attractions are wide ranging and include typical beach holiday activities, as well as all the amenities that a large city has to offer.

One of the big draws of the city is its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and it is indeed a good base from which to take a reef cruise. Before you head off, visit the Reef HQ Aquarium. This is the largest living coral reef aquarium and you can learn more about what you are likely to see on your diving trip. And, if all that wears you out, there are countless beaches, small town style coffee shops and bars to choose from where you can relax, refresh yourself and soak up the sun. All the natural and city splendour this charming location has to offer has seen its popularity rapidly increase over the recent years. Why not experience it for yourself?

Essential Criteria

Non-DPA position

Permanent Residency or Citizenship required

GPs holding Specialist Registration with AHPRA are eligible for this role

If you are looking to earn well, further your GP career and enjoy work-life balance then this could be the opportunity for you. Apply now or contact Jane to find our more

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