Practice Information: AGPAL Accredited Bulk Billing Solo GP Practice in Cardwell, North Queensland. Currently 2 GP's, F/T and Casual RN Nursing support and a great Allied Health team. Being in Tropical NQ we run many Skin Cancer Clinics for Cardwell and surrounding area. We also have a large Chronic Disease base which is an has an advantage for billings. We service a 63 bed Aged Care Facility twice weekly and have quite a large Aboriginal Health population. We are a Bulk Billing practice mainly because of our demographics. One FT GP is retiring and we need to fill the position.
Opens Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday
Cardwell is a very friendly town and is the southern gateway to the Cassowary Coast region. Cardwell is also the gateway to Hinchinbrook Island, 5kms offshore, the biggest island national park in Australia. The Thorsborne Trail, a 32km wilderness trek, is on the eastern side of the Island and is recognised as one of the top wilderness walks in the world.
Cardwell is a very friendly, seaside town, half way between Cairns and Townsville. The town supports, Newsagent, Post Office, Pharmacy, Pathology Collection centre, Hotel, Country Club and RSL, Bakery, Butcher, Hairdressers, and Dress shop, Motels, Caravan Parks and Air BnB's, Cafes, Coffee Shops and Restaurants, Hardware Store, Fishing tackle and Ice and Service Stations. Primary School is prep to year six. Students travel 50kms to Ingham or Tully for Secondary school.
Position Description: To provide competent patient-centred care that addresses health needs and promotes wellness. Such care is based on latest evidence and guidelines and meets legislative requirements. Looking for a doctor with interests in Skin Care, Aged Care and Indigenous health. Full time position.
After Hours - No requirements
Qualifications and Experience:
Must be vocationally registered general practitoner
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Following successful placement, eligible candidates may be entitled to receive support and financial assistance through Health Workforce Queensland's comprehensive workforce attraction and retention incentives. This position may be eligible for a scholarship or bursary for ongoing professional development.