AGPAL Accredited Bulk Billing Solo GP Practice in Cardwell, North Queensland. Currently 2 GP's with 1 looking to retire. Cardwell has a very friendly aging population with a high rate of Skin Cancer. 63 Bed Aged Care Facility.
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. It is situated half way between Townsville and Cairns and has a warm tropical climate and is a very popular spot for fishing enthusiasts. 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 offers a good range of services and shopping facilities. A variety of accommodation is available including caravan parks, hostels, motels and bed & breakfasts. A number of cafes and restaurants offer a range of options to visitors, and menus often include fresh locally-farmed prawns. The Cardwell Country Club has a nine-hole golf course and club facilities, where visitors are very welcome. The Cardwell Forest Drive is a 26km scenic drive from the town centre, taking in lookouts, freshwater swimming holes and picnic spots. The Cardwell Bush Telegraph Centre is a step back in time, with an insight into North Qld history. There is also the Cardwell Art Gallery and the Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre.
We are 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
Please apply via the 'Apply Now' button on this page.
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.