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Turrbal and Jagera Country
Level 4, 348 Edward Street
Brisbane QLD 4000
This practice is an RACGP and ACRRM accredited teaching practice, located in the town of Ingham, North Queensland (RRMA5 classification, RA3).
They are on the highway at the northern end of town. It is a purpose-built building and has been operating for 30 years. Currently, there are three (3) full time doctors, and we are looking to recruit a further doctor.
The practice offers audiometry, spirometry, skin checks and ECGs. They do a variety of health checks and medicals. Sullivan and Nicolaides Pathology are on site, as well as Rural Medical Imaging who provide CT, USS and X-ray. The practice have visiting allied health services such as a podiatrist, an audiologist, a dental prosthetist, a diabetes educator and visiting Orthopaedic Surgeon.
Registered and enrolled nurses provide continuous medical officer support, as well as performing pap smears, asthma and diabetes education. They are a registered Q-fever and yellow fever vaccination centre, as well as providing the usual private and NHS vaccinations. Visits to our patients at nursing homes are undertaken, and a good relationship exists with all three facilities in our area.
As a practice, they have regular social evenings and family outings. Beachfront accommodation for the suitable applicant is available. We are a genuine, caring practice, staffed by pleasant, motivated people.
Ingham is a rural centre towards the southern end of the Wet Tropics World Heritage area. Locals and visitors enjoy a diverse array of natural attractions and community activities. Camping, bushwalking, bird watching and fishing are all popular past-times, with several national parks of worldwide acclaim nearby – Hinchinbrook Island (Australia’s biggest island National Park), the Great Barrier Reef (a World Heritage site), Wallaman Falls (Australia’s highest waterfall) and Tyto Wetlands are just a few of the many locations of interest.
A ‘sugar town’ on the Bruce Highway, 115 kilometres north of Townsville, our population is approximately 10,900. We are home to the longest jetty (5.75 kilometres) in the southern hemisphere and Queensland’s largest sugar mill. Ingham holds an annual Italian Festival and Maraka Festival, a rodeo and has many sporting and community groups. The town has two supermarkets, a number of specialty stores, two high schools (one private, one public), several primary schools (including one private), a library and a cinema.
AHPRA registration is required
Preferred 3 years GP experience as assessed by RACGP or AHPRA
Job Type: Permanent - Full Time
After Hours Requirements: No
Salary Information: Negotiable (Based on Experience & Qualifications)
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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.