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Turrbal and Jagera Country
Level 4, 348 Edward Street
Brisbane QLD 4000
Unique practice using both conventional & complimentary medicines
Coastal location in the middle of the Great Barrier Reef & Daintree Rainforest
No Weekends or after hours
Job Title: General Practitioner – Port Douglas
The practice was established over 20 years ago and is a locally reputable and very busy practice situated in the lovely Far North QLD town of Port Douglas located 5 minutes from the centre. The QPA accredited practice is purpose built with beautiful timber decks, that wind through tropical manicured gardens designed to give patients and those that work here the feeling of relaxation and ease. The practice is unique and staffed with long-term doctors that specialise in many areas of expertise and use both conventional and complimentary medicines which benefits the patients hugely in this lovely tropical community. The practice has GPs practicing in Japanese Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynae, Hypnotherapy, Nutrition, Gut Health & Allergies, Medicinal Cannabis, Skin Cancers & Minor Procedures. They are also very lucky to have a Nurse Practitioner/Midwife who supports the surgery extensively and a Medical Assistant that helps doctors and the nurse out with procedures, dressings, phlebotomy, observations, ECGs, spirometry, etc. Other staff consists of a Practice Manager who has supported the practice for 11years and 2 long term receptionists that keep the day flowing nicely.
The practice is looking for a fully qualified GP who is accepting of the holistic approach and can bring good quality care to benefit their patients. The practice requires a GP who would be happy to work 4-5 days per week 9 am-5 pm (negotiable with days & hours).
Qualifications & Experience: Long-term Vocationally Registered General Practitioner
Job Type: Permanent – Full time
Salary Information: 65% of earnings or $150 per hour, whichever is higher.
After Hours Requirements: The practice is only open Monday-Friday and no weekends or after-hours are required.
About Port Douglas:
It is a relaxed seaside village situated in the middle of the World Heritage-Listed Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest. Surrounded by nature, Port Douglas is the perfect place for relaxed coastal living. Home to over 5,500 residents in the area, in peak season Port Douglas caters to around 700,000 visitors which generally comes at the beginning of winter when it grows cold in the South and turns FNQ into the perfect weather for a beach holiday. There is plenty to do in the surrounding area, whether its visit a refreshing local waterhole for a swim, go diving or fishing out on the reef, play a round of golf, explore nature in the rainforest or sit at one of our many restaurants or cafes for a delicious seafood lunch. Cairns is our closest city, 1 hour south from Port Douglas, which holds many attractions, accommodation, restaurants, and shopping. Then travelling west, you hit the beautiful Tablelands where you can visit many small villages and lakes or heading North takes you to the tip of Australia through many gold mining towns. Whoever you are, there is plenty to do and see in this stunning place we call home.
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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.