Rural General Practitioner with ED (GP/ED) Queenstown, Tasmania

Job details

ID: JREF-102682
Type: Permanent
Salary: Salary on application
Location: TAS
Published: 14/05/2020
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  • Exceptional earning potential $300 - $350k a year
  • Varied and rewarding rural GP role
  • DPA location with relocation assistance provided

The opportunity

This is a well-equipped, purpose built practice facility. Adjacent to the Queenstown Hospital and aged care facility, this is a three Doctor practice with support from a full-time CDM trained Registered Nurse, administration staff and a number of visiting Allied Health professionals and ancillary services.

Working alongside a highly experienced rural generalists, you will also have an opportunity to supplement your income through providing on-call services to the hospital on a one in four day roster.

The location

Queenstown is the largest town and primary hub for the greater West Coast region. It has a strong colonial heritage, with a number of historic art deco buildings lining its broad streets. Queenstown offers a range of activities and attractions such as the West Coast Wilderness Railway, a tourism rail venture that has seen the original mining purposed Abt railway track to Strahan restored, along with the original steam-powered locomotives that plied the route over a century ago.

The town plays host to the Unconformity Festival, a fast-growing contemporary arts festival which explores the rich and fascinating history of the region. Queenstown is also the gateway to the great South-West wilderness area, which incorporates some of Tasmania’s most popular bushwalks.

Essential criteria

You will need to be a Vocationally Registered General Practitioner (FRACGP or FACRRM) with prior experience in a rural setting. It is essential that you can help with the VMO roster at the local hospital, so recent ED experience along with a current emergency medication certificate is also required. Applications from GPs who are willing and able to help supervise / mentor junior Doctors are particularly welcomed.

This is a permanent / long-term opportunity (a fixed term 12 month minimum contract may be considered).

If this sounds like something you would be interested in contact Philip Dixon on and quote job reference number JREF-102682.

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