Seeking: A General Practitioner for Cardwell, QLD

Seeking: A General Practitioner for Cardwell, QLD

The Benefits:

  • Walk in to full patient base
  • Attractive set fees/ day (negotiable)
  • Average Income $350,000/ year
  • Accommodation available

About The Practice & The Team

We’re seeking a General Practitioner to join a Bulk Billing practice in Cardwell, QLD.

Seeking a General Practitioner as a long term GP is retiring, the clinic is looking for a Doctor to join them. They have a very supportive practice with great schools and a lovely community. Cardwell is absolutely beautiful!

You’ll work alongside 2 General Practitioners and 2 Nurses and a medical assistant provide support in Immunisations, Health Assessments, Chronic Disease Management Plans, Spiro, Wound Dressings, ECG, Procedures Assisting, and Ear Syringing and their friendly administration team are there to help. One of the owners of the practice is a very experienced primary health nurse who has worked in remote communities and is a valuable asset to the Doctors. They have a robust telehealth/ specialist program, and Doctors are very involved in the wholistic care of the patients.

The practice has been in the community since 35 years and sees a patient demographic that consists of large retired population, families and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It is open Monday to Friday- 8.00am to 5.00pm. There is the opportunity to visit the 63 bed aged care home within working hours, 2 afternoons a week. They can be flexible with family friendly hours!

Current General Practitioners are seeing approximately 30 patients per day and they are earning an average income of $350,000 a year.Plus, there are added opportunities to apply for rural and aged care incentives and the possibility of becoming a future partner of the business.

Contact Shelley Katt to discuss how this could become your brand new job!

About Cardwell, QLD

Fun Fact– Cardwell was the first port settlement on the Queensland coast north of Port Denison (Bowen).

The top 3 things Doctors want to know when considering relocating is about local schools, job options for spouses and proximity to the capital cities, so here you go!

Schools: Cardwell has 1 primary school. Nearest high school is located in Tully which is less than half an hour away from Cardwell.

Job Options: There are 304 jobs within a 10km radius of Cardwell in fields such as Accounting, Administration, Banking & Financial services, Customer Service & Call Centre, General Management/CEO, Community Service & Development, Construction, Architecture, Education, Engineering, Farming & Conservation, Government & Defense, IT, HR, Legal, Manufacturing & Logistics, Real Estate & Trades.

Proximity: Cardwell is 2 hours away from Cairns and the same from Townsville, the Atherton Tablelands are a beautiful place to visit. Doctors often walk along the lovely esplanade looking at the water after work and travel around on weekends. Fishing and crabbing is a popular pastime ion the area. It is a lovely relaxed community.

What you need:

  • Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery
  • Current AHPRA Registration
  • Full Work Rights in Australia

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