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General Practitioner - Gladstone

Health Workforce Queensland

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Practice Information:
This Practice is mixed billing practice currently with 4 doctors. One is leaving so the incoming doctor will take over existing patient base. 2 nurses for support, 2 reception everyday and a practice manager. Lots of geriatric patients offering potential for skin work and care plans etc

Gladstone is situated on the East Coast of Central Queensland about seventy kilometres south of the tropic of Capricorn. It boasts a large harbour with access to all water activities, the Great Barrier Reef, Heron Island, Agnes Water, The Northern most surfing beach and 1770, the Site of Captain Cooks first landing in Queensland.

Population is about fifty thousand. Cultural diversity is a result of our industrial nature of city where expertise is obtained from all corners of the globe. Private and public schooling is available as well as TAFE and campus of the University of Central Queensland is also there. RA2 Classifiction - Inner Regional

Position Description:

  • Manage patients from diverse age groups, neonates to aged, both males and females 

  • Provide wide spectrum of services from preventive check-up, immunization for all age groups to emergency care and appropriate referrals 

  • Greet patients and take personal histories, perform examinations, order laboratory tests, radiology, and other diagnostic procedures 

  • Evaluate patient’s physical and mental health; refer patients to specialists where appropriate 

  • Making management plan and prescribe medications for all types of ailments 

  • Perform minor surgeries such as suturing, ingrown toenail removal, skin lesion biopsies and removal of foreign bodies from nose, ears or wounds 

  • Provide emergency care 

  • Provide pre-natal and post-natal care 

  • Perform skin cancer checks 

  • To report notifiable diseases 

  • Advise patients about strategies for maintaining optimal health using various measures at disposal like Health Assessments and Care Plans 

  • Manage Chronic Diseases and optimally use tools available at disposal for chronic disease management 

  • Keeping up to date with medical developments, new drugs, treatments and discussing the development of new pharmaceutical products with pharmaceutical sales representatives 

  • Maintaining a portfolio of continuing professional development (CPD) activitie

Qualifications and Experience

  • AHPRA Registration

  • General Practitioner Fellowshi

For more information on this position, please contact our team via [email protected]

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.

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Date posted
8 Jul 2021
Healthcare & Medical
Medical Practitioner & Specialist
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