We are looking for a Locum General Practitioner
Tin Can Bay, Cooloola Cove and Rainbow Beach combine to form the Cooloola Coast featuring the Coloured Sands cliffs, vehicular access to world heritage listed Fraser Island, hand feeding wild dolphins at Snapper Creek at Tin Can Bay, the giant Sand Blow at Rainbow Beach (a popular spot for hang gliders) and the extensive protected waterways of the Great Sandy Straits. Surrounded by national parks the area boasts numerous camping grounds, 4WDriving, hiking and recreational activities.
The Cooloola Coast is a popular retirement and tourism area and continues to grow each year. The population is over 6,000 and approaching 7,000. The other industries in our general area are fishing and forestry. Public schooling is available up to and including grade 10. Tin Can Bay has an ambulance centre, fire brigade, police station and SES headquarters.
There are golf clubs, bowls clubs and a Country Club with many restaurants and cafes. There are also a wide range of social and special interest clubs, 2 Lions clubs and a rifle range. Tin Can Bay & Rainbow Beach have attractive natural foreshores with playgrounds and picnic facilities and walking trails. Tin Can Bay is a popular spot for international bird watchers to visit and boasts safe, shallow waters on the edge of the bay for young children to enjoy.
We are a GP owned practice with 2 clinics. The main clinic, Cooloola Coast Clinic, is in Tin Can Bay, whilst a branch clinic, Rainbow Beach Medical Practice, is in Rainbow Beach. We pride ourselves on providing a high level of chronic disease management and nursing support. We are a mixed billing practice with a high level of bulk billing due to pension & concession card holders.
- Best Practice clinical software
- Nursing support and practice manager
- No hospital work but otherwise full range of GP services
After Hours requirements: Nil
- VR GP with experience in Australian general practice especially in rural areas.
- Locum placement includes accommodation and car if requried
- We offier $140 /hr or 70% of billings