Locum General Practitioner (GP) required for - up to 4 months
Start Date: As Soon As Possible
Dalby is a fantastic town to raise a family, offering the relaxed rural lifestyle but at the same time, offering modern facilities and services to meet the needs of the local community. Situated in the rich soils of the Darling Downs, Dalby is just 211 kilometres north west of Brisbane.
The region is renowned as a rich agricultural area, growing crops such as cotton, sorghum, wheat, barley, chickpeas, sunflowers, mung beans and corn as well as the production of lamb, beef and pork. The Dalby Region is a caring 'go ahead' rural community with a town population of approximately 12,000 with a further 5,000 residing in the rural district.
We are seeking a professional and self-motivated VR GP to join our exceptional practice team at Myall Medical Practice.
This is a fantastic opportunity for you if you are passionate about building on your private practice as a GP. You have the opportunity to work with great diversity to your case load and with flexibility to your consulting hours. If you value professionalism, personal growth, team work and working to best practice standards, then we are keen to hear from you.
As a GP in our large rural general practice, you are well supported by the wealth of knowledge and experience by the GP ownership group/supervisors, your peer GP's and of course, by our fabulous support team of nurses, receptionists and our full-time Practice Manager.
The Practice is an accredited practice and owned by a group of 5 Doctors who all work in the Practice. We are a mixed billing practice, offering routine bulk billed services to all children and teenagers up to the day of their 20th birthday and all patients over the age of 65 on a pension/concession card.
Since 1st February 2019, we now proudly trade 7 days per week providing our community with access to general practice services 70 hours per week.
Monday to Thursday: 7am to 7pm
Friday: 7am to 5pm
Saturday: 8am to 4pm
Sunday: 10am to 2pm
Public Holidays: CLOSED
Three years ago we established new purpose-built premises for our practice. Our practice building of 800sqm comprises of the following:
- 20 consult rooms
- 4 bed treatment room
- 3 procedure rooms
- sterilizing unit
- training room
- small meeting room
- large staff kitchen with outdoor seating area
- 5 patient waiting areas
- 50 on-site car parks
Our current team includes:
- 10 x GP's
- 2 x GP Registrars
- 4 x Registered Nurses
- 5 x Enrolled Nurses
- 9 x Receptionists
- 1 x Practice Manager
- 1 x contract Bookkeeper
6 of our GP's are accredited supervisors with RACGP and ACRRM, with a long-term commitment to the supervision and training of GP Registrars. We support medical students from University of Queensland - Rural clinical School, Griffith University and John Flynn placement program across the span of the year and take both 3rd and 4th year students.
At the Practice we offer a diverse range of services to meet the needs of our patients from birth to the end of life. Services include but are not limited to: family medicine, women's health, mental health, occupational medicine, skin cancer management, chronic disease management, immunisations including Q-fever, minor procedures, nursing home/aged care, home visits, palliative care, after hours service to registered patients of the practice, vasectomy, telehealth, botulin injections.
We also prioritise the use of modern technology in our practice, with a vast range of equipment on-site and available for use by the clinical team; the integration of software and devices with our clinical software and a robust server environment to support the business.
Some of our Doctors provide VMO services to the local Hospital (anaesthetics, obstetrics). With approved credentialling rights, GP's are able to manage private in-patients at the local hospital.
We are co-located with the following businesses within the Myall Health Precinct:
Dalby Diagnostic Imaging - Private practice offering plain X-ray, CT and ultrasound
Sullivan Nicholaides Pathology
Dalby Allied Health - offering Physiotherapy, Exercise Physiology, Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Psychology, Dietetics, Diabetes Education, Audiology; and group classes in pilates, latin dance, hydrotherapy, rehabilitation
Marissa's Espresso - on-site coffee shop
After Hours requirements:
We provide afterhours services to registered patients of the practice each day of the year. Our GP team participate in an on-call roster with an average of 1 night per fortnight and an average of 1 in 7 weekends.
This is a great practice for you if you align to the following values:
Communication - Open, honest and transparent communication to all levels with a proactive approach to conflict resolution
Respect & Equality - Respect for yourself and mutual respect for staff, patients, their families & carers & the community.
Caring - Caring for the community, caring for each other and caring for ourselves
Advocacy - Advocacy to ourselves and our patients on the benefits of pro-active health care
Dedication & Commitment - Dedicated to our individual role and committed to supporting others to achieve desired outcomes whilst recognising clinical and personal independence.
Education and Innovation - We aspire to excellence, innovation and continual education and improvement in all team members.
Flexibility - Flexibility to allow an unbroken delivery of service.
You are eligible to apply if you:
Are vocationally registered / FRACGP or FACCRM and able to hold an unrestricted provider number
Maintain a Medical Indemnity insurance policy
Have a passion for rural general practice
We are seeking a professional and self-motivated VR GP to join our exceptional practice.