General practitioner role- Live and work on a tropical island, DPA location and HWC Available

Townsville | Job ID #1027

  • GPs for tropical island paradise – DPA location and HWC available
  • Live on the island or take a short 15 ferry ride to work everyday
  • Mixed billing practice so lucrative earnings on offer

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity that will see you reading this ad twice to ensure what you are reading is really on offer.  Our client is looking to recruit VR GP’s and will consider non-VR GPs providing they need limited supervision, to join a well-established medical practice on this tropical paradise located in far north Queensland.

You will have the choice to either live on the island or alternatively reside in Townsville and take the 15-minute ferry ride to the island.  As the location is DPA and MM5 this opportunity will be available to overseas IMG’s that are looking to make the move to Australia and qualify under the RACGP PEP program.

About the practice

  • Privately owned group, the practice will be a training practice with a focus on collaboration and education
  • Mixed billing practice so lucrative earnings on offer
  • 5 Consulting Rooms
  • Collaborative team with visiting allied health services
  • Idyllic location in a tropical paradise and gateway to the Great Barrier Reef
  • MMM5 location with generous rural incentive payments and is classified DPA/DWS location
  • Through an engagement with Townsville Hospital there will also be the option of contributing to the on-call component of the Hospital emergency clinic on the Island if you wish to (this is an option/choice to the GP)

About the role

  • 65% of billings and $150 per hour for the first 3 months
  • Flexible working hours – full or part-time hours accommodated
  • Well supported with good nursing and administrative staff
  • Role is open to GPs under moratorium looking to relocate or overseas GPs looking to move to Australia
  • Visa sponsorship available
  • If a GP is interested in being involved in working in the group’s outreach program and you are interested in gaining your pilot’s license, then this can be negotiated as part of your contract

About the Area:

Palm-fringed beaches, endless sunshine, koalas, hiking trails, snorkeling adventures, and the list goes on! Just a short 15-minute ferry ride from Townsville, this island boasts the natural beauty and serenity of an island paradise within a thriving community with more than 2,500 people calling the island home.

Exemptions available at this location

  • 19AA exemption available
  • 19AB/DPA exemption possible
  • Suitable for GPs who do not require a 19AB exemption

Essential requirements

Registration with AHPRA/ Eligibility for Registration with AHPRA.

This job is not suitable for doctors who require Level 1 or Level 2 supervision

Why work with Alecto Medical Recruitment?

We understand that your time is valuable. Our specialist focus on GPs across Australia allows us to provide a personalized shortlist of jobs, based on your individual preferences and requirements.

To hear more about this role or other similar positions, call Paula on 0410 284 333 or email her at  quoting Job ID: 1027

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