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General Practitioner - Mackay

Health Workforce Queensland - Mackay, QLD

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Town Information:

Mackay is a city in Queensland, on Australia's east coast. Off the coast is a section of the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsundays. Closer to shore are the islands of St. Bees, with reefs, rainforest and koalas, and Keswick, rich in marine life. Mackay itself is known for its Harbour Beach, marina and Bluewater Lagoon, a city water park. Inland from Mackay, Eungella National Park is a habitat for rare frogs and platypus. Mackay is a vibrant exciting tropical city, booming from the richness of sugar, cattle and mining.

Mackay has one private Mater Hospital in addition to a rehabilitation hospital and the Mackay Base Hospital. It is supported by both private Catholic and Anglican primary and secondary schools in addition to the public schools. It has two major shopping centers and is close to the DBCT and Hay Point Coal Terminals and 2 hours from the Moranbah Mines.

Population: 80,148 (2018)

Location: 972 km (604 mi) from Brisbane; 390 km (242 mi) from Townsville

Practice information:

The praactice was opened in the beginning of February 1992. The Practice moved to the current premises in September 1995.

This is a group general practice located in Mackay, a regional centre with a population of approximately 80,000 which services the local general population, as well as the outlying rural and mining towns. The practice is located within a well-established, large shopping centre. The practice is conveniently situated adjacent to Caneland Dental & the post office and close to 2 pharmacies within Caneland Central.

The practice consists of 7 doctors, in addition to 1 GP registrars. Support staff include a practice manager, 1 senior receptionist, 4 receptionists, and 4 registered nurses.

The doctors are mainly focussed on family health issues, but special interests include women's and children's health, preventative health, skin cancer checks, sports medicine, musculoskeletal injuries, & travel health.

The practice's health record system is fully computerised using Medical Director, which integrates with Pracsoft used by the reception staff. The practice also uses Outlook Express for internal and external messaging and Hotdoc program for appointments, recalls and reminders.

We are a mixed billing practice

After Hours requirements:

Afterhours is provided by the local Mater Emergency Care Centre, Dial a Home Doctor services, in addition to the Mackay Base Hospital.

Candidate profile:

We are seeking a full time VR general practitioner with great communication skills to join us in our privately owned accredited practice. Flexible working hours which is well remunerated.

Position Description is available on application.

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Reference: 10002618

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.