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Unique experience in scenic Flinders Ranges for solo GP

A full time VR GP position is now available in Booleroo, a thriving farming community in the picturesque Flinders Ranges.

Booleroo is a Distribution Priority Area and a location that is included in the Five-Year OTD Scheme, and is supported by the SAVES virtual emergency service network through the local hospital.

The Role

This diverse role provides high quality community-based healthcare services to the residents of Booleroo, and the surrounding communities of Melrose, Wilmington and Wirrabara. Providing services to the Booleroo Hospital, you can practise a broad scope of medicine.   

Standard work hours include 10 sessions per week during consulting hours, Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 4.30pm.

As a member of an experienced team, this position also provides on-call medical services to the Booleroo Hospital for emergency presentation after hours as part of a shared on call roster.

Essential Criteria

  • Vocationally Registered
  • MBBS or equivalent
  • Current emergency medicine experience
  • Credentials as a General Practitioner in the clinical domain of GP Medicine (emergency medicine), for Booleroo Hospital.

A postgraduate qualification relevant to general practice (e.g. Diploma of Child Health) is desirable, but not essential.

The Practice

The Booleroo Medical Centre provides high quality health care to approximately 3,000 patients from the local community and surrounding areas. Supported by an experienced team of practice staff, the practice hosts a range of visiting allied health specialists, including:

  • physiotherapist
  • speech pathologist
  • podiatrist
  • dietician
  • diabetic educator.

The Booleroo Centre District Hospital is located on site with the practice and is supported by SAVES (South Australian Virtual Emergency Service Tele-Health) providing support for after hours presentations.

The 20 bed multipurpose hospital includes facilities for:

  • acute medical
  • aged care
  • post-surgical
  • transitional care
  • palliative care
  • basic radiography with digital processor
  • ultrasound
  • point of care testing
  • 24 hour accident and emergency
  • outpatients

The Town

  • MMM5
  • DPA

Located at the foot of the majestic Flinders Ranges, Booleroo is home to a strong farming community and offers a wide range of activities. From hiking and mountain biking in nearby Flinders Ranges to golf or swimming in Booleroo township itself, there is something for everyone.

The Booleroo Centre District School caters to students from Reception to Year 12, with child care available for pre-school aged children.


For more information or to register your interest in this role please contact:
Angela Tridente, Director GP Recruitment
E: Recruitment@ruraldoc.com.au
PH: (08) 8234 8277

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