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Busy practice offering excellent conditions for full time VR or non-VR GP

A full time role for a VR or non-VR GP is available in historic Port Augusta, the regional city at the top of the Spencer Gulf. Supported by an experienced local team, this diverse role provides the perfect opportunity to practise patient centred medicine and grow in your medical skills while uniquely positioned to explore the South Australian outback.

Port Augusta is a Distribution Priority Area and the practice is offering support for non-VR medical practitioners working toward Fellowship.

The Role

This full time GP position works across both Augusta Westside Medical Centre and the local Port Augusta Hospital, giving you the opportunity to practise a wide range of medicine.

Standard work hours include 8 to 10 sessions per week during consulting hours, Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm.

Essential Criteria

  • Eligible for medical registration with AHPRA
  • MBBS or equivalent

Vocational Registration is desirable, but not essential.

The Practice

Augusta Westside Medical Centre provides high quality health care to the patients of Port Augusta, and surrounding communities. The Practice has three (3) full time GPs, a number of Registered Nurses and an extensive support team.

Augusta Westside Medical Centre provides family care, men’s health, lifestyle management women’s health, antenatal, family & child health, management of chronic illness, mental health and preventive health programs.

Supported by an experienced team of practice staff, the practice hosts a range of visiting allied health specialists, including:

  • Physiotherapist
  • Psychologist
  • Dentist
  • Podiatrist
  • Chiropractor
  • Dietitian
  • Radiology
  • Pathology.

The Port Augusta Hospital, an 82 bed multiservice facility, is located 5km from the practice and includes:

  • 24 hour Accident & Emergency
  • 2 Operating theatres
  • Specialist consulting rooms
  • Renal dialysis
  • Radiology
  • pathology

The Town

  • MMM4
  • DPA

Located at the head of the Spencer Gulf, Port Augusta is a large rural city, home to approximately 14,000 residents. Port Augusta has a long history of industry and power generation and has recently turned its attention to eco-tourism, with arid and outback botanic parks on its doorstep.

Uniquely positioned, the city acts as the cross roads to Australia, with the Flinders Ranges to the East, the Nullarbor Plain to the West and a straight drive North to Alice Springs and Darwin. Port Augusta is a thriving regional city with the promise of adventure on your doorstep.

Port Augusta is home to a number of public and private schools, delivering superior education to children from Kindergarten through to year 12.


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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