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Engaging role with an energetic team of VR GPs for a GP Obstetrician

A GP Obstetric position in the beautiful coastal city of Port Lincoln is now available for a Proceduralist passionate about rural healthcare. The position is available full time, part time, transitioning to retirement (eg. 2 weeks on / 2 weeks off), we’re open to working with you to find the right work life balance. 

Joining an experienced local team of resident rural Proceduralists and VR GPs, this diverse role provides the ideal opportunity to practise patient centred medicine. Supported by a full range of visiting specialists, this is a unique opportunity to practice in a busy clinic while living on a world renowned stretch of pristine coastline.

Port Lincoln is a Distribution Priority Area and a location that is included in the Five-Year OTD Scheme.

The Role

This GP Obstetric position provides GP and Obstetric services to both the Investigator Clinic and the recently redeveloped Port Lincoln Hospital, giving you the opportunity to practise a wide range of medicine.

Investigator Clinic is an accredited teaching practice, providing you with the opportunity to supervise registrars.

Up to 10 GP sessions per week are available, consulting across Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 5:30pm and Saturdays 8:30am – 11:30am.You will also provide on call and emergency after hours medical and obstetric services to the hospital as part of a shared roster with other GP’s, GP Anaesthetists and GP Obstetricians.

Essential Criteria

  • Specialist or General Registration with AHPRA
  • Vocationally Registered
  • Diploma of Obstetrics
  • MBBS or equivalent
  • Experience in Obstetrics
  • Experience in Emergency medicine
  • Ability to gain credentials as a Medical Practitioner in the clinical domain of GP Obstetrics

An Advanced Diploma of Obstetrics or post graduate qualifications relevant to general practice and advanced skills in Obstetrics is desirable, but not essential.

The Practice

Investigator Clinic provides care to the residents of Port Lincoln, a rural city of approximately 16,000 residents, and surrounding communities. The services the clinic provides to the local community includes:

  • Family medicine
  • Emergency medicine
  • Sports medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Aboriginal health
  • Counselling
  • Paediatrics
  • Minor surgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Palliative care and aged care

Supported by a full of team of experienced VR GPs, Registered Nurses and practice staff you will enjoy the facilities at the new, purpose built clinic, with SA Pathology located on site.

You will have access to a full range of local allied health services and the recently redeveloped, fully equipped Port Lincoln Hospital provides a broad range of specialist services, including:

  • Audiology
  • Dermatology
  • Ear Nose and Throat (ENT)
  • Geriatric
  • Gynaecology
  • Obstetrics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychology
  • Reproductive medicine

The Town

  • MMM6
  • DPA

Located on the southern tip of the Eyre Peninsula, Port Lincoln is world renowned for its aquaculture, particularly tuna and abalone farmed for export to Japan.

Boasting untouched beaches, quality local dining options with seafood plucked from pristine waters, rare flora and fauna in nearby national parks, and close up wildlife experiences, this friendly community with a small city feel draws tourists year round. Direct flights between Port Lincoln and Adelaide are available daily.

Children living in and around Port Lincoln have a selection of Kindergartens, and public and private schools from reception to year 12 to choose from. The Port Lincoln Special School provides quality education programs for students from Reception to Year 13, who have an intellectual disability, sensory or physical impairments or autism.


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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