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Exciting GP vacancy in busy regional city clinic

A full time VR GP position is now available at Ferrers Medical Clinic in the bustling regional city of Mount Gambier. Working alongside a large team of experienced VR GPs, visiting specialists and experienced practice staff this role offers diversity and a fantastic country lifestyle in the lush South East.

Mount Gambier is a Distribution Priority Area. The Mt Gambier and Districts Hospital is a major country hospital in SA, providing the local population excellent access to acute care.

The Role

In this multifaceted role you will have the opportunity to practise a wide range of medicine.

Ferrers Medical Clinic is an accredited teaching practice.

Work hours for consultations are rostered between the hours of 8:30am – 6:30pm Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 11.30am Saturday and 10am – 12:30pm Sunday’s and Public Holidays, with a shared roster of 1 weekend in 4.

A duty doctor is rostered after-hours to respond to minor after hours emergencies, which may include home and nursing home visits. The Mt Gambier Hospital has a fully staffed accident and emergency service.

Essential Criteria

  • Vocationally Registered

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

The Practice

Supported by a large and highly competent practice team, you will enjoy the fully equipped and well appointed facility.

The main services provided by the practice include:

  • Family medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Counselling
  • Paediatrics
  • Obstetrics including ultrasound facilities
  • Mental health
  • Geriatrics
  • And palliative care.

Pathology is provided on site and the clinic has a visiting Specialist Rheumatologist. Numerous other specialists are available locally in Mt Gambier including Gynaecologists, General Surgeons, Physicians, Ophthalmologists, Orthopaedic Surgeons, ENT, Renal Physician and Respiratory Physician.

The Town

  • MMM3
  • DPA

Located in south eastern South Australia, Mount Gambier is the largest city in rural South Australia and has a population of approximately 26,000.

Local industry ranges from primary industries, such as timber and forestry, wineries, agriculture, fishing and transport. Local attractions include the Blue Lake, the famous Coonawarra wine region, seaside towns of Port MacDonnell, South End, Robe and Beachport and the popular Glenelg River. The city has a thriving retail centre and enjoys a vibrant social atmosphere with cinemas, theatres, local events and festivals and a multitude of sporting complexes.

Mount Gambier is serviced by a number of private and public schools catering to students from Kindergarten to Year 12. Mount Gambier is also home to the James Morrison Jazz Academy, an internationally recognised education space; UniSA Campus and the Flinders University eNVIsion Innovation Space


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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