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GP Obstetrician to join vibrant team on Spectacular Kangaroo Island

A full or part time GP Obstetrician position is now open in Kingscote, working alongside an experienced team of resident VR GPs serving the local fishing, farming and surfing community on the pristine Kangaroo Island.

With a broad scope of practice and supported by a full range of visiting specialists and experienced practice staff, you’ll love the lifestyle, the people and the location.

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

The Role

This flexible GP Obstetric position provides GP and Obstetric services to both KI Medical Clinic and the Kangaroo Island Health Service.

In addition to general practice and emergency medicine, KI Medical Clinic is an accredited teaching practice where you will have the opportunity to supervise medical students and registrars.

Standard work hours include a minimum of 6 sessions per week during consulting hours, Monday to Friday, 8.45am – 4.45pm. Consulting hours are flexible and can be negotiated with the practice.

As a member of an experienced team, this position also shares emergency and obstetrics on-call medical services to the Kangaroo Island Health Service after hours. The emergency on-call shared roster is generally 1 weekday per week and 1 in every 6 weekends.

Essential Criteria

  • Vocationally Registered
  • DRANZCOG Advanced
  • MBBS or equivalent
  • Experience in Obstetrics
  • Experience in Emergency medicine
  • Ability to gain credentials as a General Practitioner in the clinical domain of GP Obstetrics (Complicated)

The Practice

Supported by an experienced practice team, you will enjoy the fully equipped facility which attracts a full range of visiting specialist and allied health services, including:

  • Physiotherapy
  • Cardiology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Peadiatrics
  • General surgery
  • Endocrinology
  • Psychology
  • Urology
  • Gynaecology
  • ENT
  • Gastroenterology
  • Podiatry
  • Chiropractic
  • Dietician
  • Occupational Therapy

The KI Medical Clinic provides pathology services for the community. 

As well as providing an Accident & Emergency service, Kangaroo Island Health Service is a 15 bed acute and 35 bed aged care multiservice facility, including:

  • acute medical
  • operating theatre
  • post-surgical
  • post-natal
  • transitional care
  • palliative care
  • radiography
  • Community Health Service

The Town

  • MMM7
  • DPA

Think white sandy beaches, untouched bushland, a thriving food and arts scene and an abundance of flora and fauna in this eco-tourism mecca. Only 35 minutes to Adelaide by air, and a short hop across the strait by ferry to the Fleurieu Peninsula, this rural retreat is home to a large farming and fishing community and hosts more than 150,000 visitors each year.

Quality education for children from Kindergarten through to Year 12 can be accessed at the Kingscote campus of Kangaroo Island Community Education.


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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