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Wine country calling… Rare part time VR GP job in the heart of the Fleurieu

Mount Compass Medical Centre are looking for a part time VR GP to join their experienced team of rural GPs. Supported by a full range of visiting specialists and allied health professionals, this could be your opportunity to practise rural medicine in a friendly farming community close to the Adelaide CBD.

Offering a great lifestyle in a renowned food and wine region, is this rare role in the heart of the Fleurieu Peninsula the move you’ve been waiting for?

Mount Compass is a Distribution Priority Area.

The Role

Providing part time GP services to Mount Compass Medical Centre, this is your opportunity to practise a wide range of medicine unique to rural practice.  Adding diversity to your work day, you will also have the opportunity to supervise in this accredited teaching practice.

Standard work hours include 2 to 8 sessions per week during consulting hours, Monday to Friday, 9.00am – 5.30pm. This position does not require any after hours services.

Essential Criteria

  • Vocationally Registered
  • MBBS or equivalent
  • Emergency medicine experience
  • Able to obtain credentials as a General Practitioner in the clinical domain of GP Medicine

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

The Practice

Working alongside the experienced and friendly team of local GPs and practice staff, you will enjoy the fully equipped facilities. Specialist and allied health services available onsite includes:

  • Pathology
  • Podiatry
  • Physiotherapy
  • Psychology

A pharmacy adjoins the clinic.

Based in the heart of the Fleurieu Peninsula and 20 minutes by car to Adelaide’s southern suburbs, a wide range of specialist and Allied Health Services are accessible nearby.

South Coast District Hospital, a 50 bed facility providing medical and surgical services, is 27km from the practice. The nearest tertiary hospital, Flinders Medical Centre, is 48km away.

Services provided at South Coast District Hospital include:

  • Accident & Emergency
  • Cardiology
  • Chemotherapy
  • General Dental
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Gynaecology
  • Obstetrics
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Palliative Care
  • Pathology
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Renal Dialysis
  • Surgery – General and Orthopaedic
  • Urology

The Town

  • MMM5
  • DPA

Surrounded by verdant farmland and rolling hills, Mount Compass is a quiet farming town and service hub between Adelaide and Victor Harbor.

Bordering the world renowned McLaren Vale wine region Mount Compass boasts a thriving food and arts scene, with beautiful natural surrounds, an abundance of wildlife and pristine beaches a stone’s throw away. With plenty to explore and do, and just a short 50 minute drive to the Adelaide CBD, Mount Compass offers the best of country living with all amenities of the city within easy reach.

The local area school provides education for children from Reception through to year 12. Children living in and around Mount Compass also have a large selection of nearby child care, Kindergartens, and public and private schools offering education between the Reception and Year 12 to choose from. Tertiary education campuses are easily accessible.


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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