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Experience life at the gateway to the outback

This full time role in historic Port Augusta, a flourishing regional city at the top of the Spencer Gulf, offers a rewarding personal and professional move for a VR GP passionate about rural, remote, Aboriginal and Women’s health.

Supported by an experienced local team, this diverse role provides the perfect opportunity to practise patient centred medicine while uniquely positioned to explore the South Australian outback.

Port Augusta is a Distribution Priority Area.

The Role

This full time GP position at Carlton Medical Centre has a strong focus on Women’s Health and family medicine. Hospital work is not a requirement in this role.

Standard work hours include up to 10 sessions per week during consulting hours, Monday to Friday, 7am – 5:30pm.

Essential Criteria

  • Vocationally Registered
  • MBBS or equivalent
  • Experience in Women’s Health
  • Cultural competence working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

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

The Practice

Carlton Medical Centre provides high quality health care to the patients of Port Augusta, and surrounding communities. The Practice is currently staffed by a highly experienced full time VR GP and an extensive support team including Practice Manager, practice nurses and administrative staff.

A full range of allied health specialists are available locally, including:

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

The Port Augusta Hospital is a large modern facility with 82 acute beds, and services the residents of Port Augusta and the surrounding communities. It provides services including:

  • 24 hour Accident & Emergency
  • 2 operating Theatres
  • Specialist consulting rooms
  • Renal dialysis
  • Radiology
  • Pathology
  • Paediatric and Neonatal
  • Obstetric and Gynaecology

The Town

  • MMM4
  • DPA

Port Augusta is a large rural city located at the head of the Spencer Gulf, only a short 1 hour flight to Adelaide. Home to approximately 14,000 residents, the city is a busy retail hub with a growing focus on eco-tourism, establishing arid and outback botanic parks on its outskirts. Historically, the region’s main industry has been power generation for South Australia.

Uniquely positioned on the Spencer Gulf 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.

CONTACT US

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

Useful Links

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