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Dive right in at this busy coastal practice

This full time VR or non-VR GP position in the bustling coastal city of Port Lincoln promises an exciting sea change with plenty of variety. Supported by a large and experienced team, you could be working towards fellowship in a town with white sandy beaches, an excellent local food and arts scene and unrivalled national parks, all within a short 50 minute flight to Adelaide. 

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

The Role

Joining the experienced team of local GPs at Boston Bay Family Health Practice, you will be supported by a full range of visiting specialists and experienced practice staff. With the ability to practice the full scope of rural medicine, as well as providing medical services to the recently redeveloped Port Lincoln Hospital, this role gives you the opportunity to practise a wide range of medicine which can also include procedural obstetrics and/or anaesthetics for suitably qualified GPs. 

As an accredited teaching practice, diversity can be added to the role for suitably qualified GPs by supervising registrars and medical students.

Standard work hours include up to 10 sessions per week, consulting across Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 5pm.

As a member of this experienced team, this position also provides after hours and emergency on-call medical services to the Port Lincoln Hospital as part of a shared roster.

Essential Criteria

  • Eligible for medical registration with AHPRA
  • MBBS or equivalent.
  • Emergency medicine experience, or willingness to upskill
  • Ability to gain credentials as a General Practitioner in the clinical domain of GP Medicine (emergency medicine).

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

Skills and training in Obstetrics and Anaesthetics are desirable, but not essential.

The Practice

Boston Bay Family Health Practice 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
  • Obstetrics & Midwifery
  • Dermatology
  • Women’s Health
  • Counselling and mental health
  • Paediatrics
  • Minor surgery
  • Anaesthetics
  • Adolescent health

Supported by a large team of experienced Registered Nurses and practice staff you will enjoy the facilities at the newly refurbished clinic.

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
  • Radiation oncology

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 are available between Port Lincoln and Adelaide 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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