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Sun, Surf and Sand in iconic rural city for GP Obstetrician passionate about rural health

A full time GP Obstetrician role is now available to join the experienced team of VR GPs at Boston Bay Family Health Practice in the picture perfect coastal city of Port Lincoln. Only a short 50 minute flight to Adelaide you will love working with this team of experienced rural VR GPs, with the opportunity to practice a wide scope of rural medicine and a world renowned stretch of coast at your doorstep.

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

The Role

Providing GP and Obstetric services to Boston Bay Family Health Practice and Port Lincoln Hospital, you will be supported by a full range of visiting specialists and experienced practice staff committed to servicing the large farming and fishing community in and around this iconic rural city.

Working alongside a large and experienced local team, this diverse role in a busy practice offers the variety in practice unavailable in metro areas.

Standard work hours include up to 10 sessions per week during consulting hours, Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5.00pm. As a member of this experienced team, you will be providing on call obstetric services and after hours and emergency on-call medical services to the Port Lincoln Hospital as part of a shared roster.

As an accredited teaching practice, you will have the opportunity to supervise registrars, interns and medical students.

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

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.

You will have access to a full range of local allied health services and 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
  • Renal Dialysis
  • 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 between Port Lincoln and Adelaide are available 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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