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New, fully equipped clinic in busy coastal city ready to welcome new GP

This full time VR GP position available in the coastal city of Port Lincoln promises an exciting sea change with plenty of variety.

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

The Role

Joining a team of experienced resident VR GPs, 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. 

Investigator Clinic is an accredited teaching practice, providing you with the opportunity to supervise registrars.

Standard work hours include 10 sessions per week, consulting across Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 5:30pm and Saturdays 8:30am – 11:30am.

Emergency and after hours on call services to the Port Lincoln Hospital is shared with the team.

Essential Criteria

  • Vocationally Registered
  • MBBS or equivalent.
  • Emergency medicine experience.
  • Ability to gain credentials as a General Practitioner in the clinical domain of GP Medicine (emergency medicine) for the Port Lincoln Hospital.

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

The Practice

Investigator Clinic 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
  • Sports medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Aboriginal health
  • Counselling
  • Paediatrics
  • Minor surgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Palliative care and aged care

Supported by a full of team of experienced Registered Nurses and practice staff you will enjoy the facilities at the new, purpose built clinic, with SA Pathology located on site.

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
  • 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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