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Embrace the ultimate tree change in the heart of the Riverland

Watch the river slowly meander by as you tuck into some locally produced food, surrounded by friends and family.

Renmark Medical Clinic are looking for a full 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 river community.

Offering a great lifestyle on the banks of the Murray River, is this stimulating position in the heart of the Riverland the move you’ve been waiting for?

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

The Role

Providing GP services to Renmark Medical Clinic and medical services to both the Renmark Paringa District Hospital and the Riverland General Hospital, you will have the ability to practice a wide range of medicine unique to rural practice in this full time role.  

Standard work hours include up to 9 sessions per week during consulting hours, Monday to Friday, 9.00am – 5.45pm and Saturday mornings on a rostered basis between 9.00am – 11:30am. This position also provides after hours emergency on-call medical services to the Riverland General Hospital on a shared roster basis.

GPs in Renmark can use the SAVES virtual emergency service to support triage level 3, 4 and 5 presentations.

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 a large team of local GPs and supported by an experienced practice team, you will enjoy the fully equipped facilities. A full range specialist and allied health services are available locally, including:

  • ENT
  • Physiotherapist
  • Podiatrist
  • Psychologist
  • Optometrist

Renmark Paringa District Hospital is a 17 bed facility providing medical and surgical services, including accident and emergency, to the immediate Renmark community.

The recently redeveloped Riverland General Hospital is located in Berri, 15 minutes from Renmark, and provides the greater Riverland community with a broad range of medical services including:

  • Accident & Emergency
  • Cardiology
  • Chemotherapy
  • Complex Care
  • Gastroenterology
  • Gynaecology
  • Mental Health
  • Obstetrics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Palliative Care
  • Pathology
  • Radiology
  • Renal Dialysis
  • Stroke services
  • Surgery – General, Orthopaedic, Oral
  • Urology

The Town

  • MMM5
  • DPA

Surrounded by 3,000 hectares of vineyards and orchards, Renmark sits on the banks of the River Murray in the heart of the Riverland.

The home of the Riverland’s thriving food and arts scene, beautiful natural surrounds, abundance of wildlife and easily accessible water sports, Renmark draws visitors year round. With plenty to explore and do, Renmark and the surrounding towns offer the best of country living with all amenities of the city.

Children living in and around Renmark have a selection of Kindergartens, and public and private schools offering high quality education between the years Reception and Year 12 to choose from. The Riverland Special School provides education programs suited to the needs of Reception to Year 12+ students with an intellectual disability.


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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