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The Position

Keith & District Medical Centre is seeking to recruit a full time GP to provide medical services to the medical practice and adjoining Keith & District Hospital. The successful applicant will have excellent rural emergency medicine skills, and recent general practice experience, ideally with Fellowship from either the RACGP or ACRRM.  Excellent remuneration, including on-call, will be provided to the right applicant.

The Practice

Keith & District Medical Centre is a community owned, not for profit facility that provides excellent health services for the Keith community and surrounding districts. The practice is co-located within the Keith & District Hospital, which is staffed by ALS trained Registered Nurses 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The GP will be supported by a Practice Manager, Practice Nurse, Receptionists, and a chronic disease management nurse specialist.  Allied health professionals and specialists visit the local community, and include; a speech pathologist, physiotherapist, dietitians, cardiologist, orthodontist, urologist, psychiatrist, dermatologist and general surgeon.

The Community

Keith is centrally located in the Limestone Coast Region of South Australia, 225 km from Adelaide. The population of Keith is recorded as 1,355, with an aging population, where 20% of the population are over 65 years old. A diverse agricultural township, Keith boasts large crops of Lucerne.  Sheep, beef cattle, and grain farming are other primary products of the region. There are many social and sporting events throughout the year such as football, netball, tennis, hockey, table tennis, lawn bowls, croquet, golf, and a local gym. The locals will welcome their GP into their community as one of their own!

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Distance from Adelaide 225km south east
Travelling by car Duration 2 hours 15 mins

Weather Summer average maximum temperatures range from 27-30°C
Winter average maximum temperatures range from 15-16°C

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