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Yorketown

The Position

The busy Yorketown Medical Practice located on the beautiful Yorke Peninsula is seeking to recruit one full-time GP. We are looking for an experienced GP with recent emergency medicine skills who is looking for the opportunity to work as an independent practitioner as part of our primary health care team. The GP will also provide services to the Yorketown Hospital.

We have an excellent remuneration package on offer which includes 60% of medical services billings, and 100% of on-call fees.

The Practice

The Yorketown Medical Practice provides high quality community-based healthcare services to the rural community of Yorketown and surrounding districts. Staffed by two full-time and two part-time GPs, Yorketown Medical Practice provides the opportunity to practise emergency medicine with routine general practice consulting. The practice has visiting specialists including an Orthopaedic surgeon. 

The Yorketown Hospital is co-located with the practice. It is a 26 bed acute facility including:

  • acute medical
  • palliative care
  • radiography
  • 24 hour emergency.

The Community

Yorketown is on the southern coast of Yorke Peninsula, 230km west of Adelaide. The town is the commercial heart of a cereal-growing area and is surrounded by an extensive series of inland salt lakes (salt was a major industry for the area until the 1930s). The town has a small population of 680 people, but the region’s population is approximately 4,000, of which more than a quarter are retirees over 65 years and a large proportion of families with children less than 15 years of age.

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Distance from Adelaide 230km west
Travelling by car Duration 2 hours 30 minutes
Travelling by bus 4 services per week, duration 4 hours
Weather

Summer average maximum temperatures range from 26-30°C
Winter average maximum temperatures range from 10-15°C

 
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