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GP - Bothwell Medical Centre

Bothwell Medical Centre

Location: Southern Tasmania       Occupation: General Practitioner       Title Description: GP       Position Type: Full Time      
DPA: Yes       MMM: MMM5       Moratorium Period: 7 years      

Bothwell is a farming town located on the Clyde River just over an hour’s drive from Hobart. The town itself has a population of approximately 400 people but the practice services a much larger rural population. The Central Highlands has a permanent population of 2,216 and 3,700 ratepayers, many of whom own shacks in the communities around the region’s numerous spectacular lakes and mountains. The Central Highlands boasts glorious scenery and dramatic built heritage dating back to the early 19th century. It is the birthplace of Tasmania’s Hydro-Electric power system and home to the best trout fishing in the southern hemisphere. The region is a popular tourist destination with visitors enjoying the stunning highland scenery, local whisky distilleries or a round of golf at Australia’s most historic course.

The Position

The position has become available due to the cessation of the current provider’s practice management contract. The position would suit a vocationally registered GP with experience in rural medicine and is comfortable working in a solo situation.

There is opportunity for you to own and operate the practice, and work sessions as you choose.

The Organisation

The practice is a purpose built facility in the centre of the Bothwell Township. A warm, light, bright building with 3 consulting rooms and a large treatment room, equipped with beds and ECG machine. Good access and parking is available.

The facility is a multi-use practice and is utilised by the following allied health professionals:

  • Physiotherapy
  • Child Health Nurse
  • Dietician
  • Diabetic Educator
  • Podiatrist

What's on offer?

Patient records from the existing provider will remain with the practice. The practice will be supported by the Central Highlands Council with the provision of the following:

  • Complimentary use of furnished surgery and associated rooms
  • Cleaning of premises
  • Power costs for the surgery
  • Service charge for telephone for surgery
  • Unfurnished house rent free if required
  • Funded scholarships for further education
  • Fee for undertaking Medical officer of Health for Central Highlands Council
  • Generous annual incentive payment from Central Highlands Council

Application Instructions

Please call Lyn Beardwood for a confidential discussion on 03 6332 8608, or APPLY NOW

Date advertised: Friday 16th August 2019
Southern Tasmania

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Lifestyle in Southern Tasmania

With Hobart, Tasmania capital city located in this region, the Southern Region offers a lifestyle with world-class activities including museums, art galleries, year-round events, heritage trails and much more. You are only minutes away from Tasmania's largest airport and close to wineries, gourmet dining experiences, beautiful coastline and wilderness national parks.