GP Locum - Don Medical

Don Medical Clinic

Location: North West Tasmania       Occupation: General Practitioner       Title Description: GP       Position Type: Casual / Contract / Locum      
DPA: Yes       MMM: 2       Moratorium Period: 9 Years      

We have a vacancy for a GP Locum in a small family practice with a focus on holistic health care.

The Position

June 10 to July 26 2019

Monday to Friday 9-5, no on call.

$1100 per day. Accommodation, car on weekends. Up to $1000 toward travel. (minimum 4 weeks).

Don Medical Clinic is seeking a full-time or part-time GP who is interested in providing holistic health care in a small family practice. The position would suit a vocationally recognised doctor or a GP registrar who is close to completing their training (the clinic offers GPTT accredited extended skills training in adolescent health).

The Organisation

Don Medical Clinic is private GP owned family practice in Devonport, Tasmania. We are in Urgent need of additional GPs to take on a patient base for a GP who is leaving to move interstate and to expand and to meet the high demand for our services. We are keen to engage GPs with a variety of special interests to accommodate the needs of our community. The clinic’s philosophy is to provide quality comprehensive health care to the community; acknowledging all ages and all minority groups. We are passionate about offering a Team based approach to patient-centred care.

The clinic also provides a weekly Adolescent Health Clinic at the nearby College for young people aged 12-24 years, and the new GP will have the option of consulting at this clinic if this is an interest.

We relocated to new purpose-built rooms in April 2018 in a convenient central location which has 5 consulting rooms plus 2 nurse rooms. The clinic has been designed for patient flow and to provide a comfortable space for patients and clinical staff. All rooms are well equipped with modern equipment including electric beds. Our GP’s are supported by a practice nurse, practice manager and office staff.

The clinic is open from 8.30am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday and utilises the after-hours triage service of GP Assist. The clinic is accredited with GPA and GPTT and is fully computerised.

We are a private billing clinic and we currently offering 65% of Billings receipts. There may be financial assistance for relocation by negotiation.
Devonport is on the Northwest Coast of Tasmania, home of the Spirit of Tasmania Ferry service to Melbourne. We have 3+ daily return direct flights to Melbourne via Qantaslink, making Melbourne only an hour or so away. The iconic Cradle Mountain National Park is also only an hours drive. With beautiful coastline, amazing bushwalking, spectacular produce and local wineries within easy access you can enjoy the delights this area offers. You can live near the sea or in the country within 20 minutes from work. The average house price in our area is less than $300,000 giving greater value for your money. Come and join our team and make the move to Devonport, Tasmania

What's on offer?

Call Lyn Beardwood 03 6332 8600 or email

Date advertised: Wednesday 30th January 2019
North West Tasmania

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