Locum Emergency General Practitioner /Rural Generalist in Torres & Cape Region, North Queensland – Ongoing dates

Location: Thursday Island
Discipline: Emergency Medicine, General Practice, Hospital, General Practice & Procedural GP's
Job type: Locum
Salary: $2160 per day
Contact name: Francine Clair

Contact email: francine@dnarecruit.com.au
Job ref: BH-2366
Published: 23 days ago
Startdate: 2021-10-04
Locum Emergency General Practitioner /Rural Generalist in Torres & Cape Region, North Queensland – Ongoing dates

A great locum opportunity has opened in the Torres & Cape Region in North Queensland. Our client is urgently seeking for locum GP ED or Rural Generalist to help provide primary and emergency care and conduct outreach to surrounding indigenous communities in the region. You will be very well looked after; in every way you need. You might not want to leave.

  • Dates: Ongoing dates
  • Location: Torres & Cape Region, North Queensland
  • Remuneration: $2160 pd
  • Logistics: Travel (Direct flight) + Accommodation + Car

This role is a mixture of Primary Health Clinic and ED

  • Hours of the clinic – PHC 8:00 – 16:30pm (half hour lunch)
  • Hours in the ED – ED 8:00 – 16:30pm (half hour lunch)
  • Hours/Days of on/call 1:3 on call during the week and 1:3 weekends
Practice and Opportunity

As a Rural Generalist, you will be an integral member of this multipurpose health service. You will be providing primary care and outreach to surrounding indigenous communities and showing off your emergency medicine skills in the ED.

The number of patients to be seen in the Clinic is usually 15 – 18 patients per day with 20 – 40 mins appointments. In the ED the number of presentations is varied to 10 patients per day on a quiet day and up to 30 on a busy day. This is split between 2 doctors.

You will be joined by 4 other Senior Medical Officers (SMO) and a Registrar. All locums are welcomed with open hearts and attitudes at this Service.


Think pristine beaches, secluded waterholes, and untouched countryside. This is an ideal location for outdoor enthusiast. A doctor once quoted that this region is a remote and rugged frontier town with the characters to match. This town surely is an adventure waiting to be experienced.

Why work with DNA Medical

  • 400+ active GP / GPVMO  roles nationwide
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For more information on this and other dates and locations, please email francine@dnarecruit.com.au or call me on 0403 895 938.