General Practitioner: Lakes Entrance

Position Description:

  • 12 month option available
  • FT, VR- GP preferred
  • Mixed billing & teaching practice
  • Teaching/supervision opportunity
  • Family friendly and supportive culture
  • No VMO
  • This position may attract a Relocation Grant of up to $7,000


Looking for a sea change? Want to try a 12 month sabbatical in a beautiful coastal town, with an option to stay? This is the role for you!

This practice is offering negotiable sessions with no VMO requirements. You will be working in a team of 10 doctors in this group practice which sees approximately 1000 patients a week.

A typical day in this practice will see you doing a mix of general consults, nursing home visits, minor procedures, health assessments, emergency presentations, preventive health, skin assessment, and procedures. A pathology service is conveniently available onsite.  As the practice is open on Saturday and Sunday mornings, you will be required to work after hours one in seven weekdays and one in seven weekends, a receptionist and nurse will be available on site.

Essential Criteria

  • General or GP Specialist registration
  • Comprehensive GP skills and interest in teaching
  • Basic emergency skills with peer support

The Package

  • Engaged as a contractor
  • 65% of billings (salary negotiable)
  • 100% billing for call outs after hours
  • Local support with relocation contacts
  • Orientation Kit available
  • All other details negotiable

Practice Details:

This clinic is AGPAL accredited, fully computerized with Medical Director and Pracsoft software and there are ten consulting rooms and three bay treatment rooms, resuscitation room and procedure rooms for minor procedures and Immunisations along with onsite X-ray and pathology services. There are nine doctors including six onsite senior doctors offering supervision to three doctors and five nurses who are specialized in wound care, chronic illness care and emergency triage.

The practice also offers allied health services on-site such as visits from psychologist, pediatrician, rheumatologist, audiologist and continence nurse. Nursing home currently sees 24-30 patients and home visits 4-5 patients a week. The nearest hospital is the Bairnsdale Regional Health, located 30kms away.

The clinic is open from Monday to Friday at 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, Saturday 9 am to midday, Sunday 10 am to midday.

The Area

Lakes Entrance is a coastal town in eastern Victoria, Australia. It’s known for the Gippsland Lakes, a vast system of inland waterways. There is a pedestrian bridge to Ninety Mile Beach, which stretches along the town’s Tasman Sea shoreline. Wildlife around the beach and lakes includes kangaroos, pelicans and dolphins. The Griffiths Sea Shell Museum has exhibits on marine life and coral reefs, plus an aquarium.

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Vacancy ID:


Lakes Entrance
Job Title:
General Practitioner
Part Time/Full Time:
Practice Hours:
8:00 am - 6:00 pm Monday - Friday, Saturday - 9am-12pm , Sunday - 10am-12pm
After Hours/On-call:
One in 7 weekdays and one in 7 weekends
VMO Rights:
Not required
Guaranteed Income Period:
Registration Requirements:
General or Specialist(preferred)
Procedural Requirements:
Computer Software:
Medical director and Pracsoft
Patient load:
24-30 per day
Solo or Group Practice:
Group Practice

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