GP Locum: Donald

Position Description:

  • 1.5 GP practice
  • VMO and on-call required
  • May attract GP locum bonus**

Required Dates:  29 June – 10 July and 7 Sept – 2 Oct 2020

Practice Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Fees: $$ negotiable, accommodation provided and travel fees paid.

Role: Experienced GP locum required to provide annual leave cover. You will provide sessional care and nursing home patients during clinic hours to a typical farming agricultural community. VMO to admitted patients and on-call to the local hospital is negotiable. You will be supported by the practice nurse and receptionist.

Practice Details:

Donald Family practice is a well-established practice and being the only clinic in town also attracts patients from the surrounding district providing a comprehensive range of care from infants to the elderly. Currently the husband and wife team are supported by a full-time nurse and receptionist.

The practice has two consulting rooms and a treatment room. The Donald Campus of East Wimmera Health Service which is situated next door has 15 beds and provides acute, aged care and community based health services to the wider Donald Community.

About Donald: Donald affords a truly rural lifestyle half way between Melbourne and Mildura. It boasts a small but vibrant community where the “Welcome Mat” is always out, and with easy access to large regional centres like Horsham, Bendigo and Ballarat, and an easy drive to the Murray River.

Donald’s commercial centre is situated along Woods Street which forms part of the main highway through the town. It is lined with a number of historical buildings, some of which date back to the 1860s. At the northern end of Woods Street is the historic police station and old camp cells. A number of buildings in Donald feature murals painted on their walls by local and national artists.

Donald has an amazing array of places to stay and eat as well as places to see.


Vacancy ID:
Dates of Placement:
23/03/2020 - 02/10/2020


Job Title:
GP Locum
S19AB Eligibility:
Part Time/Full Time:
Full Time
Practice Hours:
8:30 am - 5:00 pm Monday - Friday
After Hours/On-call:
Yes required
VMO Rights:
Yes required
Computer Software:
Medical Director
Patient load:
15 minute appointments
Solo or Group Practice:
Accommodation Provided:
Yes will be provided
Travel Costs Covered:
Travel costs covered

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