GP Locum: Yackandandah Health Medical Centre

Position Description:

  • DPA location
  • Full time or part time available
  • Established practice part of health service
  • Accommodation provided as well as reasonable travel expenses covered
  • GP sessions ONLY  and no weekends required

Dates: 4-29 Jan 2021  (seeking 2 – 3 weeks full time preferably within this period)

Fees: $1300 per day + GST or negotiable

Practice hours: Monday to Friday: 9:00am – 5:00pm.

Role: Experienced GP locum required to cover leave at this traditional small group rural practice.  Providing GP sessions only in a well established practice. You can use your free time to explore the countryside, cycle, enjoy bush walking tracks and local wineries. The locum GP will be well supported with an induction and orientation that will ensure a smooth transition to the practice and to the friendly and welcoming community.

Practice Details:

The practice is located on the Yackandandah Health site within a beautiful garden. It is a computerised teaching practice with two consulting rooms and a treatment room where services such as ECGs, immunisations, minor surgery and fracture repairs are performed. Joining 3 other part time doctor, you will be supported by a practice nurse and a small administration team. The main patient health issues that impact on the practice are typical for a rural community with an emphasis on age related problems.

Yackandandah Health has a modern aged care facility with 67 residential aged care places, including respite accommodation.  The RAC facility is fully accredited and rated as the premier facility in the Shire.

Yackandandah Health is a community owned, public benevolent, not for profit organisation where good old-fashioned country values and standards are paramount. The practice supports the Health Service and aged care residents. The Health Service is presently undertaking a redevelopment which when completed will see a number of community services offered from the site.  Major regional hospitals in the nearby large regional centres of Wangaratta and Albury – Wodonga provide quality care and support to communities in the area.

Fully computerised and AGPAL accredited practice.

Practice Software: Medical Director

Yackandandah, with a population of 1811 is one of Australia’s prettiest villages with National Trust classification. Set among the hills of North East Victoria, Yackandandah is perfectly situated within the region. Close to the ski fields of Falls Creek and Mt Buffalo as well the world-renowned wineries of North East Victoria, Yackandandah is a lifestyle choice.  Whether it is enjoying the outdoors with the many cycling trails and bush walks or taking in the history of nearby towns such as Beechworth, Chiltern, Rutherglen, Bright, Myrtleford and Mt Beauty, Yackandandah has lots to offer. The King Valley, Albury/Wodonga, and Lake Hume are all within an hour’s drive with the Albury airport providing services to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.


Vacancy ID:
Dates of Placement:
04/01/2021 - 29/01/2021


Job Title:
GP Locum
Part Time/Full Time:
Practice Hours:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday - Friday
After Hours/On-call:
Not Required
VMO Rights:
Not Required
Registration Requirements:
AHPRA registration- Specialist
Procedural Requirements:
Yes - as per standard GP
Computer Software:
Medical Director
Patient load:
standard 15 minute appointments
Solo or Group Practice:
Group Practice
Accommodation Provided:
Yes good standard accommodation provided
Travel Costs Covered:
Reasonable travel costs covered

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