General Practitioner: Wangaratta

Position Description:

  • DPA location
  • 2 full-time positions available
  • Existing patient base
  • No VMO/on-call roster
  • Visa sponsorship available
  • Guaranteed Income Period
  • * This position may attract a Relocation Grant of up to $7,000

An established clinic is seeking a GP to join the supportive team. Two full-time positions are on offer with no VMO rights and procedural skills required.

There are 10 sessions per week available, and a roster for weekend shifts (with an average of 1 weekend shift per month). You will be engaged as an independent contractor for 12 months, seeing a mix of general medicine, an interesting and diverse caseload, weekend work, walk-ins and referrals from the hospital ER. There is no on-call. Weekend rotations and public holidays are available.

The successful GP and family will be well-supported in settling into the vibrant community of Wangaratta.  Assistance with finding accommodation, schools, community support organisations and special interest groups will all be provided. Assistance with permanent residence sponsorship is also available for the right overseas trained doctor.

Essential Criteria

  • AHPRA Registration – General or Specialist
  • Previous general practice experience (Australian or overseas)

The Package

In return for your hard work and dedication to building the practice you will receive:

  • 65% + GST for General Registration and 70% + GST for VR
  • Visa sponsorship available
  • Mentorship and offsite supervision available
  • Orientation kit available
  • Relocation grant through RWAV for eligible candidates

Practice Details:

The practice is situated next to the local hospital in the regional city of Wangaratta. There is currently one doctor supported by a practice manager, one full-time registered nurse and an experienced administration team.

The practice has on-site pathology, four fully equipped consulting rooms and a treatment room where services such as removal of minor skin lesions are performed. Patient health issues are typical for regional general practice, and include providing services to local aged care facilities. A dietitian and diabetes educator are available onsite. Other services are available through offsite referrals.

Practice hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5.30pm, and weekends 9.00am – 1.00pm.

Wangaratta is located on the Ovens River in North East Victoria, close to the Alpine Valleys of the King and lower Ovens Rivers. It is the gateway to the Victorian high country and Alpine regions. Wangaratta and the surrounding areas are a popular food and wine destination.

Wangaratta is surrounded by rich agricultural land that produces high-quality products and world-class wines. Mount Hotham, Falls Creek and Mount Buffalo are all in close proximity. They offer excellent skiing in winter, and bushwalking, fishing, cycling or four wheel driving in summer.

Date advertised: 15 August 2019.


Vacancy ID:

RA 2

Job Title:
General Practitioner
S19AB Eligibility:
Part Time/Full Time:
Full Time
Practice Hours:
8:30 am - 5:30 pm Monday - Friday (weekends 9:00am – 1:00pm)
After Hours/On-call:
Not required
VMO Rights:
Not required
Registration Requirements:
General or Specialist
Procedural Requirements:
Computer Software:
Medical Director and Pracsoft
Solo or Group Practice:
Group Practice
Accommodation Provided:
Support to look for house

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