General Practitioner - Blackwater

Health Workforce Queensland
Blackwater, Central Highlands
10 Apr 2018
09 May 2018
Job role


The township of Blackwater is located in Central Queensland, approximately 200 kms inland from Rockhampton and approximately 235 kms from the Coast and beautiful beaches of Yeppoon. With a population of 6,500 the town boasts many facilities including new Aquatic facility, gyms, sporting bodies, primary and secondary schools, local hospital and vet services. Supported by surrounding coal mines and farms, Blackwater is a very friendly and welcoming town.

This is a modern practice offering a great range of services including but not limited to:

  • Chronic Disease CareHealth Assessments - (45-49 year & Annual over 75)
  • Immunisations
  • QML pathology on-site
  • Telehealth Services - including Pediatric, Orthopedic & Dermatology
  • Prenatal, Antenatal and Post Natal care
  • Skin checks/Molescans
  • Minor surgical procedures
  • Cryotheraphy
  • Women's, Men's and child/ adolescent health
  • Coal Board Medicals/NMA SIgn off
  • Pap smears
  • Workplace Injuries
  • Mental Heath
  • Basic Ultrasounds
  • Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • Pre-Employment medicals
  • General Medicals (License etc.)
  • ECG's
  • Spirometry's
  • Audiology

This is a mixed billing practice bulk billing children under 16, pension card holders and healthcare card holders.

Position Description

We are looking for a full time General Practitioner. We currently have one full time GP, one permanent GP working a 3 week on/3 week off roster. Joining our team this week is a GP Registrar and in the near future another GP. The GP's are supported by experienced Registered Nurses (4) and Reception Staff (5). We have an experienced counsellor on site 2 days a week and numerous other Allied Health including dietitian, diabetic educators, midwife/ante natal, physio, speech therapist, occupational therapist. This practice is also supported through the use of TeleHealth.

This practice offers services to surrounding communities and has weekly clinics at both the Gemfields and Capella.

After Hours
Our After Hours Service is for emergency only and is shared between doctors on a rotation basis.

Job ID 1997