GP Cairns, DWS vacancy in the heart of the city, large and growing patient base, doctor owned clinic

Head Medical
Queensland (AU)
Very competitive
10 Jan 2019
10 Feb 2019
Private GP
Contract Type
Full Time

In Cairns we are seeking a full time Doctor with exceptional GP skills.

Newly refurbished practice located in the heart of the city.  Many patients, both walk-ins and appointed.  Established patient base.

Currently, the medical centre provides health care to over 3,000 patients a week.

Hours are rostered and can be discussed further, however one night a week is expected (please see hours outlined below).  Usual working week is approximately 38 hours and can include weekends and after hours.  Additional hours should a GP wish to participate are available, as we are open 7 days per week.

Bulk Billing Practice with Private Billing for work cover, pre-employment and overseas visitors.

If you enjoy assessing a variety of cases, whilst being busy and seeing a diverse patient demographic, this would be the perfect fit for you.

Great earning potential – enjoy work with the lifestyle associated living in the Tropical North.

Services offered at the practice:

  • Urgent Treatment
  • Same Day appointments available
  • Services provided include: General, Tropical, Family, Men’s, Women’s, Indigenous & Sexual Health
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Vaccinations & Childhood Immunisations
  • Travel Medicine & Vaccinations
  • Minor Surgery & Procedures including Skin Checks
  • Ante-Natal Checks, Post-Natal Checks, Contraception & Family Planning
  • Work Cover
  • Hearing Tests
  • AMSA & Pre-Employment Medicals including Mining & Coal Board
  • Japanese Translators onsite


Doctors work a pattern of work that suits their lifestyle however all doctors do one evening a week which is usually a 11 pm to 6 am shift. A standard week is 38 hours, but you can work longer if you would like to.

On Offer:

  • 65% billings
  • Accommodation on arrival
  • A generous remuneration
  • Autonomous working arrangements

Bulk billing is offered by the practice, but they have a proportion of tourist patients who do not have Medicare and these are privately billed. They also do pre-employment medicals and dive medicals which are all privately billed.

Qualifications & Special Requirements

Doctors with post graduate qualifications such as FRACGP, FRNZCGP FACCRM, MRCGP, FACRRM, MICGP, and CCFP are eligible to apply. Doctors with unrestricted provider numbers,

Non-VR Doctors with General registration are welcome to call me to discuss options.

What Head Medical can do for you…

Arranging a position overseas is very exciting, but we understand that it can also be daunting and time consuming. We’re the UK’s specialist in international medical recruitment and we’ve helped many Doctors relocate since we first started out in 2008 (you can read what people have said about working with us on our testimonials page). We know it’s important to balance career opportunities with lifestyle and we’ll talk through your plans and will get to know you to make sure we find the right role in the right location.

Once we have secured a job for you, we’ll manage the Medical Registration and Visa application process, and support you (and your family) with the relocation itself.