General practice - GP / family medicine
- Port Augusta, South Australia AU
- $2,800 per day
- 13 Oct 2023 ~ 31 Dec 2023
Whatever your lifestyle or career goals are, our General Practice Team exists to help you discover them. Get access to the largest network of GP jobs in Australia & New Zealand, double the next largest agency.
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Locum Consultants can earn fantastic rates with flexible hours and locations across Australia and New Zealand. No matter your future financial goals - locuming is a great way to boost your earnings.
For most placements, your travel and accommodation costs are covered. Many of our Consultant locums even bring their family along for a working holiday.
We have Australasia's largest network of doctor jobs. This means more chance of finding the perfect role. Search yourself or take advantage of our free career support service and let our team find roles for you.
Consultant general physicians are in high demand and have the ability to earn good money in Australia and New Zealand. General practitioners (GPs) are in high demand, especially to work in regional, rural, and remote areas.
The average annual salary for GPs in Australia is $350,000. Locum GPs are earning up to $3,500 a day. The average specialist general physician's salary is $219,000 per year, however, those in private practice have the ability to earn more.
A career as a general practitioner (GP) is gratifying because you can come home from work each day knowing you have made a valuable contribution to Australia and New Zealand's communities.
Life as a doctor demands you give everything. Dr Sam Hazledine learned this first as an intern. Years later Medrecruit was his response. Sam successfully lobbied the World Medical Association to amend the Declaration of Geneva (the modern-day Hippocratic Oath) to include:
I will attend to my own health, wellbeing, and abilities in order to provide care of the highest standard.
Medrecruit continue to advocate for, educate and work towards better health and wellbeing for all doctors.
Yes! Most locum placements offer travel and accommodation arrangements. We can help negotiate this for you. This is usually hospital accommodation or a nice bed and breakfast, and flight or petrol reimbursement.
Locum placements can be as short as a couple of days, though most doctors prefer slightly longer placements (a few weeks or months) so there’s time to get to know the area and the team.
Medrecruit also works with doctors to find permanent roles.
Your registration number, a current CV and three references are the essentials of any job application. Other paperwork that's commonly required is:
What you'll need can vary slightly between Australian states and in New Zealand. Some states/locations also ask you complete an online training course (eMedical Courses). We're here to help guide you through the requirements and we'll give you a checklist detailing everything you need.
Nope! Our service is free for doctors. We're paid by hospitals and clinics for our services and are preferred suppliers in several states and areas. Because we have a huge network of doctors, we save clinics and hospitals time (and money) by taking the stress out of the hiring and credentialing process.
This depends on where you work – the hospital or clinic chooses how a doctor is paid. This will work one of three ways:
Your recruitment specialist can let you know which method you’ll be paid by for each job you undertake.
Our Specialist General Practice team can help you find roles in these subspecialties: