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General Practitioners, Rural Generalists and GP Proceduralists

TAS Statewide, TAS




  • Immediate and future locum job opportunities across Australia.
  • Rates circa $2000-$3200 per day with travel and accommodation provided.
  • Numerous country GP, Rural Generalist and Proceduralist opportunities available to suit your availability.

Skilled Medical delivers qualified medical professionals wherever they are needed in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. We are one of Australia’s largest suppliers of rural doctors and we are seeking experienced rural GPs to join our senior medical locum pool. We will allocate a personal recruitment consultant to seek out and match your availability to job opportunities and take care of your placements every step of the way.

The Positions

Experienced rural General Practitioners are sought for short and long-term contract locum placements in outback, rural, regional and outer metro in several States of Australia in the following fields:

  • Rural Family GPs – working primarily in clinics.
  • Rural Generalists – working in clinics, hospital emergency departments and providing inpatient care.
  • GP Proceduralists in Anaesthetics and Obstetrics – Rural generalist duties plus providing anaesthetic and/or obstetric services.
  • Emergency Senior Medical Officers – working in hospital emergency departments.

The locum positions are typically available at district hospitals and clinics across Australia where there are short or long-term vacancies for rural GPs.

As well as ongoing continuous roles, there are shorter term vacancies from 1-4 weeks and forward roster periods available of approximately 5 to 14 days per month on a fly-in, fly-out basis. Rural Generalists usually participate in an on-call roster.

To view a selection of GP jobs available click here.

Locum doctor payments are made by way of daily rates either on ABN invoice or hospital payroll. Rural placements provide return flights, use of a motor vehicle and accommodation.

Skilled Medical can also assist GPs in finding permanent roles.

Essential Criteria

Applicants must be registered with the Medical Board of Australia/AHPRA, be eligible for credentialling in their GP disciplines, hold relevant CPD certificates of currency from RACGP or ACRRM and hold medical indemnity insurance.

About Skilled Medical

Skilled Medical is quality accredited firm with years of industry experience supporting communities and assisting medical professionals in their work and careers. To learn more about Skilled Medical please visit us at

To Apply

Please click on the APPLY NOW button below, complete the online enquiry form and attach your CV and we will get back to you. Or to discuss the options available please call a Skilled Medical Senior Team Recruitment Consultant on 1300 900 100.

Job Ad Reference SMGA1020
Date Listed 24 August 2023
ContactSkilled Medical
1300 900 100

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