FT PT | GP VMO | MM5 and DPA location | $1,200 daily VMO rate | Smithton, TAS

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The Opportunity

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Rural General Practitioner (VMO) to join our busy practice in Smithton and also provide VMO services to Smithton District Hospital.

Smithton is a farming town in the North West of Tasmania approximately 85kms west of Burnie. The practice and the Hospital provide comprehensive medical care to 8000 residents.

The practice has the capability for 7 full time GP VMOs who will share the on-call roster. The Hospital has 12 acute care beds, emergency services, midwifery clinic and visiting specialists.


  • Exceptional earning potential
  • MM5 and DPA location
  • Reduction in your moratorium
  • Eligible for RVTS and the ACRRM Independent Pathway
  • Eligible for Procedural Grants and GPRIP payments
  • Car, accommodation and relocation assistance provided
  • Practice is supported by visiting Allied Health, and Registered Nurses to assist with CDM, immunisations and women’s health
  • Boost your income by participating on the VMO roster 1:4 to 1:6
  • $1,200 daily VMO rate


  • General Registration or Vocational Registration with AHPRA
  • Proficient with common general practice conditions
  • Current Emergency Medicine certificate (ALS2 / REST or equivalent)
  • Recent experience in an unsupervised Emergency setting


To apply for this position or to discuss other opportunities with Ochre Health, please contact our national recruitment team on:

Email: gpjobs@ochrehealth.com.au | Telephone: +61 2 8356 3100

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