Casterton Coleraine Medical Clinic
Comprehensive general practice engagement including two acute hospitals, nursing homes, aged care hostels and remote bush nursing centres.
|Number of doctors||4|
|Number of supervisors||1|
|Number of rooms||4|
|Allied health professionals||Visiting Podiatry & Diabetes Educator, Audiology, Pain clinic|
Supported in clinic by the following nursing staff; RN, EEN & EN mixture – assisting with procedures, immunisations as well as their own patient load / care planning, health assessment, recalls etc.
Two treatment rooms in Casterton (1x currently serving as isolation room)
One treatment room in Coleraine
Additional learning opportunities
|Small group learning|
|Assisting with procedures|
Supervisor Special Interests
Dermatology / skin lesion removal
|Practice opening hours||5|
|College Requirements||Full time training requires 38 hrs per week employed averaged over 4 weeks. Less than 38 hours per week employed is part time training.|
|Saturday and Sunday work||N/A|
Out of practice visits
Licence and car required.
(V/Line buses do run at appropriate times between towns if experiencing licensing / car issues)
Ward rounds at both hospitals daily shared between medical staff
Aged care rounds shared between medical staff
Public holiday work
Clinic is closed on public holidays
Local Hospital Information
Hospital admission rights/ privileges
WDHS – Coleraine Campus
|Key contact:||Dr Brian Coulson|
|Address:||63 Russell Street CASTERTON|
|Telephone:||03 5554 2655|
|Fax:||03 5553 2048|
|Email address for applications:|
Coleraine and Casterton
Beautiful South West Victoria! An hour from both the magnificent beaches at Warrnambool, Port Fairy and Portland and from South Australia’s second largest city, Mount Gambier, with its stunning Blue Lake. If you are interested in food and wine, you can’t go past the renowned Coonawarra region a short drive away.
Our welcoming communities each have primary schools, with secondary schooling options available in Casterton or nearby Hamilton. Both towns have supermarkets for the essentials.
A range of active sporting clubs and activities are available in both towns (football, netball, tennis, hockey, cricket, lawn bowls, golf, croquet, squash, badminton). Each town also has a large outdoor swimming pool for those long, blissful summer days, with indoor pool facilities in nearby Hamilton.
Walking tracks are a feature in each township, with great fishing in the nearby Glenelg River. Just a stone’s throw away you’ll find the magnificent Wannon and Nigretta waterfalls. For the more adventurous, stunning hiking and adventure options are just a short drive away in the world-renowned Grampians National Park.
There’s a variety of delicious food to be found at local eateries across both towns, with a mixture of country style pubs and cafes.
Come and stay with us and enjoy the stunning scenery, friendly people and huge range of outdoor and leisure activities available in our local community.
Population: Coleraine 1,029 Casterton 1,665
|Public transport||V/Line buses|
|Nearest airport||Mount Gambier SA, or Avalon (Geelong), Tullamarine, Melbourne.|
|Access and distances to major centres or nearby towns||
Coleraine – Melbourne 329.6 km