Surfcoast Medical Centre
Located at the start of the Great Ocean Road in Torquay, our dedicated team of health professionals have been providing quality medical care to their local community for many decades.
From humble beginnings of one doctor in the 1970s, we have grown to nine doctors.
Not only do our doctors work here, but most live locally and are active members of the local community.
We are accredited by AGPAL and participate in quality improvement activities.
|Number of doctors||9|
|Number of supervisors||5|
|Number of visiting specialists||1|
|Number of rooms||9|
We have 4 brilliant nurses that manage the treatment room, Chronic Disease, Health Assessments and CMA’s. There is usually more than one nurse on site each day.
Additional learning opportunities
General Facilities/ Services
We are co-located with Barwon Health Community Health Centre which fosters access to the allied health and mental health services offered there.
|Practice opening hours||We are open Monday - Friday 8:30am to 5:15pm and Saturday on a rotating roster from 9:00am to 12:00pm|
|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||The Saturday clinic is on a rotating roster, all Doctors participate in the Saturday clinics. We are part of a collaborative agreement with two other practices and are on call half the time, this includes Saturday and Sunday. This is shared equally between all Doctors.|
|On-call work||We are part of a collaborative agreement with two other practices and are on call half the time, this includes Saturday and Sunday. This is shared equally between all Doctors.|
Out of practice visits
We service three nursing homes, seeing patients at the nursing homes is optional.
Public holiday work
We are closed public holidays except for during the busy holiday period where we may open on Boxing Day, New Years Day and Australia Day. Working on these days is negotiated between the Doctors.
Local Hospital Information
Our nearest hospital is the Geelong Hospital, there are also two private hospitals (St John of God Geelong and Epworth Geelong). We refer to the hospitals but do not work there.
|Address:||100 Surfcoast Highway Torquay|
|Telephone:||03 4215 7900|
|Fax:||03 4215 7927|
Work on the beautiful Surf Coast with the beach, great coffee & shopping centres just a short walk away. Be a part of a dedicated team of health professionals and an established team in a supportive environment.
Torquay is a tourist destination and the population swell dramatically during the holiday period but is never a quiet time.
There are many options when it comes to daycare centres, kindergartens, primary and secondary schools in the area.
We are also spoilt for choice for things to do- a drive down the great ocean road, wineries, beaches, surf shops (literally across the road), markets, restaurants and cafes.