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General Practitioner: Castlemaine

Position Description:

  • DPA
  • MMM4
  • 2 positions available
  • Accredited teaching practice
  • Mixed billing clinic
  • Flexible working hours

Role

The team of this accredited practice would like to extend a warm invitation to any doctors aspiring to work in rural general practice. The clinic has been servicing the community of Castlemaine for 40 years and has been a student and registrar training facility for the last 35. We are one of three practices in town who work well together. We continue to care for our patients from cradle to grave and service the local hospital urgent care centre, acute inpatient unit, rehabilitation ward and residential aged care facilities. The work is varied, stimulating and immensely rewarding.

The practice are looking to support any General Practitioner, at any phase of their career. Whether it is returning from maternity leave and needing flexible re-entry hours, or those who wish to have full time hours, or those who have district of workforce shortage requirements. We are in need of all skill levels, from just completing GP training to those with developed and developing skills in obstetrics, anaesthetics, emergency, palliative care and paediatrics.

You would be joining a friendly and motivated team committed to our community. A community that is progressive, welcoming and relaxed. A picturesque goldfields town only 80min from Melbourne. We are a mixed billing practice and remuneration is very generous, attracting extra incentives for after hours care.

The Package

  • Negotiable, competitive salary options
  • Eligible for MDRAP, RTVS, AGPT, and ACRRM Independent Pathway
  • Ability to support upskilling in interested courses (Subject to availability through RWAV)

Practice Details:

An accredited teaching practice, the clinic provides teaching and mentoring to medical students from both Melbourne and Monash Universities and also to GP Registrars.

To assist you in furthering your skills and knowledge, case conferencing is available as it an ‘open door’ policy. The team of 12 Doctors are supported by a Practice Manager, 3 Practice Nurses, A dedicated Chronic Disease Management Nurse, and an experienced administration team.

The practice consists of 9 consulting rooms, 2 treatment rooms, and a sterilization room. Other services available include Obstetrics, Skin Cancers, Childhood Mental Health, Counselling, and Vasectomies.

Fully computerised and an accredited training practice through MCCC.

Practice hours are Monday to Thursday: 9:00 am – 5:30 pm and Friday: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Castlemaine is located 1 and a half hours drive from Melbourne, located between the cities of Ballarat and Bendigo. Castlemaine’s historic streetscapes are a reminder of its immensely rich gold mining days, with many magnificent public buildings. Castlemaine also hosts great schooling options, local sporting clubs, and a range of amazing restaurants and festivals. It really is a great place to live for all.

Overview

Vacancy ID:
16133
Location:

RA-2

Castlemaine
Job Title:
General Practitioner
ROMPS Eligibility:
Yes
Part Time/Full Time:
Both
Practice Hours:
9:00 am - 5:30 am Monday - Friday
After Hours/On-call:
Required
VMO Rights:
Available
Registration Requirements:
AHPRA registration- General or Specialist
Accreditation:
Yes
Computer Software:
Genie
Solo or Group Practice:
Solo

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