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General Practitioner: Echuca (Aboriginal Health)

Position Description:

  • Full-time or Part-Time position
  • DPA
  • Aboriginal Health Clinic
  • No VMO, after hours or on-call requirement
  • Permanent Role
  • * This position may attract a Relocation Grant.

An excellent opportunity to work with an Aboriginal Health Clinic working towards improving the well-being of local Indigenous population. A professionally rewarding experience for someone with a keen interest in Indigenous health, chronic disease management and obstetrics.

The practice offers work-life balance, with 5 days working, no VMO or after hours. Stepping into the role you will be well supported by a Cultural Mentor, and a close-knit friendly clinical team.

Essential Criteria:

  • AHPRA Registration- Level 3 and above

The Package:

  • 100$-120$ per hour (can exceed depending on the experience)
  • Salary packaging available
  • 4 weeks annual leave

Practice Details:

The practice delivers a range of cultural, medical, health and wellbeing services to both the local and non-Indigenous community in the Campaspe and Murray areas.

This AGPAL accredited, computerized clinic is well-equipped with 5 consulting, 6 VR doctors, 4 nurses, 3 Aboriginal health workers, a practice manager, and medical receptionists.

Patient demographics provide for a varied general practice experience in a diverse socio-economic area. The clinic also provides specialist and allied health services including dental, drug and alcohol, podiatry, audiology, paediatrics, diabetes education, psychology etc

 

About Echuca

 The twin towns of Echuca Moama straddle the Murray River approximately 180 km directly north of Melbourne and under 50 minutes from the major provincial centres of Shepparton and Bendigo. The two towns serve as a commercial centre for the surrounding farming region and are within the traditional lands of the Yorta Yorta Nation.

The history of Echuca is closely linked to the great inland Murray Darling river system and the paddle steamers that provided a link for isolated inland communities and farmers to access Melbourne and overseas markets via the rail link from Echuca. The Port of Echuca became the largest inland port in Australia. The riverboat trade was of national importance because it opened up inland Australia for settlement, increasing the country’s wool production. As the resultant ship building industry grew, Echuca and the surrounding district supported a large prosperous timber felling and milling industry. The improvement in the road and rail system heralded the demise of the paddle steamer trade and today the steamers and the wharves have been restored as tourist attractions.

The combination of history, natural beauty, wildlife parks, water sports, fishing and golf courses provide locals and tourists with a vibrant and healthy lifestyle. An active cultural community, a wonderful climate, excellent shops, restaurants, cafes, clubs, relaxed lifestyle and warmer climate makes Echuca Moama a great place to visit.

Overview

Vacancy ID:
17907
Location:

DPA
MM3

Echuca
Job Title:
General Practitioner
S19AB Eligibility:
Yes
Part Time/Full Time:
Both
Practice Hours:
8:30 am - 4:30 pm Monday to Friday
After Hours/On-call:
Not Required
VMO Rights:
Not Required
Registration Requirements:
AHPRA Registration- Level 3 and above
Accreditation:
AGPAL
Computer Software:
QPA
Solo or Group Practice:
Group Practice

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