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General Practitioner: Mallacoota

Position Description:

  • DPA Location
  • No VMO or after hours/on-call
  • No weekends
  • A generous percentage of billings (negotiable)
  • Flexible number of sessions per week
  • New purpose built medical centre
  • * This position may attract a Relocation Grant.

Role:

Looking for the perfect work/life balance?

Work alongside two other GPs in a brand new, purpose built medical centre all within the beautiful and vibrant seaside community of Mallacoota.

The ideal doctor is one that would relish the opportunity to become part supportive community, who enjoys providing truly holistic care for everyone from babies through to the elderly.

You’ll have flexibility to choose to work either full-time or part-time, and there are no VMO or after-hours/on-call requirements; allowing you to truly make the most of living in this beautiful part of Victoria.

The resident population of Mallacoota is skewed towards an older population which leads to a variety of pathologies and illnesses. Managing complex chronic disease is a mainstay of the practice. Mallacoota is subject to a large influx of tourists during the warmer months of the year and this results in an increase in acute presentations to the clinic, this provides seasonal variety to the medicine practice at the clinic. More recently, due to the bushfire disaster in the area has resulted in the local GPs providing a role in initial counselling and referral of increased mental health presentations.

Essential Criteria

  • AHPRA Registration – General or Specialist GP
  • Australian General Practice experience
  • Broad medical experience across all patient demographics

The Package

  • 60% – 65% of billings (negotiable)
  • An environment to utilise your full breadth of GP knowledge and training
  • GP mentoring
  • Rural Retention Grant GPRIP set at level 7
  • Accommodation support will be considered
  • Complete practice & community orientation support

Practice Details:

Mallacoota’s new $721,000 medical centre opened its doors mid last year and is fully equiped to support the community.

This AGPAL accredited teaching practice has a cohesive and enthusiastic working environment where all staff are dedicated to providing an holistic approach to patient treatments.

The new centre has three consulting rooms, a treatment room, training room, office space and a nurse practitioner room. It is also be fitted with video conferencing and other specialist equipment to help reduce the need for patients to travel to Orbost, Bairnsdale or Bega for treatment.

The practice principal is an experienced rural general practitioner. She enjoys teaching and imparting her experience and is an ACRRM and RACGP accredited supervisor. She will mentor a doctor new to rural general practice. You will also be able to share ideas and experiences with another doctor that is a current RVTS registrar.

The tight knit team is also supported by a practice nurse, a practice manager and two receptionists.

Services provided by the centre include; psychology, visiting cardiology service, accredited cardiac and respiratory rehabilitation services, Youth health service “Teen Clinic”, Point-of-care Ultrasound, as well as a social worker with mental health training, a dietitian & allied health assistant,  district nurses, physiotherapist, paramedic, visiting podiatrist, optometrist, audiologist, speech pathologist and a occupational therapist.

On site pathology is available on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings.

Practice software: Medical Director

Open hours: Monday to Friday 9:00am – 12:00pm and 2:00pm – 5:00pm.

Mallacoota is a vibrant town nestled in the midst of the magnificent Croajingolong National Park, Mallacoota is a perfect place to live if you wish to enjoy the pristine coastal wilderness of East Gippsland. Mallacoota is a year-round destination to enjoy walking, fishing, boating, canoeing, cruising, golfing and surfing, or to explore the bush in your 4wd. Home to 300 species of birds, Mallacoota is a popular place for bird-watching and a great place to see Victoria’s fauna in its native habitat.

Town amenities and facilities include a Prep to Year 12 College, two supermarkets, retail outlets, a library, and cafes. Mallacoota also boasts a local arts scene, a wide range of social and sporting clubs including everything from surfing and golfing to book clubs and regular music jam nights; artisan markets, a new contemporary art gallery, music performance spaces, a local radio station and much more.

Overview

Vacancy ID:
17562
Location:

MMM 6

Mallacoota
Job Title:
General Practitioner
S19AB Eligibility:
Yes
Part Time/Full Time:
Both
Practice Hours:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday - Friday
After Hours/On-call:
Not required
VMO Rights:
Not required
Registration Requirements:
AHPRA - General or Specialist
Accreditation:
AGPAL
Computer Software:
Medical Director
Solo or Group Practice:
Group Practice
Accommodation Provided:
Negotiable

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