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General Practitioner: Myrtleford

Position Description:

  • Full-time or part-time role
  • DPA location
  • VMO and after-hours required
  • Mixed billing practice

An accredited teaching practice is looking for a VR doctor with experience in rural communities. Located in the Alpine region, the practice is surrounded by natural beauty and is a tourist hot spot in winter.

You will be joining a family-oriented practice, with access to mentorship. A typical day would include seeing pre-booked standard patient consultations, patients via triage nurse on the day, pre-booked health assessments and care plans and minor procedures. The practice also supports local residential aged care, providing VMO services.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who has an interest in supervision and training. The practice provides supervision to registrars working towards fellowship and provide learning opportunities to students.

Essential Criteria:

Vocationally Registered

 The Package:

  • 70% of billing
  • 85% of after-hours receipts plus on-call allowance for VR contractors
  • Salary sacrificing available
  • Ongoing education supported

Practice Details:

This well-established practice with modern infrastructure is well supported with 10 consulting rooms including a procedure and nursing room, in house pathology and varied visiting specialist including endocrinologist, paediatrician, diabetes educator, dietitian, counselling and hearing services.

You will be joining a team of six onsite GPs, three practice nurses, a chronic disease nurse and an asthma & respiratory educator nurse, six reception staff, office manager and a practice manager.

About Myrtleford: 

Myrtleford is 282 kms northeast of Melbourne via the Hume Freeway. Wangaratta is the nearest larger town, 45kms away and has the closest Public Emergency Department at Northeast Health.  Wangaratta and Albury-Wodonga (one hour away) have most medical sub-specialties available.

Myrtleford is situated in Victoria’s Alpine region, one the State’s most popular tourist destinations. Myrtleford is the hub of the Alpine Region being surrounded by the natural beauty of the Alpine Ranges with farming, tourism, wineries and rural industry being the major draw cards. There are many walking and bike tracks, as well as good fishing spots. The other beautiful rural towns of Bright, Beechworth, Yackandandah, Milawa and the Ski Resorts of Mt Buffalo, Mt Hotham, Falls Creek and Dinner Plain and the natural beauty of the national parks and Lake Buffalo surround Myrtleford.

Myrtleford is attractive and well landscaped and provides good shopping and sporting facilities.  There is a strong Italian community and culture in Myrtleford, with mixed demographics, lots of young families and retirees.

Myrtleford has government primary and secondary schools, catholic primary and secondary schools, day care centre and kindergarten, two supermarkets, a monthly farmers market and V-Line Coach Services.

Overview

Vacancy ID:
17597
Location:

DPA
MM5

Myrtleford
Job Title:
General Practitioner
S19AB Eligibility:
Yes
Part Time/Full Time:
Both
Practice Hours:
9:00 am - 5:30 pm Monday to Saturday
After Hours/On-call:
Yes
VMO Rights:
Yes
Registration Requirements:
VR
Accreditation:
AGPAL
Computer Software:
PracSoft and Medical Director
Patient load:
650
Solo or Group Practice:
Group Practice

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