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General Practitioner: Red Cliffs

Position Description:

  • DPA location
  • Full-time or part-time position
  • Mixed billing and group practice
  • Optional VMO and on-call open for negotiation

Due to business growth, the fully computerised mixed billing group practice based in Red Cliffs is seeking a full-time or part-time VR, or non-VR GP to offer 10 sessions per week. A typical day in this clinic you will see a mix of 30 to 40 patients with general consultations, including acute, chronic, telehealth, women’s health, procedures and chronic disease management. The successful GP can get admitting rights to the Mildura private hospital to participate in the after-hours/on-call and also negotiate to secure a position to support the hospital with procedural skills.

You will receive mentorship from an experienced GP supervisor and RACGP examiner who has a successful history of supervising GP registrars and mentoring IMGs. An extensive orientation is provided to ensure ease of transition into the practice.

Essential Criteria

  • AHPRA Registration
  • Must be able to work independently

The Package

  • 65% of all generated billings
  • 100% of SIP payments
  • $200K to $400K expected annual earnings
  • Negotiable VMO or after-hours rates (a doctor can admit private patients to a private hospital)
  • On-site VR supervision available
  • Clinic accredited with AGPAL, RVTS, AGPT
  • Orientation kit available

Practice Details:


The practice is accredited with AGPAL, RVTS and AGPT, and is planning to attract GP registrars for 2020.

Currently five doctors, four of whom are VR doctors (2.5 full-time and 2.5  part-time). The doctors are supported by two experienced rotating practice nurses who provide doctor support within the procedural room. Practice services also include chronic disease management, health assessments, telehealth consults, immunisations, ear syringing, injections and wound management.

The practice has four consulting rooms and a treatment room fully equipped with emergency trolley and oxygen and suction where minor procedures, ear syringing, biopsies, excisions, ECGs, Cryotherapy, vaccinations and dressings are performed. There is on-site pathology, and a pharmacy in walking distance with ample car park space for patients.

Practice hours are Monday to Saturday, 9.00am – 5.00pm. After-hours commitments are shared with the local hospital.

The main health issues that impact the practice are aged care and child/maternity-related. The practice looks after local nursing homes, and has admitting rights to the local private hospital. A visiting diabetic educator, dietician and podiatrist are available on-site.

The Area

Red Cliffs is located on the Calder Highway, 529 km north-west of Melbourne and 13 km south of Mildura. Red Cliffs is a medium-sized service centre on the northern end of Victoria’s Mallee region. It is located on the rich, fertile river plain of the Murray River. It is one of the country’s largest irrigation pumping stations that was built to bring water from the Murray River to farms. Today, vineyards and grape growing dominate the local agricultural economy.

Overview

Vacancy ID:
17069
Location:

RA3

Red Cliffs
Job Title:
General Practitioner
Part Time/Full Time:
Full Time
Practice Hours:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday – Friday, Saturday 9 am-5 pm, Sunday - Closed
After Hours/On-call:
Open for negotiation
VMO Rights:
Not required
Registration Requirements:
General or Specialist
Procedural Requirements:
Not mandatory, a doctor has to negotiate with local hospital if he would like to be involved with the hospital for their procedural skills.
Computer Software:
Medical Director
Patient load:
30-40 per day for full time position
Solo or Group Practice:
Group Practice

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