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General Practitioner: Mildura (Aboriginal Health)

Position Description:

  • DPA location
  • 1 FT position available
  • Aboriginal health clinic
  • No VMO/On-call and weekends
  • Guaranteed hourly rate or % of billings (whichever is greater)
  • Interest in Aboriginal health
  • Salary Packaging

Role:

A well-renowned Aboriginal health service is seeking a full-time GP to join their diverse team and working within a multidisciplinary team which includes nurses, Aboriginal Health Workers and community workers. Your role will be to ensure that all service delivery is culturally appropriate and welcoming to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander members of the Mildura community; along with the provision of case management for clients with complex and chronic conditions, mental health consultations/referrals.

You will deliver ten sessions per week and see 25 – 30 patients per day in the clinic. As a result, on-site supervision, mentorship and GP training through the RVTS and PEP programs will be available to the right candidate.

This a great position for a doctor who enjoys building rapport with patients and has an ability to promote the clinic programs to improve health outcomes and “Close the Gap”. Ongoing support with settling into the clinic and assistance with finding suitable accommodation and schooling is also available.

No VMO or on-call coverage required.

Essential Criteria:

  • AHPRA registration- General or Specialist registration
  • Accident & Emergency Skills & Basic CPR
  • Seeking a pathway to fellowship via the RVTS or PEP (if applicable)

Desirable:

  • Prior experience in Aboriginal Health
  • Ability to promote the clinic health programs within the community

The package:

  • Hourly rate or percentage of billings
  • Annual expected earnings of $240 000+
  • Salary sacrificing is available
  • Guaranteed hourly rate or % of medicare receipts(whichever is greater)
  • Annual leave
  • Sick leave
  • Negotiable study leave
  • Orientation kit available
  • Relocation grants available through RWAV (subject to eligibility)
  • Upskilling grants available through RWAV (subject to availability)

Practice Details:

The clinic offers a broad scope of holistic primary healthcare services. It is an accredited computerised practice with ten consulting rooms, two treatment rooms and shared rooms for allied health and Aboriginal heath workers. The GP will be supported by a practice manager, four GP’s, two registrars, two practice nurses and staff with expertise in Aboriginal health, mental health, drug and alcohol issues, child and maternal health and diabetes. Additional specialist and allied health services include physiotherapy, podiatry, optometry, dietetics, respiratory specialist, psychology and a quit educator. Comprehensive specialist and allied health services are available in the Mildura community through Mildura Base Hospital and Mildura Private Hospital. The computer system used is Communicare.

The local pathology comes and collects sample each day at the clinic as there is no pharmacy, and pathology available onsite.

Clinic hours are Monday – Friday – 8:00am – 6:00pm.

Mildura is located in the far north-western corner of Victoria on the banks of the Murray River, one of the world’s longest navigable rivers.

The Mildura region is renowned for its big skies, rich earth and welcoming locals. It is respected for its excellent wines and bountiful local produce, as well as breathtaking natural beauty, a Mediterranean climate, and excellent pubs, resorts, golf clubs and historic hotels.

Swim at a white-sand beach, paddle through wetlands or board a historic paddleboat to travel up the river. It has a rich cultural life including an excellent regional art gallery, great sporting facilities and the climate encourages outdoor leisure pursuits.

Overview

Vacancy ID:
17308
Location:

MMM 4

Mildura
Job Title:
General Practitioner
S19AB Eligibility:
DPA
Part Time/Full Time:
Both
Practice Hours:
8:00 am - 6:00 pm Monday - Friday
After Hours/On-call:
Not Required
VMO Rights:
Not Required
Guaranteed Income Period:
Guaranteed hourly rate or % of medicare billing
Registration Requirements:
AHPRA registration- General or Specialist
Procedural Requirements:
No
Accreditation:
AGPAL, RVTS, AGPT
Computer Software:
Communicare
Patient load:
25 - 30 patients per day
Solo or Group Practice:
Group Practice
Accommodation Provided:
No, however assistance with finding suitable accommodation will be provided if required

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