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GP Locum: Benalla (Carrier St)

Position Description:

  • Beautiful Benalla in the North East region so much to do and explore
  • Supportive small group clinic
  • GP session  + VMO/on-call optional but proffered
  • Accommodation provided and reasonable travel expenses covered
  • Min 2 week placements  – welcome any expressions of interest

Required Dates: 31 May  – 31 Dec  (min 2 week placements) Seeking extended cover to meet patient load as well as annual leave cover.

Practice Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:30 pm

Fees: Negotiable, $1200 per day + GST  for GP sessions. Will provide accommodation and cover travel fees.

Role: VMO, we work on a 14 rotation with 2 other clinics in Benalla, each week is different days for us, overnight 6pm-8am and weekends either a Saturday or a Sunday from 8am for 24hours

Patients are directed to attend Benalla Health, if a doctor is required, the nurses at benalla health will call the doctor on their mobile.

Practice Details:

The Carrier Street Clinic is a busy, innovative and fully computerised, accredited teaching practice with more than five consulting rooms and a treatment room.

Currently five full time doctors are supported by a practice nurses and administration staff. Paediatricians and allied health specialists including a podiatrist, diabetes educator, dietician, mental health nurse and drug and alcohol nurse are part of the total care service provided by the practice. Current GPs particular interests include disabilities and methadone prescription.

The after hours and on call commitments are not onerous as there is a town roster to cover.

The Benalla and District Memorial Hospital provides acute care (medical, surgical and midwifery), aged care (a 30 bed nursing home) and community health services to Benalla and the surrounding areas. The hospital does not have salaried medical staff and the local GPs are rostered to provide A&E support. The hospital has three birthing suites and GP obstetricians work closely with midwives supported by a specialist obstetrician. The medical ward has 31 beds and provides acute treatment and rehabilitation services. The modern operating theatre supports a busy operating schedule.

General practitioner anaesthetists support a comprehensive range of services provided by visiting surgeons, including general surgery, orthopaedics, ophthalmology, gynaecology, urology, ENT, and oral & maxillofacial surgery. Public and private colonoscopy and gastroscopy lists are also provided. The hospital’s radiology department offers x-rays, including dental films, for inpatients and outpatients and a private operator, next door offers colour ultra-sounds and the latest in CAT scan technology.

About Benalla:

Benalla sits in a beautiful and prosperous area of Victoria with a population of 14,000 and 9000 living in the Benalla urban area.

Set on the picturesque banks of Lake Benalla along the Broken River, Benalla is known as “The Rose City on the Lake”. Its historic botanic and rose gardens are considered to be some of the finest displays of roses in Victoria.

Considered one of Victoria’s most important regional galleries, the Benalla Regional Art Gallery in the Botanic Gardens is recognised for its excellent historic and contemporary art. The city has close links with the bushranger Ned Kelly which is reflected in the art collection.

Benalla offers exciting recreation opportunities with Lake Mokoan and Broken River nearby perfect for picnics and water activities. In addition, there are active gliding and race clubs and the Winton Motor Raceway is 10 km north-east of town.

 

Overview

Vacancy ID:
6699
Dates of Placement:
31/05/2021 - 31/12/2021
Location:

RA2

Benalla
Job Title:
GP Locum
Part Time/Full Time:
Full Time
Practice Hours:
9:00 am - 5:30 pm Monday - Friday
After Hours/On-call:
Yes required, but optional
VMO Rights:
Yes required, but optional
Procedural Requirements:
Yes - as per standard GP
Computer Software:
Best Practice
Patient load:
standard 15 minute appointments
Solo or Group Practice:
Group Practice
Accommodation Provided:
Self-contained apartment
Travel Costs Covered:
Travel costs paid

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