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GP Locum: Corryong

Position Description:

  • Small group practice (working alongside three part-time GPs)
  • GP sessions with on-call/VMO preferred
  • Opportunity to explore the beautiful high country of our north east region.
  • Accommodation provided by host practice and reasonable travel expenses covered!

Required Dates: Jan 18 – 29 and Feb 15 – 26

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

Fees: offering $1,300 + GST per day or negotiable 

(Some after-hours and on-call is required by locums to support the hospital and urgent care centre with patients triaged by experienced nursing staff)

Role: GP session work with VMO rights to nursing home. Mixed billing practice with demographics from children to elderly, and typical of small rural town. Locum supported by nursing staff, practice and reception staff.

Practice Details:

This purpose-built facility has a medical centre, with a co-located hospital which includes an urgent care centre, 10 acute beds, and a residential care facility with 19 high care and 15 low care beds. On-site allied health practitioners include physiotherapy, radiography, ultrasonography, OT, mental health workers, social worker and a diabetes educator. They also have visiting dental, mental health and drug and alcohol services.

Some after-hours and on-call is required by locums to support the hospital and urgent care centre with patients triaged by experienced nursing staff. The urgent care centre provides 24 hour emergency care to the community. The nearest referral centre is Albury-Wodonga Health which is 90 minutes away by road. The team of three general practitioners are supported by experienced and dedicated hospital nurses and practice staff.

Corryong is a beautiful rural town situated in northeast Victoria. Its picturesque setting has proven popular for bush walking, camping, fishing, canoeing and skiing enthusiasts. It is the Victorian gateway to the Snowy Mountains and the Kosciuszko National Park. Corryong is close to the headwaters of the Murray River and the unique wilderness areas, lakes and rivers that are perfect for cross country skiing, white-water rafting and fishing. The large rural centre of Albury Wodonga is one and a half hours away, has an excellent commercial centre, great shopping and an active cultural community.

Overview

Vacancy ID:
2470
Dates of Placement:
18/01/2021 - 26/02/2021
Location:

MM5

Corryong
Job Title:
GP Locum
Part Time/Full Time:
Full Time
Practice Hours:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday - Friday
After Hours/On-call:
Optional - but preferred
VMO Rights:
Optional but preferred - yes need admitting rights
Registration Requirements:
Specialist
Procedural Requirements:
Yes - as per standard GP
Computer Software:
Medical Director
Patient load:
15 minute appointments
Solo or Group Practice:
Group Practice
Accommodation Provided:
Yes good standard accommodation provided
Travel Costs Covered:
Reasonable travel covered and use of car provided

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