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GP Locum: Robinvale (Aboriginal health)

Position Description:

  • Solo practice, 1 full time and 1 part time GP  (offsite)
  • GP sessions ONLY
  • Aboriginal health experience required
  • Practice GP’s are working offsite  majority of the time (telehealth) and they require a GP onsite, during business hours.
  • Weekends off to explore the region, golf courses, river and beautiful surrounds of the area!

Required dates:      welcome any expressions of interest!

29/03/2021- 9/4/2021

3/5/2021- 21/5/2021

7/6/2021 – 18/06/2021

Practice hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Fees: $1200  per day + GST  for GP sessions. Reasonable travel costs covered and pick up at Mildura airport can be arranged. Transport to clinic with other practice staff from Mildura is available or a car can be provided if required. Accommodation is self-contained cottage walking distance to clinic.

Role: Experienced GP locum required to cover solo Aboriginal health practice. The locum will practice in the practice location and 1 day/week at the secondary school with the doctors in school’s program through the PHN. Covering GP sessions with approximately 20-25 patients per day with 20-minute appointments. The locum will be supported by a dedicated team of staff including practice manager, full-time registered nurse, part-time mental health nurse/ worker, two full-time Aboriginal health worker and a physiotherapist.

Practice Details:

Murray Valley Aboriginal Health Service is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation delivering primary health services to their local community. They promote the philosophy of community control and physical, spiritual and emotional well-being.

Murray Valley Aboriginal Co-op Health is an accredited practice with two consulting rooms. Practice staff includes chronic disease clinical supervisor, Division 2 nurse, mental health nurse, midwife/nurse, diabetes educator, full-time Aboriginal health worker, visiting cardiologist and other visiting allied health services and an excellent administration team, receptionist and a community driver.

Patient demographics include a diverse cultural mix and growing migrant population. There is a mix of young families, Indigenous and elderly patients.

About Robinvale:

The town of Robinvale is located between the Murray River towns of Mildura and Swan Hill in the north-west of Victoria. The Robinvale region is a rich horticultural area growing some of the country’s best stone fruit, table grapes, and vegetables.

The winding river banks that stretch for kilometers are perfect for all sorts of water activities including fishing, water skiing, swimming, camping, bike riding and much more.

Mildura is the closest major regional centre to Robinvale and is easily located within one hours’ drive. Mildura has a vibrant café and dining culture and is noted for it’s many restaurants that showcase the variety of local produce. The city is home to a burgeoning arts scene and a variety of local sporting and recreational clubs. Popular tourist destinations including the Grampians, Ballarat, Adelaide, the Fleurieu Peninsula, the Barossa Valley and Broken Hill are all within reach for weekend retreats.

With its Mediterranean climate Robinvale is an idyllic region perfect for the family and for those mixing work with a relaxing a break.

Overview

Vacancy ID:
639
Dates of Placement:
29/03/2021 - 18/06/2021
Location:

RA3

Robinvale
Job Title:
GP Locum
Part Time/Full Time:
Full Time
Practice Hours:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday - Friday
After Hours/On-call:
Not required
VMO Rights:
Not required
Registration Requirements:
Specialist
Procedural Requirements:
None
Computer Software:
Communicare
Patient load:
20-minute appointments
Solo or Group Practice:
Solo
Accommodation Provided:
Accommodation provided
Travel Costs Covered:
vehicle or car hire can be provided if required

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