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GP Locum: Tallangatta

Position Description:

  • Beautiful township located in North East Victoria near the Murray River and nearby Corryong!
  • Accommodation provided by host practice and reasonable travel expenses covered
  • GP sessions with aged care, VMO rounds ONLY – No on-call
  • Only 30 min from Albury/Wodonga
  • Supportive nursing team

Required dates:  11 – 22 Jan 2021 – welcome any expressions of interest 

Practice Hours: Monday – Fridays, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm.

Fees: $1200 per day + GST  or  negotiable

Reasonable travel costs covered. House is provided and is within walking distance to shops and the medical clinic. Car can be arranged if required.

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Role: Locum required to cover GP sessions with acute rounds (hospital) and aged care rounds, however no on-call or after hours. The in-patient profile includes general sub-acute medical and palliative care, post-operative and rehabilitation. The locum will be well supported by the practice nurse and support staff, and a second part-time GP and nurse practitioner.

Practice Details:

The Tallangatta Medical Centre services the town and surrounding communities based in the Towong Shire catchment area including: Mitta Mitta, Eskdale, Dartmouth, Bethanga, Talgarno and surrounding districts. The clinic has two consulting rooms, a treatment room and is co-located on the Tallangatta Health Service (THS) site. THS is a publicly funded facility comprising of 16 sub-acute beds and 51 aged care beds; a mixture of high and low care.  There is a good range of allied health and community-based services, and home and community care services are available. A triage service for after-hours emergencies is provided with patients needing urgent care transferred to the 24-hour emergency service in Albury-Wodonga.

About Tallangatta: Tallangatta Township (population 1,000), nestled on the banks of the Lake Hume in the foothills of the Great Dividing Range of North Eastern Victoria, is an attractive rural town of 1950’s architecture. The town is surrounded by picturesque valleys and small villages. There is easy access to some of the best waterways in Australia and the town is close to many renowned wineries. It is well serviced with vibrant and active sporting clubs and tourist facilities to support water activities, fly and bait fishing, camping and bush walking in the nearby national parks. The centre of Albury-Wodonga is only 40 minutes away.  A great opportunity for fly-in, fly-out arrangements.

Overview

Vacancy ID:
69631
Dates of Placement:
11/01/2021 - 22/01/2021
Location:

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Tallangatta
Job Title:
GP Locum
Part Time/Full Time:
Full Time
Practice Hours:
8:30 am - 5:00 pm Monday - Friday
After Hours/On-call:
No
VMO Rights:
Yes
Registration Requirements:
Specialist
Procedural Requirements:
Yes - as per standard GP
Accreditation:
AGPAL
Computer Software:
Best Practice
Patient load:
4 per hour
Solo or Group Practice:
Group Practice
Accommodation Provided:
Two-bedroom house near practice
Travel Costs Covered:
Reasonable costs covered

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