General Practitioner

Churchill, Victoria, au
Company: Rural Workforce Agency Victoria
Category: Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
Published on 2021-06-12 06:06:11

Position Description:

  • Non DPA location
  • Easily commutable
  • Full-time role in a reputable clinic
  • Guaranteed Income period and accommodation available
  • Monday to Friday only
  • Clinic belongs to a larger group practice – the ability to network/study with a larger network of doctors
  • *This role may attract a Relocation Grant
  • Role:

    A full-time opportunity in a busy, bulk billing clinic seeing 25 patients a day, Clinic is part of a well known and reputable larger group clinic with ample support from a larger cohort of GP’s, a mixture of fellowed GP’s, general registration GPs and support from nurses. Guaranteed Income period($125 an hour) and accommodation can be organised through the university for a 3 month period. For ongoing relocation assistance, RWAV can provide relocation/rental subsidy*subjected to availability.

    At Churchill clinic, you will work alongside a full-time FRACGP with no after-hours or on-call responsibilities.

    A typical day in this clinic involves a mixture of standard consults, chronic health, aged care as well as wound care, immunisations and minor surgical procedures.

    Your interest in research will be highly regarded as the clinic has strong ties with Monash University and they regularly participate in research projects.

    Essential Criteria:

  • AHPRA Registration – General or Specialist GP
  • Australian GP experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The Package

  • Independent Contractor preferred for 3 years but will be negotiable with candidate
  • 60 – 70% of billings for non-VR and 70% for VR, depends on skills and experience
  • Mentoring/orientation kit available
  • Negotiable relocation expenses
  • Statutory leave inclusions
  • Practice Details:

    This large teaching clinic is part of a larger community health service which is dedicated to the development of Australia’s future medical workforce with over 200 medical, dental and allied health student placements each year through Monash University Department of Rural Indigenous Health.

    Other support includes allied health, nursing team, administration staff and practice manager.

    Operating Best Practice software the clinic consists of three consulting and two treatment rooms along with access to onsite pathology and shared maternal care. Other services are available through the larger health service and include allied health, community health promotion, specialist clinics, dentistry and palliative care.

    The clinic provides a whole-of-person approach to patient treatments. A high proportion of chronic disease treatments present in clinic including asthma, diabetes, obesity and mental health.

    Open hours are Monday to Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm; with Wednesdays open until 7.00pm.

    The Area

    Located in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley, Churchill is a modern purpose-built town that was constructed in the 1960’s. An education hub and unexpected fishing hotspot for the region, it is a short drive from the large regional centre of Traralgon. Visit Lake Hyland or Hazelwood Pondage to take advantage of year round swimming, sailing, canoeing and other activities. Or just lay by the waters and enjoy the serenity.

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