Slide

General Practitioner – Mala’la Health Service – Maningrida NT

  • Attractive salary package of up to $405k
  • Fully subsidised two-bedroom unit, vehicle, Wi-Fi, laptop and phone provided
  • Community Controlled Health Organisation – help ‘Close the Gap’ in Indigenous health

Why Mala’la Health Service?

Mala’la Health Service has a vision to improve the health and well-being of the people in the Maningrida community and surrounding outstations.

The services provided by Mala’la Health Service include primary health care, aged care, renal dialysis, community wellness, and youth services. Maningrida is a remote Indigenous community in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, 520 km east of Darwin, that boasts a beautiful seaside location steeped in history and culture.

What’s in it for you?

  • Attractive salary package of up to $405k
  • Salary range $189,585 – $206,545 (based on level of experience)
  • Medicare: 50% of fee’s earned (up to $50,000 per calendar year)
  • Attraction allowance: $13,182 – $39,540 (based on level of appointment)
  • Retention allowance: $19,770 – $39,540 (based on level of appointment)
  • Professional development: $19,770 pa
  • Professional indemnity insurance reimbursed
  • Annual airfares: $5,000 per calendar year
  • Two-bedroom unit with power, water, and vehicle provided
  • Opportunity for Workforce Incentive Program (WIP) – Doctor Stream in MM6 and MM7 regions, providing access to annual additional MBS payments of up to $35K in urban and $60K in rural locations

What’s the role?

Tp provide primary medical services to the Maningrida community and surrounding outstations, by utilising your rural and remote experience and working collaboratively with other health professionals, to deliver excellent health care to patients.

What will you be doing?

  • Providing primary medical services
  • Provide public health services using a community development model to enhance health outcomes, improve services and infrastructure
  • Providing a holistic approach to health care that includes care planning and case conferencing with patients who have a chronic disease
  • Being responsible for the coordination of medical retrieval and patient travel services, which includes tasking Care Flight aircraft and crew
  • Be proactive in health promotion

What do you need to apply?

  • Specialist registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Fellowship with RACGP or ACRRM
  • Proven and extensive post graduate clinical experience, including general practice, paediatrics, obstetrics and emergency medicine
  • Commitment to Aboriginal primary health care linked to “closing the gap” initiatives
  • Sound interpersonal and communication skills, with capacity to create and initiate options/opportunities in program service delivery
  • Ability to travel by road or light aircraft as required

What’s it like living in Maningrida?

Maningrida is one of the largest remote towns in the Northern Territory, with a population of around 3,000 residents.

Maningrida is the major service centre for the region with a school, health clinic, multiple food outlets, two supermarkets, service station, arts centre, creche, and a tarmac airport with commercial flights operating daily to Darwin.

The name Maningrida is an Anglicised version of the Kunibídji name Manayingkarírra, which comes from the phrase Mane djang karirra, meaning “the place where the Dreaming changed shape.”

For more information, please contact Barbara on 08 8982 1010.

NT PHN/RWA NT may be able to offer support and financial assistance to health professionals who are relocating to the NT or moving within the NT to a greater remoteness area classification for the purposes of employment and further clinical education.

Apply Now

Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Key Responsibilities, but not limited to:

To be considered for this oppertunity, you must meet the below essential criteria:

Vector Smart Object-ai

Salary:

Attractive salary package of up to $405k
Vector Smart Object-ai

Job Type:

GP

If you’re interested in this opportunity, register your interest with our recruitment team