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General Practitioner – Miwatj Health – Ramingining NT

  • Opportunity to showcase proven skills and knowledge
  • Treat chronic diseases unique to the Northern Territory
  • Live and work in an amazing tropical location

Why Miwatj Health Aboriginal Corporation?

The mission of Miwatj Health Aboriginal Corporation (Miwatj Health) is to improve the health and well-being of residents in the communities of East Arnhem Land through the delivery of appropriate and comprehensive primary health care and to promote the control by Aboriginal communities of primary health care resources.

What’s in it for you?

Working with Miwatj not only offers rewarding career options, but a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • $280,000 per annum plus super
  • Salary sacrificing options
  • Accommodation provided
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Up to $10k relocation assistance and up to $15k repatriation assistance
  • $5k PI Insurance and travel allowance of up to $2,035 per annum for leave
  • Every three months a paid return flight to Darwin
  • Qualify for financial incentives through the Workforce Incentive Program (WIP)
  • Eligibility to apply for NT PHN/RWA NT grants and scholarships
  • Opportunity to explore Arnhem Land and experience amazing scenic wonders

What’s the role?

The objective of the successful General Practitioner is to provide medical services to the population served by Miwatj and this will include the management of acute and chronic conditions and assistance with the delivery of promotion and primary health care.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to-

  • Active participation in the daily clinical and health promotional routines
  • Accepting referrals of patients from other members of the health team
  • Review and follow-up of patients with on-going conditions
  • Practicing according to CARPA guidelines and the Miwatj endorsed protocols for the clinical management of chronic conditions
  • Participating in rostered clinics and outreach services – for example, Chronic Conditions and Child Health
  • Providing “in-service” education to health staff and clear advice to admin staff about Medicare items to be claimed

Is the role right for you?

Living and working remotely can be a unique, challenging and rewarding experience, where you apply your previous skills and knowledge to make a positive contribution to the community.

Before you reach out and apply, we need you to have:

  • Medical Practitioner’s Specialist GP Registration with AHPRA and extensive experience in General Practice
  • Understanding of issues effecting the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Demonstrated experience or understanding of Aboriginal Community Control Primary Health Care
  • Commitment to improving Aboriginal health through primary health care
  • Current Police History Check
  • NT Working with Children Clearance (Ochre Card)

What’s it like living in Ramingining?

Ramingining is a mainland community located to the west of the Glyde River about 30 kms southeast of Milingimbi Island and 580 km east of Darwin.

The community is located on the edge of the heritage listed Arafura Wetlands in Central Arnhem Land. In total there are 14 languages spoken across thirteen clan groups and the main language spoken is Djambarrpuyngu.

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Want to find out more about this opportunity? Please contact Barbara on 08 8982 1010.

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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:

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Salary:

$280,000 per annum
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Job Type:

GP

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