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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
  • Excellent salary package
  • 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?

  • $280,000 per annum plus super
  • Salary Package up to $15,900pa plus a further $2,650 on Meals and Entertainment
  • 6 weeks annual leave, 17.5% leave loading
  • 4 weeks study and professional development leave with up to $5k study assistance
  • Regular airfares in and out of the remote location and fares out leave in addition to annual leave
  • Housing and utility packages
  • Relocation assistance
  • 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.

What will you be doing?

  • Participate in the daily clinical and health promotional routines
  • Review and follow-up of patients with on-going conditions
  • Provide clinical management of chronic conditions
  • Participate in rostered clinics and outreach services – for example, Chronic Conditions and Child Health
  • Provide “in-service” education to health staff and clear advice to admin staff about Medicare items to be claimed

What do you need to apply?

  • 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

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.

NT PHN/RWA NT Incentives:

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.

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

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