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General Practitioner Opportunities in Central Australia!

  • Remote and Town Clinic opportunities available
  • Full-time, part-time and casual positions available
  • Total effective package: $243,841- $295,557 (dependent on location)

Central Australian Aboriginal Congress (Congress) are looking for Remote General Practitioners to join their passionate remote community teams.

Why Congress?

Congress is a Aboriginal community-controlled health organisation providing holistic and culturally appropriate primary health care service to Aboriginal people living in and nearby Alice Springs, including five remote communities; Amoonguna, Ntaria, Santa Teresa, Utju and Mutitjulu.

What’s in it for you?

  • Total effective package: $243,841- $295,557 (dependent on location)
  • Six (6) weeks’ annual leave (pro rata)
  • Generous salary packaging, district allowance and remote benefits
  • A strong commitment to Professional Development
  • Access to the Congress health services for you and your family at no cost
  • Furnished accommodation provided with amenities such as WIFI and Foxtel
  • Flexible Working Arrangements including Remote Area Leave or Remote Assignment Conditions (FIFO)
  • Relocation assistance (where applicable)
  • District allowance and Remote Benefits
  • Workforce Incentive Program – Doctor Stream (WIP) – access to annual additional Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) payments of between $25K to $60K in remote locations

What’s the role?

The General Practitioner (GP) provides culturally safe GP services within a comprehensive primary health care framework to the Remote Communities. The position works within a multidisciplinary team and is integral to ensuring clinical leadership, cultural integrity and high standards of clinical care.

Is this the right role for you?

Before you apply, we need you to have:

  • Current specialist registration with the Medical Board of Australia (AHPRA)
  • Fellow of the RACGP or ACRRM, or a minimum of five years of GP experience
  • Good communication skills in cross-cultural environment
  • Willingness to accommodate Aboriginal values and traditions in clinical practice including willingness to take cultural advice form Aboriginal staff
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to Aboriginal culture and history, and knowledge of current issues affecting the lives of Aboriginal people
  • Additional qualifications which may include DipRANZCOG, FARGP or MPH, highly desired
  • Accreditation or experience as a supervisor of GP registrars, an advantage
  • Ability and appropriate levels of health and fitness to travel to and work from remote locations

What’s it like living in Central Australia?

Famously known for Uluru, the Red Centre region of Central Australia is a desert environment with mainly dry hot summers and cool dry winters.

The area draws tourist interest due to the town of Alice Springs and the impressive natural attractions in the area such as Palm Valley National Park, the West MacDonnell Ranges, the Finke Gorge and popular events such as the Camel Cup.

NT PHN/RWA NT may be able to offer relocation support and clinical educational 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.

For more information on this amazing opportunity, please contact Barbara 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:

AU$244,000 - AU$296,000 per annum + Many benefits included
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Job Type:

GP

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