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General Practitioner Opportunities – Sunrise Health Service

  • Attractive base salary of up to $280,000
  • Fulltime, FIFO or Telehealth opportunities
  • Relocation and heavily subsidised accommodation available for longer-term, community-based assignments (approx. $120/week including utilities)
  • Not for profit salary packaging benefits and annual flight back to point of hire

Sunrise Health Service (Sunrise) are looking for experienced General Practitioners to join their dedicated teams across their remote clinics, with FIFO and Telehealth opportunities also available.

Why Sunrise Health Service?

Sunrise has been operating since 2003 and is the second largest Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation in the Northern Territory. Sunrise services 9 remote communities to the east of Katherine and serves a population base of approximately 3,800 people – many with chronic illnesses requiring early detection and amelioration.

What’s in it for you?

  • Attractive base salary of up to $280,000
  • 6 weeks leave, and up to 10 days study leave, per year
  • Not for profit salary packaging benefits
  • 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
  • Eligible to apply for the NT PHN/RWA NT Health Workforce Scholarship Program for post graduate study
  • Opportunity to apply for the NT PHN/RWA NT Health Professional Relocation Grant

What’s the role?

The role involves direct provision of General Practice Services, support for and sharing of skills with other team members and participation in key primary health care initiatives and community consultation.

You’ll conduct 3-week stints in towns like Barunga, Wugularr (Beswick), Manyallaluk (Eva Valley), Bulman, Weemol, Mataranka, Jilkminggan, Minyerri, Ngukurr, and Urapunga (Rittarangu); re-grouping in the Katherine office between visits.

What do you need to apply?

  • Specialist registration as a General Practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Fellow of RACGP or ACCRM
  • Broad based experience in primary health care appropriate to working in a rural/remote location
  • An understanding and commitment to the principles of Aboriginal community control of primary health care delivery

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.

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

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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$250,000 - AU$280,000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Job Type:

GP

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