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GP-Locum – Congress-Mutitjulu NT

  • $1800 per day
  • Central Australia – Uluru
  • Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service
  • Dates from 2 August 2022 to 31 December 2022

Central Australian Aboriginal Congress (Congress) provides support and advocacy for Aboriginal people in the struggle for justice and equity.

Congress has expanded to become the largest Aboriginal community-controlled health organisation in the Northern Territory, providing a comprehensive, holistic and culturally-appropriate primary health care service to Aboriginal people living in and nearby Alice Springs, including five remote communities.

Mutitjulu is the name of the small Aboriginal community located inside the boundary of the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, in the shadow of Uluru. It is named after the Mutitjulu waterhole located at the base of Uluru. Central Australian Aboriginal Congress clinic in Mutitjulu requires a specialist GP locum to cover a period of vacancy. This is a rewarding opportunity to work in indigenous health with Uluru as the back drop to your clinic.

The Clinic

Mutijulu Clinic provides services including primary health care, on-call emergency (on call services provided by nurses), women’s health, midwife, mental health, obstetrics and gynaecology. The health centre also receives regular visits from a range of specialists. The team structure when fully staffed is,

  • Manager 1
  • Remote Area Nurses 3
  • Medical Practitioner 1
  • Aboriginal Health Workers 1
  • Aboriginal Community Workers 1
  • Administration Officer 1
  • Drivers/Gardeners/Cleaners 2

Benefits:

  • $1800 per day
  • No on call or weekend work
  • $1000 placement bonus for working 20 days
  • One off travel bonus of $400 for travel outside placement dates
  • Stunning views of Uluru

Dates Required

  • Dates from 2 August 2022 to 31 December 2022
  • 2 week minimum placements

Transport and Accommodation

  • All transport from the nearest major airport to and from a location
  • Accommodation and vehicle will be provided

Clinic Opening Hours

  • Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5pm

Patient Record System

  • This clinic uses Communicare

Eligibility to Apply

  • Must have current non-restricted registration by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and general practice specialisation
  • Previous experience working in Indigenous health

For more information about this excellent opportunity, please contact Barbara on 08 8982 1010.

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:

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Salary:

$1800 per day
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Job Type:

GP locum

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