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GP Locum – Congress – Santa Teresa

  • $1800 per day
  • Central Australia – Santa Teresa
  • Dates from 24 October to 30 December 2022
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Central Australian Aboriginal Congress are currently seeking an experienced solo GP Locum for their Santa Teresa Clinic to provide leave cover for the resident GP.

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.

The Clinic

This clinic is based in the dry community of Santa Teresa located 80 km outside of Alice Springs Town Centre. It is essential you have cultural safety skills, knowledge of aboriginal health and chronic disease management. Working across this clinic is also the Practice Manager, reception, 3 registered nurses and 4 Aboriginal health workers.

The health service is operated by Ltyentye Apurte Community Government Council which is auspiced by Central Australian Aboriginal Congress (CAAC). The clinic is located centrally in the community, in a large building originally built in 1974 as a fully equipped hospital.

What’s in it for you?

  • $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
  • $400 payment for public holiday days not worked

Dates Available

  • 24 October to 30 December 2022
  • Minimum 3 week placement

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 to Friday 8:30am – 4.30 pm

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

NT PHN/RWA NT also have permanent opportunities available in Aboriginal Medical Services and Private Practices across the NT.

Please visit our NT PHN website to see how to make your Territory Locum experience into your own permanent adventure!

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.

For more information about this excellent 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:

$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