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GP Locum – Katherine West Health Board – Lajamanu NT

  • Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service
  • 6 week FIFO rotation ongoing from July 2022
  • $1400 per day
  • Permanent FIFO opportunity

Katherine West Health Board are currently seeking experienced GP Locums to cover vacancies for their Lajamanu clinic, for a 6 week FIFO rotation ongoing from July 2022.

There is also a permanent 6 week FIFO opportunity, that will see you eligible to apply for the NT PHN/RWA NT Health Professional Relocation Grant of up to $10,000.

You will also be eligible to apply for the NT PHN/RWA NT Health Workforce Scholarship Program for postgraduate study or one off training event for up to $10,000 per year.

For more information about a locum or permanent opportunity, please contact Barbara on 08 8982 1010.

Clinic Opening Hours

  • 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday.
  • The GP Locum will not be required to do any on call work or P/H

Daily Rate

  • $1400 per day (plus any locum incentives that may be applicable)

Dates

  • 6 week FIFO rotation ongoing from July 2022
  • Permanent FIFO opportunity

Transport and Accommodation

  • All transport from the nearest major airport to and from your location is arranged by NT PHN
  • Accommodation and vehicle will be provided while on placement by the health service
  • The vehicle will be available for use outside of work hours
  • A manual driver’s license and four-wheel drive skills will be required

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Non restricted registration by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and General Practice Specialisation is essential
  • Cultural awareness and experience working with Indigenous patients essential

Location

The community of Lajamanu has a population of approximately 1,000 people. Lajamanu is situated around 560km from Katherine and is approximately 890km from Darwin.

The access road (Buntine Highway) has restricted load limits after heavy rain but is rarely cut. Washouts can occur on Lajamanu Road during the wet season.

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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:

$1400 per day
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Job Type:

GP locum

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