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GP Locum – Miwatj Health – Yirrkala – from December 2021

  • Daily rate $1200
  • Yirrkala – East Arnhem Land
  • Dates from 29 December 2021 to 21 January 2022
  • Minimum 2 week placements

Miwatj Health is currently seeking an experienced specialist general practitioner locum for their Yirrkala Health Centre. This is also a permanent opportunity and a great opportunity to explore the role with a “Try Before You Buy” Locum placement.

Miwatj Health’s mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of residents of the communities of East Arnhem Land through the delivery of appropriate and comprehensive primary health care and to promote the control by Aboriginal communities of primary health care resources.

GPs are able to access additional clinical support by contacting other Miwatj GPs, or contacting Royal Darwin Hospital to discuss cases or clinical issues with the relevant specialist registrar or consultant.

Daily Rate

  • $1200 per day

Clinic Opening Hours:

  • 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday
  • No on call, call outs or public holiday work

Transport and Accommodation

  • All transport from the nearest major airport to and from your location is arranged by NT PHN (conditions apply)
  • Accommodation and vehicle will be provided while on placement by the health service

Patient Record System

  • This clinic uses Communicare

Eligibility to Apply

  • Current non-restricted specialist registration by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Fellow of RACGP or ACCRM
  • General practice specialisation is essential
  • Aboriginal Health experience essential

Yirrkala is on the east coast of the Gove peninsula in north-east Arnhem Land, 25 km south of Nhulunbuy and has a population of around 850 people. Yolngu Matha is the main language in Yirrkala, but there are different dialects. Yolngu (Aboriginal person) is the name of a group of intermarrying clans who live in the three main townships of Milingimbi, Yirrkala and Galiwin’ku and their surrounding homelands, and whose members speak a dialect of one of a number of closely related languages.

There are amazing locations to explore around Yirrkala, including the Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Art Centre and Museum, excellent fishing, stunning sunrises and sunsets to be in awe of.

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:

Negotiable
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Job Type:

GP locum

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