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Remote General Practitioner – Miwatj Health – Galiwin’ku NT

  • Opportunity to live and work in stunning East Arnhem Land
  • Flexible fly in fly out options/job share or Live in Community
  • Make a real impact to the health care in a remote Indigenous Community
  • Use and enhance your emergency medicine skills

Miwatj Health are currently seeking passionate General Practitioners to join their Galiwin’ku clinic, based in East Arnhem Land.

Why Miwatj Health?

Miwatj Health share a passion for the rich history of the Yolngu culture and a commitment to ensure that the work they are doing is instrumental in ensuring self-determination for Indigenous peoples. Miwatj ensure every decision made helps empower Yolngu people to take control of their lives and direct their own futures.

What’s in it for you?

A competitive base salary of $280,000 per annum plus super is on offer and a comprehensive range of benefits including:

  • Flexible fly in fly out options/ job share or Live in Community
  • Salary Sacrificing Package of up to $15,900pa plus a further $2,650 on Meals and Entertainment
  • 6 weeks annual leave with 17% leave loading
  • 10% Superannuation
  • Generous Professional development and study leave
  • Regular airfares in and out of the remote location and fares out leave in addition to annual leave
  • Housing, utility packages and relocation assistance

What’s the role?

This position is responsible to provide medical services to the population served by Miwatj Health. This will include the management of acute and chronic conditions and assistance with the delivery and promotion of primary health care.

You will be working closely with an Aboriginal workforce which is critical to Miwatj client’s success. You’ll be committed to finding the best way to communicate with clients and your new team in order to provide great care in sometimes uncertain circumstances.

Is this the right role for you?

Before you apply, we need you to have:

  • Medical Practitioner’s Specialist GP Registration with AHPRA
  • Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, values and beliefs
  • Demonstrated skills and ability to communicate sensitively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from different cultural backgrounds
  • Extensive experience in General Practice
  • Previous experience in a community or Clinical and Primary Health Care Service

NT PHN/RWA NT Incentives:

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. For further information regarding these opportunities, contact the recruitment and retention team.

To find out 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:

Up to AU$280,000 per annum
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Job Type:

GP

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

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