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Remote General Practitioner – Sunrise Health Service

  • Attractive base salary of up to $280,000
  • FIFO opportunity
  • Remote Katherine Region

Why Sunrise Health Service?

Sunrise Health Service (Sunrise) has been operating since 2003 and is the second largest Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation in the Northern Territory.

Sunrise services 9 remote communities to the east of Katherine and serves a population base of approximately 3,800 people – many with chronic illnesses requiring early detection and amelioration.

What’s in it for you?

  • Attractive base salary of up to $280,000
  • 6 weeks leave, and up to 10 days study leave, per year
  • Vehicle for work and personal use
  • Annual housing allowance while in Katherine
  • Not for profit salary packaging benefits
  • Annual flight back to point of hire
  • Opportunity for Workforce Incentive Program (WIP) – Doctor Stream in MM6 and MM7 regions, providing access to annual additional MBS payments of up to $35K in urban and $60K in rural locations
  • Eligible to apply for the NT PHN/RWA NT Health Workforce Scholarship Program for post graduate study
  • Opportunity to apply for the NT PHN/RWA NT Health Professional Relocation Grant

What’s the role?

The role involves direct provision of General Practice Services, support for and sharing of skills with other team members and participation in key primary health care initiatives and community consultation.

What will you be doing?

  • Support and provide primary and emergency medical care in a remote health team, including case management of chronic illness
  • Collaboration with other primary health care providers
  • Participate as a member of a multi-disciplinary team of primary health care professionals
  • Support health screening, surveillance programs and other public health activities including health promotion programs

What do you need to apply?

  • Specialist registration as a General Practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Fellow of RACGP or ACCRM
  • Broad based experience in primary health care appropriate to working in a rural/remote location
  • An understanding and commitment to the principles of Aboriginal community control of primary health care delivery
  • Ability to travel in light aircraft or four-wheel drive and overnights stays to SHS’s remote communities

The Town of Katherine is situated 320 kilometres south-east of Darwin on the beautiful Katherine River, and often called the ‘Crossroads of the North’ as it is located on the junction of the Stuart Highway linking with the north and south and the Victoria Highway to Western Australia.

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:

AU$250,000 - 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