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General Practitioner - Care Point Medical Clinic - Casuarina

  • Fulltime opportunity
  • Generous percentage of billings
  • Join a supportive team of health professionals

The Practice:

Rural Workforce Agency Northern Territory (RWA NT) are partnering with Care Point Medical Clinic to find a General Practitioner to join their well-established passionate team in their Casuarina clinic. Being fully AGPAL accredited, Care Point Medical offers an exceptional quality of medical care with a range of services including travel/flu vaccine, immunisation, mental health care management, ECG, Spirometry and Pediatrics. The successful general practitioner will also have a team of specialist Psychiatrists, Pediatrician, Physiotherapist and friendly nursing staff, to draw from and provide excellent healthcare to the residents of Casuarina.

The Role:

The General Practitioner contributes to the smooth and efficient functioning of the practice by providing competent patient-centred care that addresses health needs and promotes wellness. The role will see you perform a range of clinical duties including skilled health assessment, diagnosis and implementation of appropriate treatment plans.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide appropriate care and services to patients of all age ranges and varied health care needs
  • Respond to medical and health problems affecting patients, including taking patient history, diagnosis, investigation, treatment and referrals as necessary
  • Provide management of long-term conditions in line with national guidelines and pathways
  • Prescribe for patients as appropriate to their needs
  • Provide appropriate health promotion and preventative health care advice to all patients
  • Order diagnostic test as required
  • Refer patients to other health providers and specialists as appropriate
  • Record and maintain accurate, adequate and relevant patient records using established practice protocols and computerised medical records system
  • Actively communicate and coordinate with colleagues, specialist services and allied health professionals when sharing patient care
  • Maintain patient and practice confidentiality at all times

Essential Criteria:

To be considered for this opportunity, you must meet the below essential criteria:

Only applicants with full working rights within Australia will be considered (Australian Citizen or Permanent Residents)

  • Current resume with 2 contactable referees
  • Australian recognised medical degree
  • Current general or specialist registration with the Medical Board of Australia
  • Two to five years previous experience in general practice
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills across all ages and social groups
  • Experienced in skin checks and procedures
  • Participation is quality improvement and continuing professional development
  • CPR or ALS certificate, undertaken within the past three years
  • Current medical indemnity cover or ability to obtain
  • Current Police Clearance
  • Current Working with Children (Ochre Card)
  • Current Driver’s License

Desired Criteria:

  • Fellow of RACGP or ACCRM or a recognised equivalent

OVERSEAS TRAINED GP’S

The general practitioner will be required to provide evidence of:

  • Current primary source verification of medical qualifications (EICS verification)
  • Proof of pathway to registration
  • Current RACGP assessment of experience in general practice
  • Current AMC MCQ part 1 and AMC Clinical part 2 test results or AMC certificate
  • Current OET or ILETS test results
  • Eligible for level 3 supervision
  • Proof of right to work in Australia

Benefits and Incentives:

  • Fulltime Opportunity
  • Generous percentage of billings commensurate with experience
  • Family friendly clinic
  • Supportive team of health professionals
  • Bulk Billing
  • Flexible working options
  • Onsite pathology
  • Enjoy living and working in a tropical location, with unique tourist destinations to explore

If you would like to discuss this role further, please contact our Recruitment and Retention Team for a confidential discussion today.

t 08 8982 1010

e recruitment@ntphn.org.au

RWA NT Incentives:

Rural Workforce Agency Northern Territory (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.

The Location:  The Top End

The Top End region is home to Darwin, Australia's only tropical capital city. Darwin is arguably one of Australia's most cosmopolitan cities with a population consisting of more than 60 nationalities. The greater Darwin area has a population of approximately 120,500 people. The city's multicultural mix is highlighted by its many exciting cultural festivals and weekly food and craft markets. There are plenty of activities to keep you entertained including the Deckchair Cinema, sailing, museums and shopping centres as well as being nearby Litchfield National Park for great camping and swimming. The region has a tropical climate with a distinctive dry and wet season.

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