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GP Locum - Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation - Tennant Creek

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Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation are currently seeking a GP Locum with specialist registration to provide locum services from 6th January 2020 for 4-6 weeks. Currently working in the clinic are three full-time general practitioners, four registered nurses, six Aboriginal health workers, three allied health professionals, two community liaison officers and several administration staff.

This opportunity will be working primarily in men's health. Must be comfortable working with male patients.

Available equipment: a defibrillator, IV cannulas, slit lamp, laryngoscope, ET tubes, point of care HbA1c testing, ostra-osseous needle, ACR testing, tympanic thermometer, orthopaedic plaster or fibreglass, and paediatric and baby ventilation masks.

Daily rate of pay:

$1400 per day


6 January 2020 4 - 6 week placement opportunity.

Transport and accommodation

All transport from the nearest major airport to and from a location is arranged by NT PHN. Accommodation and vehicle will be provided by the health service.

Patient record systems: This clinic uses Communicare. Orientation will be provided.

Eligibility to apply

Must have current non-restricted registration by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and fellowship of RACGP or ACRRM.


Anyinginyi is located in Tennant Creek approximately 700km south of Katherine and 500km north of Alice Springs. Tennant Creek has a population of just over 3100 people, with 1100 people identifying as indigenous. In the town there is a primary school and high school, and two daycare facilities. It has a large sized supermarket, post office, gymnasium, town swimming pool, several pubs and clubs, several good restaurants and many other tourist attractions. Popular tourist attractions include Lake Mary Anne Dam located 5km north of Tennant Creek which has water in it year-round, Battery Hill Mining Centre, Nyinkka Nyunyu Cultural Centre, the Devil's Marbles 100km south of Tennant Creek and Wycliffe Well the UFO capital of Australia located 130km south of Tennant Creek. There is also plenty of walking and cycling trails, camping and fishing spots, and 4WD tracks.

Climatic conditions throughout the region are semi-arid. Mean daily temperatures range between 23 degrees in June and 39 degrees in December. Annual average rainfall is between 600mm in the north and 300mm in the south. Rainfall is seasonal with 95 percent falling between November and April.

Telstra phone and internet coverage is available in Tennant Creek.

For a confidential discussion about this excellent opportunity, contact Lauren Golotta, Locum Coordinator:

08 8982 1011

Photo: Camping overnight at Devils Marbles

Mandatory credit: Don Skirrow/Tourism NT

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