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GP Locum - Central Australian Aboriginal Congress - Ntaria

  • $1200 per day
  • Location Hermannsberg
  • Minimum 2-3 week placements

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The Role

Central Australian Aboriginal Congress are currently seeking an experienced solo general practitioner locum for their Ntaria Clinic in Hermannsburg, Alice Springs to assist whilst recruiting permanently to this role. Currently working across the clinic is a solo general practitioner, and 4 registered nurses, 3 aboriginal health workers. There is also a podiatrist, dietician and dentist on site. Aboriginal Health experience is essential. Ntaria was previously the old Strehlow Memorial hospital, which was opened in 1955. It was extensively renovated in 1999 to make it more functional as a community health centre with separate areas for men and women.

Dates

Available now for minimum of 2 weeks- up to 3 months. Key dates required through December 2019 - January 2020.

Conditions

Monday to Friday - 08:30am to 4:30pm

Transportation and Accommodation

Accommodation provided and is suitable to bring young family or pets. A gated property in the community that is located one hour out of Alice Springs Town Centre.

All transport from the nearest major airport to and from your location is arranged by NT PHN. Accommodation and vehicle will be provided on placement by the health service (limited after hours access of vehicle).

Patient Record System

This Clinic currently uses PCIS. Orientation will be provided if necessary.

Available equipment:

  • defibrillator
  • IV cannulas
  • speculite
  • point of care HbA1c testing
  • paediatric and baby ventilation masks.

Eligibility to Apply

Must have current non-restricted registration by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and general practice specialistion is essential.

Location

Famously known for Uluru, the Red Centre region of Central Australia is a desert environment with mainly dry hot summers and cool dry winters. The area draws tourist interest due to the town of Alice Springs and the impressive natural attractions in the area such as Palm Valley National Park, the West MacDonnell Ranges, the Finke Gorge and popular events such as the Camel Cup. ‘The Alice’ is the second largest town in the Territory with more than 25.000 people calling it home. The town has all the amenities one needs, with shopping malls, schools and recreational activities available.

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

t 08 8982 1011

locum@ntphn.org.au


Photo: Ormiston Gorge, West MacDonnell National Park

Mandatory credit: Shaana McNaught/Tourism NT

 

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