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General Practitioner – Arnhem Family Medical Clinic – Nhulunbuy - NT

The Practice

Arnhem Allied Health Centre is very pleased to provide a private GP Practice to the community of Nhulunbuy, on the Gove Peninsula. Our medical practice is made up of a friendly and professional team of receptionists, doctors and nurses dedicated to caring for our community. As a diverse team of skilled medical professionals with broad experience in many different areas, we are pleased to offer a wide range of specialised primary care services to our patients including, a one-stop health hub, gym and we are a rehabilitation provider.

Our services include: Antenatal Care, Audiometry, Chronic Disease Management, Contraception, Diabetic care, Drug and Alcohol Screening, Drivers Licence Medicals, DVA, Ear Syringing, ECG, Flu vaccinations, General Medical care, Implanon insertions, Indigenous Health, Infectious Illness and Disease, Injections, Men’s Health, Mental Health, Minor Surgery & Procedures, Occupational Health care, Pap Smear, Postnatal Care, Pre-Employment Medicals, Prostate examination, Skin Cancer checks, Skin Cancer treatment, Spirometry, Travel Health, Weight Management, Women’s Health, Workcover Wound Management, DVA, Pension, health care card holders and children 15 years or younger are bulk billed. 

The Role

Being an experienced General Practitioner who is passionate about delivering the best quality care, whilst being able to use the tools provided for best health outcomes, Arnhem Family Medical Clinic is an ideal location to practice. Working through an associate basis, will allow flexibility for a full work/life balance, whilst making a difference in a patient’s life.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide comprehensive primary health care clinical consultations
  • Provide services courteously and respectfully, being culturally aware of clients practices and beliefs
  • Consult and collaborate with colleagues to provide optimal care
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of and compliance with all relevant legislation and common law obligations
  • Demonstrated patient-focused approach in service provision with genuine empathy and interest in their needs
  • Develop and maintain relationships with other Health Professionals practising at the Clinic
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

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

  • AHPRA Registration as Medical Practitioner – General Registration
  • Current resume detailing skills and experience
  • Demonstrated experience providing quality GP healthcare
  • Verified Medical Degree
  • Manual Driver’s License
  • Current Police Clearance and NT Working with Children Ochre Card or willingness to obtain

DESIRED CRITERIA

  • Experience in Obstetrics and Aboriginal Health an advantage

BENEFITS AND INCENTIVES 

  • 55-65% of consultation billings
  • Accommodation provided
  • Work life balance/flexibility
  • Full administration support
  • Fully equipped consultation rooms
  • All medical equipment provided
  • Medical consumables provided
  • Work with a collaborative team of Health Professionals

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

NTPHN Incentives

Northern Territory PHN (NT PHN) 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: Arnhem Land Region

Nhulunbuy is located in north east Arnhem Land where the Gulf of Carpentaria meets the Arafura Sea. The climate in Arnhem Land is tropical, with two distinct seasons: the wet and the dry. The area is great for fishing and it is argued that this area offers some of the best fishing and oldest Aboriginal rock art in the world. Nhulunbuy is the central hub of the region and is well facilitated with amenities such as schools, a supermarket, markets and a veriet of recreational activities and sports clubs. The main town was purpose built in the 1960s for the mining industry and has a population of just under 4000, however the Yolgnu Aboriginal people, one of the largest Indigenous groups in Australia, have lived in the region for at least 40,000 years. The Yolngu people are famous for their bark paintings and traditional Aboriginal culture.

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