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General Practitioner - Stuart Park Surgery - Stuart Park NT

  • AGPAL accredited clinic
  • Generous percentage of billings
  • Flexible full time or part time sessions

The Practice:

Rural Workforce Agency Northern Territory (RWA NT) are partnering with Stuart Park Surgery to find a general practitioner to work full or part time sessions in their Stuart Park Surgery. Stuart Park Surgery is a long standing clinic in the Top End region, and offers excellent medical services including but not limited to, women’s and men’s health care, antenatal shared care, health assessments, influenza vaccinations, pre-employment medicals, travel advice, worker’s compensation and wound care. Stuart Park Surgery is a mixed-billing practice, and provides quality medical care to their patients by qualified and trained medical professionals.

The Role:

The successful General Practitioner is responsible for providing high quality primary health care services and has experience in all aspects of Australian general practice. The general practitioner works with a passionate team of health professionals to provide excellent quality health care, from newborns to the elderly.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide appropriate care and services to patients of all age ranges and varied health care needs
  • Ability to communicate well and have active listening skills
  • 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
  • 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) and eligible for general AHPRA registration

  • Current resume with 2 contactable referees
  • Australian University medical degree
  • Current general or specialist registration with the Medical Board of Australia
  • Two to five years previous experience in general practice
  • 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
  • Cover letter addressing experience, specialisation and interests, availability and strengths that can be brought to the role

Desired Criteria:

  • Fellow of RACGP or ACCRM

Benefits and Incentives: 

  • Long standing accredited family practice
  • Flexible full or part time working sessions
  • Generous percentage of billings
  • Opportunity to experience tropical diseases, unseen in any other region of Australia
  • Experience a unique tropical lifestyle and have opportunity to explore the NT

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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