Rural Workforce Agency Northern Territory (RWA NT) are partnering with Miwatj Health Aboriginal Corporation to find a General Practitioner to join their passionate team in their newly established health service in Ramininging NT.
Miwatj Health’s mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of residents of the communities of East Arnhem Land through the delivery of appropriate and comprehensive primary health care and to promote the control by Aboriginal communities of primary health care resources.
Being successful in the role of General Practitioner, you will be able to provide excellent medical services to the population served by Miwatj Health. Managing acute and chronic conditions with a multidisciplinary approach, will be both rewarding, challenging and a life-changing experience. Being able to experience health conditions, you may not have experienced in any other location, will expand your clinical, cultural knowledge and existing skills, whilst delivering your best health care.
Key Responsibilities, but not limited to:
For more detailed information, please see the attached position description
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)
Appointment to the role is dependent on providing the below:
Benefits and Incentives:
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
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.
Ramininging is an idyllic and culturally rich Indigenous community located 550 kilometres east of Darwin in the North East Arnhem region. Home to many outstanding artists and musicians, the population of Ramininging is approximately 800, including smaller outstations. Travel to and from the community can take up to 8 hours by road. Fly Tiwi is a regular air passenger service which operates in and out of Ramininging on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays. In the community, there is a post office (open Monday to Friday, 8am to 4:30pm), primary school, police station, local convenience store (open Monday to Sunday, 9am to 5:30pm), arts centre and community night patrol.
Fresh fruit and vegetables are delivered to the convenience store on Tuesdays. Food orders can also be made online with Woolworths and Coles. It is recommended that visitors bring any speciality or specific food items with them. Ramininging is a dry community, alcohol is strictly prohibited. Recreational facilities in Ramininging include a basketball court, football oval, local swimming holes (no swimming due to crocodiles), fishing, walking trails, 4WD tracks and camping spots. There is also a billabong located 15 kilometres out of town with lots of wildlife. Telstra 3G phone and internet coverage is available in Ramininging. A landline is available in the health service accommodation.
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