The Ramingining Health service has recently transitioned to Miwatj Health Aboriginal Corporation. 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. Miwatj is currently seeking an experienced specialist general practitioner locum for the Ramingining Health Centre. This is also a permanent opportunity and a great opportunity to explore the role.
About the Clinic
This is a solo GP clinic, with one clinic manager, two registered nurses, one Aboriginal health worker, one Aboriginal community worker, one administration officer and two drivers/cleaners.
Immediate need – January 2020
3 week placements up to 3 months.
New daily rate -$1400 per day
Ramingining 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 Ramingining is approximately 800, including smaller outstations. Recreational facilities in Ramingining 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 Ramingining.
Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm. Locum is not required to work weekends and public holidays or provide on-call services.
Transport and accommodation
All transport from the nearest major airport to and from your location is arranged by RWA NT. A free standing house or single occupancy demountable will be provided by the health service. Facilities in the accommodation include a microwave, fridge, oven and stove, washing machine and air-conditioner.
Patient record system
This clinic uses Communicare. Prior experience with Communicare highly desired. Orientation to a clinical system will be provided if required.
Eligibility to apply
Must have current non-restricted registration by the Australian Health Practitioner Agency (AHPRA) and a general practice specialisation is essential.
Previous experience working in indigenous health is a must.
For a confidential discussion about this excellent opportunity, contact Lauren Golotta, Locum Coordinator:
t 08 8982 1011
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