General Practitioner – Doctors at Palmerston – Palmerston

  • Bulk and private billing options available – up to 65% of billing
  • Strong patient caseload with registered nurse support
  • Ability to specialise in your area of interest within an urban scope

The Practice

Doctors at Palmerston offers a newly refurbished clinic located in the Palmerston Shopping Centre with plenty of parking and shopping facilities. Practice opening hours are Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm and Saturday 9am to 3pm with the intention to operate on a seven day per week basis given the volume of both scheduled and walk in patients.

This mixed billing practice has become successful in a short time mainly due to the presence of dedicated doctors who provide quality pro-active care. The successful candidate will be supported by two reception/administrative staff along with a registered nurse with three consulting rooms and one surgical room.

The Role

Knowledge sharing is provided by an accredited Royal Australian College of General Practice (RACGP) supervising general practitioner (GP) who attends the clinic on a part time basis. Doctors at Palmerston foster a mentality of holistic patient care where follow up treatment and support has assisted in the establishment and reputation of successful chronic disease management, skin care management and psychological care. For the right candidate, the practice is open to multiple specialisations however would be particularly interested in GPs with an interest and practice in women’s health. Salary will be based on percentage of billing and the successful candidate will join a collaborative team environment in which weekend rotations are essential.

Essential Criteria

  • cover letter addressing experience, specialisation and interests, availability and strengths that can be brought to the role
  • must have current non-restricted registration by the Australian Health Practitioner Agency (AHPRA) and a general practice specialisation is essential
  • up to date CV detailing full experience
  • contact details for at least two referees.

For a confidential discussion about this excellent opportunity, contact our recruitment and retention team:

t 08 8982 1010

e recruitment@ntphn.org.au

Incentives

Northern Territory PHN (NT PHN) offers support and financial assistance to health professionals who are relocating to the Northern Territory (NT) or moving within the NT to a greater remoteness area classification for the purposes of employment. For further information regarding these opportunities, contact a NT PHN Senior Recruitment Coordinator.

Location

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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