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General Practitioner | Elcho Island |Ngalkanbuy Health Centre

Miwatj Health Aboriginal Corporation

Miwatj Health is an Aboriginal community controlled primary health care service based in Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory. We are currently looking at filling a position to complement much needed services aimed at improving the health of local people in Aboriginal communities within the East Arnhem Region.

We are looking to fill a General Practitioner Position whose purpose is to provide medical services to the population served by Miwatj Health. Based in Elcho Island, this will include the management of chronic conditions and assistance with the delivery and promotion of primary health care. This will be on a 12 month fixed term contract.

This position is suited for a GP with an interest, knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal People and their culture. They will have extensive experience in General Practice and a commitment to primary health care. An ability to operate as part of a multi-disciplinary team that is focused on improving the health and welfare of Aboriginal people is a must.

Some of the responsibilities include accepting referrals of patients from other members of the health team, review and follow-up of patients with on-going conditions. Use CIS (Communicare) to identify care needs, initiate recalls and care plans, and document patient consultation and care. Practice according to CARPA guidelines and the Miwatj endorsed protocols for the clinical management of chronic conditions. Maintain strict confidentiality at all times.

GP Package
342k inclusive of:

Base Salary
Motor Vehicle Allowance
Medical Indemnity Insurance
Employer Superannuation Contribution
Travel Assistance
Study and Development Leave
Leave Loading
Combined Study and Professional Development Leave
Relocation & Repatriation
AHPRA Registration
Subsidised Accommodation
Power and Water
Travel and Meal Allowance
 
In addition, your annual leave entitlements will include (but not limited to)
6 weeks annual leave
12 days sick leave
5 days compassionate leave
 
All of the above does not include the Government Incentive plan that you will be paid at the maximum rate available (given our location) of:
 
25k (Yr 1) to 60k (Yr 6)
 
So what are you waiting for? Apply now and you too can be enjoying the work and life balance most remote GPs dream of.

Or want to know more? Please contact Dr Lucas de Toca, Chief Health Officer on 08 8939 1910.

We look forward to hearing from you! 

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General PractitionersMiwatj Health Aboriginal Corporation
Location Northern Territory
Classification General Practitioners
Sub Classification General Practitioners
Job Type Full Time
Closing Date 30-01-2017

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