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GP - Trans and Gender Diverse Health

Your Community Health

GP - Trans and Gender Diverse Health
  • Full time, fixed term position
  • Reservoir location
  • Provide high quality general practice medical care to the TGD community
  • Be part of a purpose-driven organisation committed to community development and a social model of health
  • Make a meaningful contribution to the health, wellbeing and dignity for all people in northern Melbourne
  • Attractive salary packaging and highly flexible work arrangements
About us
Your Community Health provides a comprehensive range of medical, dental and allied health services and support programs to anyone, through a combination of outreach, client-based and centre-based activities. Our purpose is to enable health, wellbeing and dignity for all people in northern Melbourne by providing responsive and accessible services. We provide priority access to those most at risk of health inequalities and those that may face barriers to accessing traditional health services.

About the role
Your Community Health is seeking an enthusiastic General Practitioner - Trans and Gender Diverse Health, to join the Medical Services team.

The General Practitioner will work as part of a unique and exciting health initiative; providing LGBTIQ+ inclusive health care, with a focus on Trans and Gender Diverse affirmative health care services that reflect and serve the needs of community.

Your passion and commitment will see you provide quality primary care, sexual health and gender affirming medical services for people who identify as LGBTIQ+, including:
  • Mental health
  • Sexual health
  • Hormone management
  • Preventative health care and chronic disease management
  • As the primary provider, support patients to initiate hormone therapy
Mentoring and additional training in LGBTIQ+ inclusive and Trans and Gender Diverse affirmative health care is provided.

To be successful in this role, you will have:
  • AHPRA registration
  • A commitment to the principles of community development, volunteerism and participatory management of community based organisations.
  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of general practice and/or sexual health medical services.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the delivery of medical services and client care using a holistic, patient centred approach.
  • Demonstrated ability to:
    • provide medically related information to clients within a model of empowerment and personal development.
    • participate in research and clinical trials, including data collection processes and data analysis.
    • work with a multi-disciplinary team
  • A demonstrated commitment to the implementation of human rights and social justice principles, to industrial democracy and respect for people in the workplace.
  • Well-developed communication skills, including the capacity to successfully build relationships and manage challenging situations
What is on offer
With fantastic management to support you, you will join a dedicated, supportive and talented multidisciplinary team of General Practitioners, Peer Navigators and Practice Nurses. We are committed to professional development and value work-life balance. Our clinic is in a great location in Preston, with onsite parking, close to shops and cafes.

How to apply
For more information regarding this role please refer to the position description.

Applications must address the selection criteria contained in the position description as part of the cover letter, and must be submitted directly at our recruitment hub at:
http://yourcommunityhealth.recruitmenthub.com.au/Vacancies & enter ref code: 5763164.

For further enquiries contact: Alaa Bondok, Manager Medical Services on 0438 541 289 or Keegan Crow, Director Primary Care on 0406 663 947

Your Community Health is an Equal Opportunity and Child Safe employer who supports inclusiveness and diversity. We are dedicated to attracting and retaining people from a diverse background, including but not limited to, those identifying as LGBTIQ, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people from cultural and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, and people with a disability.
 

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General PractitionersYour Community Health
Location Melbourne
Job Reference Number 5763164
Classification General Practitioners
Sub Classification General Practitioners
Job Type Full Time
Closing Date 07-02-2022

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