General Practitioner: Edenhope
- : RWAV (Rural Workforce Agency - Victoria)
- : 02-Jun-2018
- : Edenhope VIC 3318
RRMA5 – Eligible for A1 Medicare Rebate
The medical center is seeking a full-time or part-time GP. The number of sessions, hours of work and after-hours commitments are all fully negotiable. The practice has VMO rights to Edenhope Hospital but no procedural skills are required.
The successful GP will be well supported by an induction and orientation that will ensure a smooth transition to the practice and to the friendly and welcoming community. Ongoing mentorship is also on offer that will allow you to continue to achieve fellowship through either RACGP or ACRRM.
Current AHPRA registration – General or Specialist
Australian General Practice experience – Adequate skill level for Rural medicine
Australian hospital experience
65% of Medicare billings (dependant on experience)
After hours and on call: $150 / weeknight or $250 / weekend + 100% of billings
Relocation support (subject to eligibility)
Eligible for RLRP, RTVS, AGPT and ACRRM Independent Pathway
Ability to support upskilling in interested courses (Subject to availability through RWAV)
This clinic is a computerized AGPAL accredited practice with three consulting rooms and a treatment room where services such as ECGs, immunizations, minor surgery and fracture repairs are performed. Joining one other doctor, you will be supported by a practice nurse and a small administration team. The main patient health issues that impact on the practice are typical for a rural community with an emphasis on age-related problems.
Edenhope Hospital was founded in 1930 and originally occupied a small house. Over the years, after various exciting relocations, additions, renovations, and expansions it has transformed into a large 20-bed acute hospital including hemodialysis and urgent care, Kowree Nursing Home, 18-bed high care, 22-bed low care, and Residential Lakes Hostels are present.
There are registered, radiology trained nurse for out of hours x-rays can be attended to by a nurse and there is a visiting radiology service provided by Bendigo Radiology.
Collection of pathology is made at the hospital with pathology services through Horsham. Most patients requiring specialist care are referred to Mt Gambier, Ballarat, Horsham, Hamilton, and Naracoorte.
The emergency department in Edenhope is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and has trained nurses available.
Practice Software: Medical Director
Practice hours are Monday to Friday: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm.
Located only 30 kilometers from the South Australian border, Edenhope is set on the shores of Lake Wallace, a haven for waterbirds. The town is renowned as the site where, in 1868, Australia’s first all-Aboriginal cricket team trained – their coach was T. W. Wills, who went on to establish Australian Rules football. A cairn in Lake Street honors the achievements of this early cricket team.
Guaranteed Income Period:
Yes - 3 months
Solo or Group Practice:
The spectacular Grampians and Mount Arapiles rise above the vast plains of sheep and wheat in this part of Victoria providing a diverse array of native wildlife, picturesque walking tracks, and breathtaking scenic attractions.
The Great Ocean Road is a must-see – the famous road follows the rugged coast from Melbourne to the South Australian border making for a scenic road trip.
Great Ocean Road
Major towns: Horsham, Ararat, Ballarat, Warrnambool
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