General Practitioner NPA Injinoo
- : Health Workforce Queensland
- : 25-Sep-2017
- : Cairns QLD 4870
General Practitioner - NPA Injinoo
The Northern Peninsula Area consists of 5 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities (Bamaga, Injinoo, New Mapoon, Seisia and Umagico) located at the tip of the Cape York approximately 1000km north of Cairns. The town has a range of services and amenities including 3 supermarkets, pharmacy, gym, pool, restaurants and tavern. There is also 2 primary school campuses and a high school campus providing education for children from pre-prep to Year 12.
NPA Family and Community Services is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Organisation providing a range of health, social and children services to the residents of the NPA. The GP Clinic based at Injinoo services the residents of all 5 communities with a focus on preventative health and chronic disease management. Currently we rely on locum GP services with the GP operating in solo practice during their time at the clinic but we are seeking a permanent doctor on a 3, 6 or 12 month contract. GPs at the clinic are supported by a range of administration and clinical staff
After Hours requirements:
There are no afterhours requirements
Ideally we are seeking a candidate with Chronic Disease Management and who is willing to work in line with the existing policies and procedures of the centre. While previous experience operating in an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community is welcomed, it is not crucial. There is a very attractive package on offer for the successful candidate dependent on experience inclusive of above award leave entitlements, subsidised accommodation and flight entitlements.
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