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General Practitioner: Yackandandah

  • : RWAV (Rural Workforce Agency - Victoria)
  • : 02-Jun-2018
  • : Yackandandah VIC 3749

Position Description:

  • DWS

  • RRMA5 – Eligible for A1 Medicare Rebate

  • Flexible hours

  • Established practice

  • Mentoring available

Role

The medical centre is seeking a part-time GP for a minimum of two – three days per week. The hours of work are negotiable. There is also a possibility to increase your hours in a neighbouring town for an additional 2 days per week.

The successful GP will be well supported with an induction and orientation that will ensure a smooth transition to the practice and to the friendly and welcoming community. Ongoing mentorship with our current procedural GP, who has had supervision roles within the region, is provided.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Current AHPRA registration – General or Specialist

  • Australian GP experience

  • Australian hospital experience

  • Advanced Life Support Skills

The Package

  • 60-70% of Medicare billings (dependant on experience)

  • After hours and on call paid by the local hospital

  • 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)

  • Comprehensive orientation

Practice Details:

The practice is located on the Yackandandah Health site within a beautiful garden. It is a computerised teaching practice with two consulting rooms and a treatment room where services such as ECGs, immunisations, 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.

Yackandandah Health has a modern aged care facility with 67 residential aged care places, including respite accommodation.  The RAC facility is fully accredited and rated as the premier facility in the Shire.

Yackandandah Health is a community owned, public benevolent, not for profit organisation where good old-fashioned country values and standards are paramount. The practice supports the Health Service and aged care residents. The Health Service is presently undertaking a redevelopment which when completed will see a number of community services offered from the site.  Major regional hospitals in the nearby large regional centres of Wangaratta and Albury – Wodonga provide quality care and support to communities in the area.

Fully computerised and AGPAL accredited practice.

Practice Software: Medical Director

Practice hours are Monday to Friday: 9:00am – 4:30pm.

Yackandandah, with a population of 1811 is one of Australia’s prettiest villages with National Trust classification. Set among the hills of North East Victoria, Yackandandah is perfectly situated within the region. Close to the ski fields of Falls Creek and Mt Buffalo as well the world-renowned wineries of North East Victoria, Yackandandah is a lifestyle choice.  Whether it is enjoying the outdoors with the many cycling trails and bush walks or taking in the history of nearby towns such as Beechworth, Chiltern, Rutherglen, Bright, Myrtleford and Mt Beauty, Yackandandah has lots to offer. The King Valley, Albury/Wodonga, and Lake Hume are all within an hour’s drive with the Albury airport providing services to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

 

S19AB Eligibility:

Yes

ROMPS Eligibility:

Yes

After Hours/On-call:

Not Required

VMO Rights:

Optional

Computer Software:

Medical Director

Solo or Group Practice:

Group Practice

 

Regional Information 

Situated in the north and north-east of Victoria this stunning region is highly valued for offering a rural lifestyle close to Melbourne but with the peace and tranquility of country living.

There are plenty of recreational opportunities on the banks of the Goulburn River and the rich agricultural land surrounding Wangaratta yields gourmet produce and world class wines. The nearby alpine ranges are a playground for skiers in winter and fishing, bushwalking and cycling are popular in the summertime.

Key features:

  • Lake Mulwala

  • Murray River

  • Kosciuszko National Park

  • Major towns: Shepparton-Mooroopna, Mildura, Bendigo, Echuca

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