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General Practitioner: Yarriambiack

  • : RWAV (Rural Workforce Agency - Victoria)
  • : 02-Jun-2018
  • : Warracknabeal VIC 3393

Position Description:

 

  • Busy clinic with an existing patient base

  • DWS

  • RRMA5 – Eligible for A1 Medicare Rebate and reduction in moratorium

  • Strong support and mentoring

Role:

You will be joining a long-standing and highly reputable GP clinic attached to the local health service.  Working in a full-time capacity, you will be completing up to 10 sessions / week and participating in an on-call / after-hours roster with the incumbent GP’s.  This roster will see you participate 1 in 3.  You will also hold VMO rights to the local health service and conduct rounds when required.

The practice will provide you with a detailed orientation and induction program to assist you and your family to settle into the practice and the community at large.  You will be afforded ongoing support and mentoring from a strong team of Vocationally Registered GP’s who will help you with your professional growth and development.

Essential Criteria:

  • Limited registration level 3-4 supervision, General or specialist.

  • Australian GP or hospital experience preferred

Package:

For your dedication to the patients and the community, you will receive:

  • Percentage of mixed billings reflecting your experience in Australian General Practice

  • Extra payment for on-call

  • Guaranteed income period

Practice Details:

This well-established, fully computerised practice has been providing trusted care and  quality medical services to the local community for over 22 years.   Attached to the local Health Services and servicing a catchment population of over 4,500; the practice focusses on supporting their patients to be healthy and live a full life.  An accredited, computerised practice, currently comprising of 2 GP’s and visiting specialists; Doctors are supported in practice by four receptionists, Practice Manager, 1 Enrolled Nurse, 1 Registered Nurse and visiting Allied Health Specialists.  You will have access to a treatment room where services such as minor surgeries, suturing, vaccinations and general ‘lumps and bumps’ procedures are performed.  Pathology services are coordinated daily and  along with a diabetic educator, and an asthma nurse, Australian Hearing service, Australian Cardiac Diagnostic Service for Echo ultrasounds monthly.

Practice hours are Monday to Friday from 09:00 – 17:30.  Incumbent GP’s will participate in providing after-hours / on-call services to the local Health Service and will participate in a oncall roster.

The local Health Service has podiatrists, speech therapists, physiotherapists, exercise physiologists, visiting ENT surgeon who work closely with the clinic.  Bendigo X-Ray works 3 days a week next to the clinic.

In 2012, a prestigious award was given to the local Nursing home for Innovation in Dementia Care at the Victoria Public Heathcare Awards.  The incumbent Doctors contribute to care at this nursing home and assist in ongoing research.

The town of Warracknabeal is situated between Horsham and Hopetoun in the north-west of the state.  The attractive Yarriambiack Creek flows through Warracknabeal, lined with river gums and populated with water birds. There are several footbridges across the creek and a boat ramp off Craig Avenue. A flora and fauna park is located on a sweeping bend of the creek at the northern end of Scott Street and it includes BBQ and picnic areas, a playground and native animals housed in large enclosures.

Warracknabeal is 340 km or almost 4 hours from Melbourne.  The closest regional town is Horsham which is just 35 minutes away.  VLine train services run to the area daily.

 

S19AB Eligibility:

Yes

ROMPS Eligibility:

Yes

After Hours/On-call:

Yes

VMO Rights:

Yes

Guaranteed Income Period:

Yes

Accreditation:

AGPAL

Solo or Group Practice:

Solo

 

Regional Information 

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.

Key features:

  • Great Ocean Road

  • Otway Ranges

  • Grampians

  • Major towns: Horsham, Ararat, Ballarat, Warrnambool

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General Practitioner: Yarriambiack
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