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GP: Alexandra

  • : RWAV (Rural Workforce Agency - Victoria)
  • : 04-Jun-2018
  • : Alexandra VIC 3714

Position Description:

  • DWS

  • RRMA5 – Eligible for A1 Medicare rebate

  • Busy Practice

  • Flexible hours

  • Relocation grant available

Role:

GP  to commence work in a full-time capacity and build your rapport by attending to the loyal and existing patient base.

The practice will provide the successful GP with a detailed orientation and induction, plus ongoing mentorship. The GP and family will be supported to settle into a welcoming community with assistance accessing accommodation, schools and community services.

The practice has VMO rights to Alexandra and District Hospital as well as a requirement to join the On Call 1 – 8 roster.

Essential Criteria:

  • AHPRA Registration – General or Specialist GP

  • Australian health system experience (hospital or general practice)

  • Accident and emergency skills

 The Package:

  • 60-70% (dependant of experience)

  • Relocation grant up to $10,000 available (subject to eligibility)

  • Mentoring available

  • Eligible for the 5 Year Scheme

Practice Details:

This is an accredited, fully computerized teaching practice. You will be joining one other doctor currently working in facility with four consulting rooms. The clinic is supported by a practice manager, practice nurse, diabetic educator and a dietitian. The well-equipped treatment room provides equipment for minor procedures, ECG’s, pain relief with Tens Machines.

Practice hours are Monday to Friday 9 am – 5 pm. No weekend work is required. The demographics are largely aged care and the practice provides inpatient services to Alexandra and District Hospital and a nursing home facility.

The Alexandra District Hospital provides acute, A&E, surgical and outpatient specialist services.

The Location:

Alexandra is a picturesque town located near the Goulburn River and Lake Eildon, and surrounded by rich pastoral land, mountains and forests. The town is an important hub for the surrounding communities offering a selection of facilities. Alexandra has good schooling from pre-school through secondary.

The district is a fashionable retreat for artisans and craftspeople and the local weekend market displays and sells their wares. It is also a popular weekend and holiday destination for Melbournians wishing to enjoy a relaxing break in the beautiful hilly country and visit the Lake Eildon National Park. Close enough to Melbourne to access the city’s cultural life and amenities; it is increasing in popularity as a retirement destination.

 

S19AB Eligibility:

Yes

ROMPS Eligibility:

Yes

After Hours/On-call:

Yes

VMO Rights:

Yes

Registration Requirements:

AHPRA General or Specialist GP

Solo or Group Practice:

Solo

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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GP: Alexandra
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