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GP: Apollo Bay

  • : RWAV (Rural Workforce Agency - Victoria)
  • : 04-Jun-2018
  • : Apollo Bay VIC 3233

Position Description:

  • Housing accommodation available

  • DWS area

  • RRMA5 – eligible for A1 Medicare Rebate

  • Stable population with tourist influx over Summer and Easter

  • Great work environment

Role:

Join a well-established clinic located in one of Victoria’s most popular tourist destinations.  A stable population and an influx of tourists from summer through to Easter, you will build a practice quickly and work across a variety of demographics.

A full time position, supported by one FRACGP, your participation in on-call, urgent care and VMO responsibilities are discretionary.

Support from a practice nurse, experienced administration staff and a practice manager will see you rapidly build a practice within this well-established clinic.

Your outstanding bedside manner and breadth of experience will see you transition seamlessly into the clinic and the wider community.

Essential Criteria

  • Australian GP and Hospital experience preferred

  • AHPRA Registration

  • Accident and emergency skills desirable

Package:

  • 65% of mixed billings

  • Housing assistance

  • $20,000 relocation package

  • Guaranteed income period

  • Other terms of engagement are open to negotiation

Practice details:

This clinic has been servicing the local community for more than ten years and is part of a corporate organisation that operates clinics across Western Victoria and Melbourne.  A GPA accredited clinic, operating Best Practice, consists of two consulting rooms, treatment room and practice nurse room.  The clinic also has the visiting services of a podiatrist, paediatrician and physician on a regular basis.

 

Practice Details:

The clinic holds a strong relationship with the local health service, providing on-call, nursing home and VMO cover.  Access to an Allied health referral network is available through Otway Health with occupational therapy, physiotherapy, diabetes educator, social worker and community nursing readily accessible.

The main patient demographics that the clinic attends to are families, women’s health, Diabetes and Chronic Disease Management; though over the tourist influx this will spread to cover a lot more.  Support and assistance is available to you with your transition and the clinic will endeavour to make the move and introductions and seamless as possible.

Practice hours are Monday to Friday, 9.00am – 5.30pm.  Saturday morning clinic operates over the summer months.

Located at the foothills of the Otway’s, Apollo Bay is on Victoria’s scenic coastal route, the Great Ocean Road. A popular tourist destination, Apollo Bay offers both swimming and surf beaches, as well as a large boat harbour and marina that is home to a major fishing fleet. The rolling green hills of the Otway’s provide a scenic backdrop when viewed from the beach, foreshore and shops.  The beach is a focus for activity all year round whether swimming in the clear water, sea kayaking with local seals, deep-sea fishing, learning to surf, or horse riding along the beach at sunset. The Great Ocean Walk stretches 104 kms from Apollo Bay to within sight of the magnificent 12 Apostles. Weave through beautiful National Parks, walk deserted beaches and gaze over pristine marine sanctuaries.

Click here for further information about Apollo Bay

 

S19AB Eligibility:

DWS

ROMPS Eligibility:

Yes

fter Hours/On-call:

Discretionary

VMO Rights:

Discretionary

Guaranteed Income Period:

Yes

Registration Requirements:

Able to provide level 3 supervision

Accreditation:

AGPAL

Computer Software:

Best Practice

Solo or Group Practice:

Group Practice

 

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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Job Title
GP: Apollo Bay
Start timeframe
Immediately
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RWAV (Rural Workforce Agency - Victoria)
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Job Reference
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Australian Health Practitioner Registration
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Apollo Bay VIC 3233
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