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GP Locum: Horsham ACCHS

  • : RWAV (Rural Workforce Agency - Victoria)
  • : 06-Jun-2018
  • : Horsham VIC 3400

Position Description:

  • General practitioner sessions only

  • Aboriginal health experience

Dates required: 2 July – 28 September 2018

Practice hours: Monday – Thursdays or Tuesdays – Thursdays 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Fees: $550 per session ( Negotiable), accommodation provided and reasonable travel fees paid.

Role: Experienced locum required to cover GP sessions only, at this two bulk-bill Aboriginal health clinic. You will work alongside another GP and be well supported by a full time nurse, Aboriginal health worker and administration staff.  Very well managed clinic and supportive environment. Appointments are 20 minutes or longer with an average patient load of 15- 20 per day.

Practice Details:

Goolum Goolum Aboriginal Co-operative is a Community Controlled Aboriginal Organisation delivering a broad range of culturally sensitive and appropriate medical, allied health and social services to the Local Koori Community in the Wimmera and Western Grampians Regions of Victoria. The general practice is a fully computerised accredited facility that provides access to a range of secondary health services such as physiotherapy, podiatry, dietetics, diabetes education, speech therapy, a maternal child health nurse, a community health nurse, family counselling and occupational therapy. Visiting specialists support the local medical staff to ensure professional and committed quality health care for the surrounding communities.

About Horsham: Horsham has a population of 13,500 and is the Wimmera Region’s capital. Horsham is an ideal base for visiting surrounding natural attractions such as Mt. Arapiles-Tooan State Park, Little Desert National Park and the Northern Grampians. Go rock climbing on the world famous Mt. Arapiles and capture the sunsets that can be seen on the vast flat plains of the Wimmera and the Northern Grampians. Horsham boasts one of the finest golf courses outside metropolitan Melbourne, and is featured among the top public courses in Australia. Other sporting facilities and clubs are equally as good. Horsham has excellent shopping precincts, good selection of eateries and is home to a renowned dynamic arts community and regional art gallery.

After Hours/On-call:

Not required

VMO Rights:

Not required

Computer Software:

Medical Director

Patient load:

15 - 30 minute appointments

Solo or Group Practice:


Accommodation Provided:

Self-contained unit provided

Travel Costs Covered:

Travel fees paid

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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