GP Locum: Tallangatta
- : RWAV (Rural Workforce Agency - Victoria)
- : 06-Jun-2018
- : Tallangatta VIC 3700
GP sessions with optional aged care VMO rounds
Fly in fly out opportunity
Required dates: Wednesday 19 to Wednesday 26 September ( 3 days each week) or Wednesday 26 September to Wed 03 October 2018. (3 days each week)
Practice Hours: Monday- Fridays 8:30 am – 5:00 pm.
Fees: Negotiable session fee, plus travel costs covered and house walking distance to shops and clinic is provided. Flights to Albury can be arranged if required and car provided.
Role: Locum required to cover GP sessions with acute rounds (hospital) and aged care rounds to occur, however no-on call or after hours. The in-patient profile includes general sub-acute medical and palliative care, post-operative and rehabilitation. The locum will be well supported by the practice nurse and support staff and the second part-time GP.
The Tallangatta Medical Centre services the town and surrounding communities based in the Towong Shire catchment area including: Mitta Mitta, Eskdale, and Dartmouth, Bethanga, Talgarno and surrounding districts . The clinic has two consulting rooms, a treatment room and is co-located on the Tallangatta Health Service (THS) site. The THS is a public funded facility comprising of 16 sub-acute beds and 51 aged care beds – a mixture of high and low care. A good range of Allied health, community based services and home and community care services are available. A triage service for after-hours emergencies is provided with patients needing urgent care transferred to the 24-hour emergency service in Albury-Wodonga.
About Tallangatta: Tallangatta township (population 1,000), nestled on the banks of the Lake Hume in the foothills of the Great Dividing Range of North Eastern Victoria, is an attractive rural town of 1950’s architecture. The town is surrounded by picturesque valleys and small villages. There is easy access to the some of the best waterways in Australia and the town is close to many renowned wineries. It is well serviced with vibrant and active sporting clubs and tourist facilities to support water activities, fly and bait fishing, camping and bush walking in the nearby national parks. The large provincial centre of Albury-Wodonga is only 40 minutes away. A great opportunity for fly-in, fly-out arrangements.
Dates of Placement:
19/09/2018 - 03/10/2018
4 per hour
Solo or Group Practice:
Two-bedroom house near practice
Travel Costs Covered:
Reasonable costs covered
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.
Kosciuszko National Park
Major towns: Shepparton-Mooroopna, Mildura, Bendigo, Echuca
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