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GP Required for immediate start in a busy family practice

  • : Fresh Start Recovery Programme
  • : 22-May-2018
  • : Subiaco WA 6008
General Practitioner Fresh Start Recovery Programme - Perth WA

SECTION 1 - JOB TITLE

GENERAL PRACTITIONER


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Title: Director Medicine 

Responsible To

|

THIS POSITION

 

Officers under direct

responsibility

Title: Number of FTEs supervised:

none

SECTION 3 - KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

[Brief statement of the key responsibilities or prime function of the job]

 

Responsible for clinical, consultant, education and research medical services for individuals,

couples, families, groups and other professionals within a multidisciplinary team context.

 

S ECTION 4 - CONTEXT & SCOPE


CONTEXT AND SCOPE

 

PURPOSE OF FRESH START

To help families overcome addiction

 

ROLE OF CLINICAL SERVICES DIRECTORATE

To provide medical services that assist in the treatment and rehabilitation of people recovering

from drug addictions.

 

ROLE OF POSITION

The role of this position is to work as an effective member of the Fresh Start medical team, with

the primary responsibility of assessing medical problems in patients and administering suitable

programs of treatment.

The wide ranging duties of this position requires the person to be passionate about helping

people with addiction; flexible; well organised; good at setting boundaries for themselves and

others; and willing to strive for excellence.


 
 

This position is responsible for contributing to the achievement of the following outcomes:

Responsibilities
1 Clinical Services (60%)

Outcome : Fresh Start patients’ health is restored.

Coordinate and deliver health care for patients and their families.

Supports a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care where appropriate, recognising that the individual

practitioner still remains responsible for patients admitted under their care and are in charge of their

treatment and discharge.

Performs screening assessment, treatment and referral of patients/patients in accordance with Fresh

Start Standard Operating Procedures.

Performs general outpatient and accident and emergency services.

Takes personal responsibility for ensuring that discharge plans are in place for all patients admitted

under their care.

Provides an on-call service to the Subiaco Clinic and the detox inpatient facility for inpatients, accidents

and emergencies, including nights and weekends, as per roster.

Provides a visiting medical service to Fresh Start residential facilities when required.

Maintains close working relationships with nursing, health workers and allied health staff in delivery of

health care.

2 Other Services (30%)

Outcome : Fresh Start staff are engaged in programmes that enhance the health of our patients as well as the

general community.

Liaises with Director Medicine, Clinic Manager and the residential facility managers to ensure a multi

disciplinary approach.

Reports notifiable diseases promptly.

Report incidents in compliance with the Incident Management System as set out in the Fresh Start

Standard Operating Procedures.

Undertake appropriate quality improvement projects including prospective and retrospective audits and

contributes to Fresh Start clinical research and governance initiatives.

Maintain client records and statistical data in accordance with Fresh Start Standard Operating

Procedures.

Provide consultation, advice and support on medical and medico-legal matters as required.

Liaise with community agencies regarding clinical management of patients.

Assist in the preparation of medical reports to the Director or CEO as required.

Participate in research of an applied clinical and evaluative nature.

Continuously monitors standards of care, and reviews work priorities, procedures and processes.

Participated in the development, implementation and evaluation of Fresh Start’s Health Education

Programs and Health Promotion Programs.

Performs on-site teaching for other staff and relevant community members.

Precepts medical students as required.

3 Other Duties (10%)

Outcome 1: Fresh Start team members work together in an effective and cooperative manner in order to

discharge all responsibilities and achieve set goals.

Support other Fresh Start team members as required.

Follow instructions from the CEO.

Maintain and willingly participate in continuing professional development including attending post-

graduate educational courses as appropriate or as recommended by the Director Medicine.

Willingly participate in a performance appraisal process.

Undertake other duties as required.

Outcome 2: A workplace that is safe, free from harassment and values an ethical approach to all that we do.

Assist in maintaining high standards of workplace health and safety.

Assist in the implementation of initiatives that promote equal opportunity and high standards of personal

behaviour and practice as outlined in the Fresh Start Code of Conduct.

Assist in providing a safe, high quality health care service to Fresh Start’s consumers.

 

SECTION 6 - SELECTION CRITERIA


TITLE: MEDICAL PRACTITIONER

[EACH CRITERION TO SPECIFY WHETHER ESSENTIAL OR DESIRABLE

Include Qualifications, Skills, Experience, and Other Competencies]


ESSENTIAL

 

1. Eligible for registration as a Medical Practitioner with the Medical Board and with

Medicare.

2. Post graduate medical experience in a relevant area (including at least one year of clinical

experience, after internship).

3. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills and good oral and written communication

skills.

4. Demonstrated experience and ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

5. Demonstrated ability to manage own workload ensuring delivery of agreed outcomes.

6. Current ‘C’ class Driver’s Licence.

7. Willingness to support Fresh Start’s Christian approach and programmes.

 

DESIRABLE

 

1. Experience in the delivery of community, clinic, and in-patient services.

2. An understanding of addiction treatments and the aims and objectives of Fresh Start.

3. Active membership of a church.

Job Location (Area or Region)
Job Type
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Private Practice
Job Title
GP Required for immediate start in a busy family practice
Start timeframe
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Fresh Start Recovery Programme
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Candidate Criteria
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Speciality
Country
Australian Registration (AHPRA)
Australian Residency / Visa Status
Location
Subiaco WA 6008
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