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GP: Swan Hill

  • : RWAV (Rural Workforce Agency - Victoria)
  • : 04-Jun-2018
  • : Swan Hill VIC 3585

Position Description:

  • 19AB exemption available

  • RA3 – Eligible for A1 Medicare rebate

  • Full-time

  • Level 3 and 4 Supervision available

  • Relocation and accommodation assistance available

Role:

You will be joining a modern medical clinic that is attached to a busy local hospital.

The accredited teaching practice has been purposely built to provide access to better health throughout the Swan Hill district.  This clinic has a strong patient-centric approach and an abundance of community knowledge.  This will assist you in delivering a high level of quality care to the community.  Stepping in to utilize your GP skills to assist the community, you will commence in a full-time capacity completing 4 to 5 days / week plus on-call rotations across the clinic and hospital.  You can expect to treat approximately 25- 30 patients per day and settle into a very friendly environment where you will be welcomed as a community-based GP.

Anaesthetists should also apply.

Essential Criteria

  • AHPRA Registration – General or Specialist

  • Australian General Practice experience preferred

  • Broad medical experience

  • Emergency medicine

  • Membership with the Joint Consultative Committee on Anaesthesia (JCCA) would secure you an interview

The Package:

  • Clinic and hospital income at 70%

  • On call fee

  • Relocation and accommodation assistance available

  • Level 3 or 4 supervision available if required

  • Visa sponsorship if required

 

Practice Details:

Commencing in the clinic, you will be working with 5 GP’s and will be well-supported by 2 Practice Nurses; and a strong team of highly experienced Administrative staff.  The clinic focuses on healthcare for all demographics though has a strong proportion of patients who present with cases that include Drug & Alcohol, Mental Health, Paediatrics, OBGYN, Aged Care and Palliative Care.  In providing a holistic approach to your patients’ needs; with the clinic adjoined to the Health Service, you will have quick access to a strong referral network of visiting Consultants.  Furthermore, in clinic, there is midwifery, counselling, psychologist, care plans and aged care.  With 12 consulting rooms and a treatment room, you will be able to provide your patients with access to the general lumps and bumps minor surgical procedures which present in General Practice.

This AGPAL registered, teaching, computerized practice uses Best Practice software where your experience in this platform will be highly beneficial, though a comprehensive orientation program will assist you in settling into the clinic.  Open Monday to Friday from 08:00 – 18:00, you will also participate in a shared after-hours / on-call roster which will see you on-call 1 in 4/5 weeknights and 1 in 4/5 weekends.  You will hold VMO rights at Swan Hill District Health Service. There are two residential aged care homes in the township, one with 45 beds and the other with 30 beds.

Swan Hill is located on the Murray River in north-west Victoria. The Murray River through Swan Hill is lined with beautiful parks and walking tracks.  Pioneer Settlement, one of the region’s most popular tourist attractions, recreates the atmosphere of a pioneer river port town and offers cruises along the Murray River on a restored 1896 riverboat.

Click here to read more about living in Swan Hill

 

S19AB Eligibility:

Non DWS

ROMPS Eligibility:

Yes

After Hours/On-call:

Required

Registration Requirements:

AHPRA Registration – Limited (Level 3 or 4) to Specialist

Procedural Requirements:

Anaesthetics

Accreditation:

AGPAL

Computer Software:

Best Practice

Solo or Group Practice:

Solo

Accommodation Provided:

Relocation and accommodation assistance available

 

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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