GP Vacancy in Laverton WA

  • : Ozhealth Australasia
  • : 18-Jul-2018
  • : Laverton WA 6440

Resident required

  • GP/VMO Locum Position
  • From 7 May 2018 - ongoing
  • Excellent Remuneration

Full-time GP is needed to work as a solo practitioner in the remote town of Laverton in WA, and share roster with 2-3 other GPs (possibly 1-2 weeks/month). 

About the role: 

The role entails GP and VMO work at the local 2-bed hospital. Fly in/fly out services available from Perth either commercial or private chartered flights.
The work consists of medical diagnosing and treatment in a general practice setting, with an emphasis on Indigenous health related problems,  from newborn to the elderly. 

Procedural tasks:  

  • ECG interpretations, Basic X-Ray interpretation of the chest and extremities.
  • Suturing of lacerations and managing uncomplicated fractures. 
  • Basic incision and drainage, skin biopsies and excisions.
  • Antenatal care till 36 weeks gestation, but no obstetrics. 
  • Occasional mining injuries or injuries that needs stabilising before RFDS transfer with support of the ETS system  

Working hours:
Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm  in the GP Practice.
Hospital ED when needed, on-call after hours and weekends.

Rate of pay:  
Daily rate/On call: $320 per any 24 hr day on call in town 
Locum: $150 per hour or 80% of daily takings 
SIP: 100% of all SIP payments 
PIP: $100/4hr session mentoring a medical student 
GPRIP: 100% GP Rural Incentive Program Fees Other incentives

Accommodation is available, and it's a four bedroom, fully furnished house. There is a vehicle available and the travel time between the house and the hospital is less than five minutes. 
Flights from and to Perth available for locum doctors. 

This position requires a Specialist GP ( VR, FRACGP or FACCRM), or Generally Registered GP with at least 2 years of ED experience in Australia (FACEM is desirable but not required).
Must be accredited by WACHS. 

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GP Vacancy in Laverton WA
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