General Practitioner - Rockhampton

  • : Health Workforce Queensland
  • : 25-Jul-2020
  • : Rockhampton QLD 4700

This Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation for Community Health Service is responsible for providing a safe, friendly, confidential and culturally appropriate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care service in line with community needs and consistent with relevant National and State Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health frameworks. Our service provides a public primary health care service incorporating a bulk-billing general practice medical clinic, an individual support and counselling service, health screening and health promotion activities. This is an exciting opportunity to join an innovative and flexible employer, enthusiastic and committed team and make a direct impact on improved health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Rockhampton and surrounding areas.

This position is for the Rockhampton practice. Rockhampton, the biggest city in the Fitzroy River Basin is 640km north of Brisbane. Rockhampton's charming historical architecture has captured the hearts of visitors for many decades.

The objective of this position is to provide medical skill and expertise in the delivery of culturally competent comprehensive primary health care services as a member of the multidisciplinary team, in line with the approved service model and in response to the needs of the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

The position is responsible for demonstrating leadership in clinical quality and safety and fostering a culture of organisational reflection and continuous quality improvement.

What is on offer?

  • A competitive Salary Package which includes salary sacrifice, assistance with professional development needs and relocation assistance.
  • Excellent working conditions with up to date technology
  • GP clinics supported by experienced personnel - Practice Manager, Clinic Team Leader, RNs/EENs, Aboriginal Health Workers, Transport and Medical Receptionists
  • Well Balanced lifestyle and working environment - Hours = Monday - Friday (8.30 - 5.00pm)
  • This position is classified as a DWS position.

In return you will be:

  • Providing best practice comprehensive primary health care
  • Optimising uptake and income generation across the service through MBS billings
  • Providing leadership in the safety and quality of clinical services delivered by the health team
  • Working in a multidisciplinary team environment with access to visiting allied health and specialist service.

Key Requirements (Selection Criteria):

  • Qualification evidence as a Medical Practitioner
  • MBBS, unconditional registration with the Medical Board of Australia
  • Eligible to obtain a provider number at the required clinic location Rockhampton
  • Understanding (or ability to develop understanding) and commitment to the concept, philosophy and practise of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations
  • Working knowledge of health issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and a strong commitment to improving health outcomes
  • Ability to work sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated skills in providing clinical leadership in a multidisciplinary setting
  • Skills and experience in clinical teaching and health professional development
  • Computer skills - able to work effectively with electronic client record systems, primarily CommuniCare.

If this sounds like the position for you, please click apply now.

Job ID 2188


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General Practitioner - Rockhampton
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Rockhampton QLD 4700
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