- : Swan Hill District Health
- : 31-Jul-2020
- : Swan Hill VIC 3585
Purpose of position To provide competent patient-centered care that addresses health needs and promotes wellness. Such care is based on latest evidence and guidelines, and meets professional standards.
1. To provide good clinical care:
Providing skilled health assessment, diagnosis and treatment services to patients
Ordering diagnostic tests as needed, checking and informing patients of results as per clinic procedures.
Referring patients appropriately to other providers if their needs exceed the range of care you are able to provide.
Consulting and collaborating with colleagues to provide optimal care.
Documenting all care provided and education/information given to patients within their health record, as per clinic procedure.
2. To maintain good medical practice:
Maintaining professional knowledge and standards through continuing medical education and personal professional development.
Having a working knowledge of legislation and standards of General Practice.
Maintaining a current Advanced Life Support certificate.
Practising medicine in a way that reflects the health services values.
3. Maintaining trust (professional relationships with patients)
Providing services courteously and respectfully, with regard to the cultural beliefs and needs of patients.
Responding openly and following up complaints or feedback.
4. Working collaboratively with colleagues
Collaborating in regard to rosters and providing cover to ensure patients’ needs are met.
Working constructively and harmoniously with all staff to ensure patients receive optimal care.
Involvement in practice accreditation activities.
Participating in centre-based audits and activities.
Participating in regular Centre meetings.
Education, Qualifications and Experience
Appropriate registration as a medical practitioner with Medical Board.
Vocational registration with RACGP/ ACRRM or working towards.
Current Medical Indemnity.
Meets SHDH credentialing requirements for scope of independent clinical practice for inpatient general medicine and emergency medicine.
Meets SHDH credentialing requirements for scope of independent clinical practice for GP Anaesthesia or Obstetrics (desirable).
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