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GP locum, Indigenous Health - Northern Territory

Job Title: GP locum, Indigenous Health - Northern Territory
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Northern Territory
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Salary: $1200 p/d plus travel, accomm and car
Start Date: 6th April
Reference: 2648486
Contact Name: Reece Taylor
Contact Email: r.taylor@ensurehealth.com.au
Job Published: February 07, 2018 08:30

Job Description

Benefits
  • 6th – 20th April 2018 & 21st May – 1st June 2018
  • $1200 per day
  • Travel and accommodation provided
The location
 
Located 954 km south-east of Darwin and 380 km from the Stuart Highway, this Indigenous community is a smaller settlement in the Gulf of Carpentaria. It is a relaxed and friendly remote fishing community which attracts 1000’s of visitors each year. It is a fully serviced town and as the region’s popularity as a tourist destination grows, more and more visitors use it as a base for fishing expeditions further into the region. The area is area is extremely interesting with national parks, thermal pools and a heritage trail where you can experience the Indigenous culture.
 
The role
 
You will be working alongside a female GP who has extensive experience in Indigenous Health. This is the perfect opportunity to gain AMS experience in a remote role. Support is provided by an experienced practice manager, nurses, Indigenous health professions and allied health workers. The practice is open Monday - Friday from 8am – 5pm with no on-call or weekends required. The software used is picus and training can be provided on this. Self-contained accommodation will be provided in the town.

Criteria
  • FRACGP or equivalent (non VR with relevant experience may be considered)
  • Registration with AHPRA
  • Current emergency medicine certificate (ALS, REST etc.)
  • Current NT WWCC (Ochre card) and police clearance
If you are interested in this role or other opportunities, please call Reece Taylor on 02 8036 4902 or email r.taylor@ensurehealth.com.au