General Practitioner

25 Jul 2019

  • Oppor­tu­ni­ty to live and work in com­mu­ni­ty with the Yol­ngu people
  • Be part of improv­ing health outcomes
  • Reward­ing expe­ri­ence both pro­fes­sion­al­ly and personally

The Organ­i­sa­tion:

Rur­al Work­force Agency North­ern Ter­ri­to­ry (RWA NT) are part­ner­ing with Miwatj Health Abo­rig­i­nal Cor­po­ra­tion to find a Gen­er­al Prac­ti­tion­er to join their pas­sion­ate team in their new­ly estab­lished health ser­vice in Ramining­ing NT.

Miwatj Health’s mis­sion is to improve the health and well­be­ing of res­i­dents of the com­mu­ni­ties of East Arn­hem Land through the deliv­ery of appro­pri­ate and com­pre­hen­sive pri­ma­ry health care and to pro­mote the con­trol by Abo­rig­i­nal com­mu­ni­ties of pri­ma­ry health care resources.

The Role:

Being suc­cess­ful in the role of Gen­er­al Prac­ti­tion­er, you will be able to pro­vide excel­lent med­ical ser­vices to the pop­u­la­tion served by Miwatj Health. Man­ag­ing acute and chron­ic con­di­tions with a mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary approach, will be both reward­ing, chal­leng­ing and a life-chang­ing expe­ri­ence. Being able to expe­ri­ence health con­di­tions, you may not have expe­ri­enced in any oth­er loca­tion, will expand your clin­i­cal, cul­tur­al knowl­edge and exist­ing skills, whilst deliv­er­ing your best health care.

Key Respon­si­bil­i­ties, but not lim­it­ed to:

  • Active par­tic­i­pa­tion in the dai­ly clin­i­cal and health pro­mo­tion­al routines
  • Man­age refer­rals of patients from oth­er mem­bers of the health team
  • Review and fol­low-up of patients with on-going conditions
  • Par­tic­i­pate in ros­tered clin­ics and out­reach ser­vices such as, Chron­ic Con­di­tions and Child Health
  • Pro­vide in-ser­vice” edu­ca­tion to health staff

For more detailed infor­ma­tion, please see the attached posi­tion descrip­tion and click here for appli­ca­tion process.