General Practitioner - Remote

Other Health Care 25 Jul 2019



  • Base salary: $211,907 — $238,407 (p.a.)
  • Total effec­tive pack­age: $256,229 — $285,783 (p.a.)
  • Full-time and part-time posi­tions avail­able, 2 year max­i­mum term contracts

Cen­tral Aus­tralian Abo­rig­i­nal Con­gress (Con­gress) has over 40 years’ expe­ri­ence pro­vid­ing com­pre­hen­sive pri­ma­ry health care for Abo­rig­i­nal peo­ple liv­ing in Cen­tral Aus­tralia. Con­gress is seek­ing Gen­er­al Prac­ti­tion­ers (GP) who are inter­est­ed in mak­ing a gen­uine con­tri­bu­tion to improv­ing health out­comes for Abo­rig­i­nal people.

The Gen­er­al Prac­ti­tion­er pro­vides cul­tur­al­ly safe GP ser­vices to com­mu­ni­ties in Cen­tral Aus­tralia. Con­gress oper­ates Health Ser­vices in and near­by Alice Springs includ­ing the fol­low­ing remote com­mu­ni­ties; Mutitju­lu, Ntaria and Wal­lace Rock­hole, San­ta Tere­sa and Utju.

The GP position(s) work with­in a mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary team prac­tis­ing inter­est­ing and com­plex med­i­cine. With sub­stan­tial sup­ports and col­le­giate net­works avail­able includ­ing vis­it­ing spe­cial­ists, this role is inte­gral to ensur­ing clin­i­cal lead­er­ship, cul­tur­al integri­ty and high stan­dards of clin­i­cal care.

As well as a won­der­ful lifestyle and reward­ing work, Con­gress offers the fol­low­ing rewards:

  • Gen­er­ous salary packaging
  • 6 weeks Annu­al Leave
  • A strong com­mit­ment to Pro­fes­sion­al Devel­op­ment (PD) with
  • 1 week paid PD leave
  • Access to Con­gress pro­vid­ed med­ical ser­vices for self and
  • imme­di­ate fam­i­ly at no cost
  • Fam­i­ly friend­ly conditions
  • Fur­nished Accom­mo­da­tion pro­vid­ed with ameni­ties such as
  • WIFI and Foxtel
  • Flex­i­ble Work­ing Arrange­ments includ­ing Remote Area Leave
  • or Remote Assign­ment Con­di­tions (FIFO) with paid travel
  • in/​out of Alice Springs
  • Relo­ca­tion assis­tance (where applicable)
  • Dis­trict allowance
  • Medicare Incen­tive Scheme 
  • Gen­er­al Prac­tice Rur­al Incen­tives Pro­gram — Con­gress oper­ates in MM6 and MM7 regions, pro­vid­ing access to annu­al addi­tion­al MBS pay­ments of up to $35K in urban and $60K in rur­al locations

*Total effec­tive pack­age includes base salary, dis­trict allowance, super­an­nu­a­tion, leave load­ing, and esti­mat­ed tax sav­ing from salary pack­ag­ing options.

For more infor­ma­tion regard­ing the above posi­tions please con­tact the Med­ical Direc­tor, Sam Heard on # 0438 556 050 or


Expres­sions of Inter­ests and Ongo­ing Appli­ca­tions are Welcome

To apply for this job go to: www​.caac​.org​.au/hr & enter ref code: 4542254

Appli­ca­tions close 31 Decem­ber 2019