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Medical Officers

Other Health Care

Posted: 9 Sep 2022

Location: Cape York QLD

Working within a cohesive and integrated team, the General Practitioner provides a high standard of patient care whilst incorporating a holistic approach towards diagnosis and management of illness.

Loca­tion: FIFO from Cairns
Sta­tus: Full Time or Part Time Permanent 

About the Opportunity 

Work­ing with­in a cohe­sive and inte­grat­ed team, the Gen­er­al Prac­ti­tion­er pro­vides a high stan­dard of patient care whilst incor­po­rat­ing a holis­tic approach towards diag­no­sis and man­age­ment of ill­ness. This posi­tion will demon­strate a strong com­mit­ment to pro­mot­ing health, well­be­ing and dis­ease pre­ven­tion, work­ing in col­lab­o­ra­tion with local Abo­rig­i­nal and/​or Tor­res Strait Islander Health Work­ers. This is a FIFO posi­tion from Cairns ser­vic­ing Cape York communities. 

It is a con­di­tion of employ­ment for this posi­tion that the employ­ee be vac­ci­nat­ed against COVID-19 in accor­dance with the Work­ers in a health­care set­ting (COVID-19 Vac­ci­na­tion Require­ments) Direction. 

About You

To be suc­cess­ful in this role you will have: 

  • Ter­tiary qual­i­fi­ca­tion in Med­i­cine with cur­rent unre­strict­ed spe­cial­ist reg­is­tra­tion with the Aus­tralian Health Prac­ti­tion­er Reg­u­la­tion Agency (AHPRA)

  • RACGP or ACR­RM Fellowship 

  • Cur­rent Med­ical Indem­ni­ty Insurance 

  • Expe­ri­ence in or a demon­strat­ed com­mit­ment to improv­ing Abo­rig­i­nal and Tor­res Strait Islander health outcomes

  • Under­stand­ing of the his­tor­i­cal and con­tem­po­rary issues that impact on Abo­rig­i­nal and Tor­res Strait Islander peo­ple and their com­mu­ni­ties, par­tic­u­lar­ly in Cape York

  • Abil­i­ty to com­mu­ni­cate sen­si­tive­ly and effec­tive­ly with Abo­rig­i­nal and Tor­res Strait Islander peo­ple in accor­dance with com­mu­ni­ty pro­to­cols and customs 

  • Pre-employ­ment screen­ing for vac­ci­na­tion against Vac­cine Pre­ventable Dis­eases will be con­duct­ed for the suc­cess­ful applicant.

Why Apunip­i­ma?

As Gen­er­al Prac­ti­tion­er, you will enjoy an attrac­tive remu­ner­a­tion pack­age, col­lab­o­ra­tive work­place, flex­i­ble work prac­tices and more.

Salary: $235,411 — $292,234 (annu­alised salary)*

How to Apply

Don’t miss the oppor­tu­ni­ty to join Apunip­i­ma. If you’re inter­est­ed in this role, click Apply” to sub­mit your appli­ca­tion includ­ing your cur­rent resume, ref­er­ee details and answers to the screen­ing questions.

If you would like to have a con­fi­den­tial dis­cus­sion about this role, or if you have any ques­tions, please con­tact Dr Louise Craig, Senior Med­ical Offi­cer via 07 4037 7202 or louise.​craig@​apunipima.​org.​au

Vacan­cy Ref­er­ence Num­ber: 7047

Apunip­i­ma Cape York Health Coun­cil is an equal oppor­tu­ni­ty employer