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Remote Area General Practitioner

Other Health Care

Posted: 18 Jun 2024

Location: Jabiru NT

Embark on a Rewarding Medical Journey as a Remote Area General Practitioner:

Seek­ing ded­i­cat­ed and pas­sion­ate Gen­er­al Prac­ti­tion­ers for a dynam­ic role avail­able in Jabiru. This is an oppor­tu­ni­ty to be at the heart of devel­op­ing a new ser­vice where your skills can make a sig­nif­i­cant impact in qual­i­ty ser­vice pro­vi­sion and bet­ter out­comes for Indige­nous peo­ple. This is more than a job, it’s a chance to be part of a com­mu­ni­ty’s health rev­o­lu­tion. This posi­tion cham­pi­ons com­mu­ni­ty con­trol and local involve­ment in the deliv­ery of PHC services. 

About us

The Red Lily Health Board Abo­rig­i­nal Cor­po­ra­tion (RLHB) is a region­al health ser­vice that aims to empow­er Abo­rig­i­nal peo­ple in the West Arn­hem region, seek­ing to address health issues in the com­mu­ni­ty with the long-term vision improv­ing health out­comes by estab­lish­ing a region­al Abo­rig­i­nal com­mu­ni­ty-con­trolled mod­el of ser­vice delivery. 

About the Team

This posi­tion is a key role in the Red Lily Pri­ma­ry Health Care team that pro­vides pri­ma­ry health care to more than a 1000 peo­ple in the West Arn­hem region (includ­ing home­lands). Engage­ment and col­lab­o­ra­tion with oth­er com­mu­ni­ties and teams with­in Red Lily and beyond will be nec­es­sary to ensure that the com­mu­ni­ties receive high qual­i­ty ser­vices and achieve opti­mal outcomes.

About Jabiru

You will find Jabiru 255kms east of Dar­win offer­ing a com­mu­ni­ty lifestyle where you will be immersed in cul­ture. Enjoy your time off explor­ing the region, fish­ing in the lakes, cool­ing off in the town swim­ming pool or tak­ing part in the com­mu­ni­ties sport­ing activ­i­ties which include golf, bas­ket­ball, and ten­nis. The brand-new mod­ern health cen­tre is cur­rent­ly under con­struc­tion and due to open mid – 2024.

About the role

  • You will be work­ing as part of a mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary remote pri­ma­ry health care team, that man­age client care through­out the lifes­pan, treat ill­ness, pro­mote well­be­ing, pro­vide edu­ca­tion & train­ing, and encour­age com­mu­ni­ty health action to con­tribute to bet­ter health outcomes.
  • Your new role will involve the inte­gra­tion of Indige­nous cul­tur­al imper­a­tives in the deliv­ery of health­care in the con­text of an Abo­rig­i­nal Com­mu­ni­ty Con­trolled Health Service.
  • Oppor­tu­ni­ty to work with­in a ded­i­cat­ed team to advance the health out­comes of the Abo­rig­i­nal com­mu­ni­ty in the West Arn­hem region.
  • Share in the devel­op­ment of a per­ma­nent GP ser­vice, based on the unique needs of the res­i­dents of the community.
  • Expe­ri­ence a rare oppor­tu­ni­ty to work with one of the world’s old­est liv­ing cultures.

Ben­e­fits

The 1.0 FTE role will be avail­able in Jabiru from Mid-Year 2024.

  • Ben­e­fit from a high­ly com­pet­i­tive salary that can reach up to $304,000, com­ple­ment­ed by Superannuation.
  • Salary pack­ag­ing of up to $15,900 per year.
  • Medicare incen­tives up to 20% of total billing.
  • Accu­mu­late leave enti­tle­ments in line with your work hours.
  • Relo­ca­tion assis­tance and future devel­op­ment oppor­tu­ni­ties available.
  • Accom­mo­da­tion pro­vid­ed, with access to vehi­cle out­side clin­ic hours negotiable.
  • Eli­gi­bil­i­ty for Work­force Incen­tive Pro­gram (WIP) Doc­tor Stream pay­ments of up to $35,000 in MMM6 locations.
  • Share your clin­i­cal tal­ents and expe­ri­ence with the Red Lily Health teams allow­ing for inno­va­tion, col­lab­o­ra­tion, and cre­ative ser­vice delivery.

Our ide­al candidate

  • Holds spe­cial­ist Gen­er­al Prac­ti­tion­er reg­is­tra­tion with Med­ical Board of Aus­tralia (AHPRA).
  • Is a Fel­low of the Roy­al Aus­tralian Col­lege of Gen­er­al Prac­ti­tion­ers (RACGP) or the Aus­tralian Col­lege of Rur­al and Remote Med­i­cine (ACR­RM).
  • Is an Aus­tralian cit­i­zen or per­ma­nent resident.
  • Has a broad-based pri­ma­ry care expe­ri­ence in a rural/​remote set­ting, ide­al­ly in Indige­nous health.
  • Is cul­tur­al­ly aware with knowl­edge of cur­rent issues impact­ing remote Indige­nous communities.
  • Accred­i­ta­tion or expe­ri­ence as a GP super­vi­sor is advantageous.

We wel­come the oppor­tu­ni­ty to dis­cuss your indi­vid­ual career aspi­ra­tions and work life needs. Flex­i­ble Fly-In-Fly-Out (FIFO) options con­sid­ered, ask us how.

Click the apply but­ton now lodg­ing your expres­sion of inter­est. We hope to work togeth­er for bet­ter Health in West Arn­hem. https://​jobs​.swa​gapp​.com/​AU/jo…

For more infor­ma­tion on who we are and what we do please go to: https://​redlily​.org​.au.