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Remote General Practitioners (Casual)

Other Health Care

Posted: 9 May 2024

Location: East Arnhem Land NT

This role involves working in remote Aboriginal communities. All applicants must demonstrate a commitment to Aboriginal Community Control, self-determination, and an understanding of the unique challenges faced by Yolŋu people in remote settings.

  • We’re one of Australia’s largest providers of Abo­rig­i­nal healthcare.
  • Com­pet­i­tive rate of $153.35 — $178.91 per hour

Join Us in Mak­ing a Mean­ing­ful Impact!

At Miwatj Health, we believe in empow­er­ing com­mu­ni­ties through qual­i­ty health­care. We’re invit­ing Gen­er­al Prac­ti­tion­ers to join our dynam­ic team, serv­ing Abo­rig­i­nal com­mu­ni­ties in pic­turesque remote North­ern Ter­ri­to­ry loca­tions includ­ing Nhu­lun­buy, Gun­yan­gara, Yir­rkala, Galiwin’ku, Milingim­bi, Ramingin­ing, and Gapuwiyak.

Work­ing and liv­ing along­side the Yol­ngu peo­ple in East Arn­hem Land is a remark­able oppor­tu­ni­ty to expe­ri­ence the cul­tur­al wealth of Indige­nous Aus­tralia. Their deep-root­ed con­nec­tion to the land, their art, lan­guage, and tra­di­tions all con­tribute to a pro­found sense of cul­tur­al rich­ness that is both enlight­en­ing and hum­bling for those for­tu­nate enough to engage with this vibrant and ancient culture.

Why Choose Miwatj Health?

  • Flex­i­bil­i­ty and Work-Life Bal­ance: Casu­al employ­ment allows more flex­i­ble work arrange­ment and pro­vide a bet­ter work- life bal­ance, as you have more con­trol over your schedule.
  • Col­lab­o­ra­tive envi­ron­ment: Work along­side exter­nal Health Ser­vice Providers and a ded­i­cat­ed team, fos­ter­ing a net­work of pro­fes­sion­als com­mit­ted to com­mu­ni­ty wellbeing.
  • Flights and Accom­mo­da­tion provided

Rewards and Benefits:

Com­pet­i­tive Com­pen­sa­tion: Enjoy a total remu­ner­a­tion of up to:

  • Gove Penin­su­la – Nhu­lun­buy, Yir­rkala and Gunyangara
    • $153.35 per hour, (includ­ing 25% casu­al loading)
  • Galiwin’ku, Gapuwiyak, Malmald­har­ra and Ramingining
    • $178.91 per hour, (includ­ing 25% casu­al loading)
  • 11% Super­an­nu­a­tion
  • Access to $15,900 salary pack­ag­ing + $2,650 meal and enter­tain­ment card through CBB

About Miwatj Health:

Estab­lished in 1992, Miwatj Health is an inde­pen­dent Abo­rig­i­nal Com­mu­ni­ty-Con­trolled Health Ser­vice ded­i­cat­ed to pro­vid­ing cul­tur­al­ly appro­pri­ate, com­pre­hen­sive pri­ma­ry health­care to over 8,000 remote Abo­rig­i­nal and Tor­res Strait Islander res­i­dents. Join us in enabling empow­ered, healthy com­mu­ni­ties across the East Arn­hem region.

Essen­tial Requirements:

This role involves work­ing in remote Abo­rig­i­nal com­mu­ni­ties. All appli­cants must demon­strate a com­mit­ment to Abo­rig­i­nal Com­mu­ni­ty Con­trol, self-deter­mi­na­tion, and an under­stand­ing of the unique chal­lenges faced by Yolŋu peo­ple in remote set­tings. A cur­rent Reg­is­tra­tion and Prac­tic­ing Cer­tifi­cate as a Med­ical Prac­ti­tion­er through AHPRA is essen­tial, along with exten­sive expe­ri­ence in Gen­er­al Prac­tice and/​or in a rur­al or remote Pri­ma­ry Health Care Setting.

Vac­ci­na­tion & Immu­ni­ty Screening:

Miwatj Health is com­mit­ted to pro­vid­ing a safe and healthy work­ing envi­ron­ment for all work­ers and users of its health­care cen­tres. In accor­dance with the Nation­al Health and Med­ical Research Coun­cil (NHM­RC) Guide­lines, Nation­al Safe­ty and Qual­i­ty Health Care Ser­vice Stan­dards, and oth­er local poli­cies, guide­lines and pro­ce­dures, we man­date that all staff abide by our Staff Vac­ci­na­tion and Immu­ni­ty Screen­ing Pol­i­cy (to be sup­plied to all suc­cess­ful candidates).

For more infor­ma­tion regard­ing the Vac­ci­na­tion & Immu­ni­ty Screen­ing require­ments, please con­tact recruitment@​miwatj.​com.​au.

Suc­cess­ful appli­cants must be will­ing to trav­el in small char­ter planes. 

For more detailed Selec­tion Cri­te­ria and to APPLY , please click to view the full Job Descrip­tion. https://miwatj.jobs.subscribe-…

If you’re ready to make a dif­fer­ence and be part of some­thing big­ger, please con­tact our Direc­tor of Med­ical Ser­vices at lou.​sanderson@​miwatj.​com.​au