GP Locum - Maningrida NT

GP Locum - Maningrida NT

Northern Territory PHN | darwin, NT, AU

Posted 17 days ago

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Description

  • Dates available from October 2022 – ongoing
  • $1600 per day
  • West Arnhem Aboriginal Medical Service
  • Full time GP opportunity available
  • Mala’la Health Service are seeking an experienced specialist general practitioner to provide GP locum services at their Maningrida Health Centre.

    Eligibility to apply

  • Current non-restricted specialist registration by the Australian Health Practitioner Agency (AHPRA)
  • Fellowship of RACGP or ACRRM
  • Previous experience in Indigenous Health
  • Experienced in Communicare patient record system highly desired
  • Dates

  • Dates available from October 2022 – ongoing
  • Full time GP opportunity also available
  • The Clinic

    Currently working in the clinic are 4 GPs, 17 remote area nurses, Community workers attached to programs , and 6 administration officers.

    Visiting services include a surgeon, physician, paediatrician, dental team, obstetrics and gynaecology, ophthalmology, mental health and occupational therapist. Maningrida Health Centre has 13 consulting rooms.

    Clinic Hours

  • 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday
  • The GP locum may be required to be available for emergencies, otherwise no on-call services or weekend work
  • Available equipment:

  • Defibrillator
  • IV cannulas
  • Slit lamp
  • I-stat machine
  • Laryngoscope
  • ET tubes
  • Point of care HbA1c testing
  • Intra-osseous needle
  • ACR testing
  • Orthopaedic plaster
  • Baby ventilation masks
  • Transport and accommodation

  • All transport from the nearest major airport to and from your location provided
  • Accommodation and vehicle provided by the health service. The vehicle is not available for use outside of work hours
  • Accommodation includes a fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, dryer, TV, DVD player and radio
  • Patient record system

  • This clinic uses Communicare
  • Previous experience in Communicare desirable
  • Orientation will be provided if required
  • Location

    Maningrida is one of the largest Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory, located approximately 352 kilometres east of Darwin on the Central Arnhem Coast at the mouth of the Liverpool River.

    The population of Maningrida is approximately 3,000 people which comprises town residents and traditionally-based outstations, or which there are more than 30. A culturally diverse community, with 13 different language groups spoken, ceremony and traditional artwork remain an important part of daily life for many community members.