General Practitioner - Ramingining NT

General Practitioner - Ramingining NT

Northern Territory PHN | darwin, NT, AU

Posted 17 days ago

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  • Opportunity to showcase proven skills and knowledge
  • Treat chronic diseases unique to the Northern Territory
  • Flexible fly in fly out options, job share or live in Community
  • Why Miwatj Health Aboriginal Corporation?

    The mission of (Miwatj Health) is to improve the health and well-being of residents in the communities of East Arnhem Land through the delivery of appropriate and comprehensive primary health care and to promote the control by Aboriginal communities of primary health care resources.

    What’s in it for you?

  • Flexible fly in fly out options, job share or live in Community
  • $280,000 per annum plus super
  • Salary Package up to $15,900pa plus a further $2,650 on Meals and Entertainment
  • 6 weeks annual leave, 17.5% leave loading
  • 4 weeks study and professional development leave with up to $5k study assistance
  • Regular airfares in and out of the remote location and fares out leave in addition to annual leave
  • Housing and utility packages
  • Relocation assistance
  • Qualify for financial incentives through the (WIP)
  • Eligibility to apply for NT PHN/RWA NT
  • Opportunity to explore Arnhem Land and experience amazing scenic wonders
  • What’s the role?

    The role of the General Practitioner, is to provide medical services to the population served by Miwatj. This will include the management of acute and chronic conditions and assistance with the delivery of promotion and primary health care.

    What will you be doing?

  • Participate in the daily clinical and health promotional routines
  • Review and follow-up of patients with on-going conditions
  • Provide clinical management of chronic conditions
  • What do you need to apply?

  • Medical Practitioner’s Specialist GP Registration with AHPRA and extensive experience in General Practice
  • Understanding of issues effecting the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Commitment to improving Aboriginal health through primary health care
  • What’s it like living in Ramingining?

    Ramingining is a mainland community located to the west of the Glyde River about 30 kms southeast of Milingimbi Island and 580 km east of Darwin.

    The community is located on the edge of the heritage listed Arafura Wetlands in Central Arnhem Land. In total there are 14 languages spoken across thirteen clan groups and the main language spoken is Djambarrpuyngu.

    NT PHN/RWA NT Incentives:

    NT PHN/RWA NT may be able to offer to health professionals who are relocating to the NT or moving within the NT to a greater remoteness area classification for the purposes of employment.