Locum AMS GP – Katherine & surrounding communities

Job Title: Locum AMS GP – Katherine & surrounding communities
Contract Type: Locum
Location: NT
Salary: $1,300 per day with flights, car and self-contained accommodation included
Start Date: February 2020
Reference: A-39267
Contact Name: Ochre Recruitment
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Job Published: January 10, 2020 13:04

Job Description

Locum AMS GP – Katherine & surrounding communities 

Dates: Feb 3rd onward – 3 weeks minimum 

Rate: $1,300 per day with flights, car and self-contained accommodation included 
Shifts: Monday – Friday | 0800 - 1630 

The Position 
Locum VR GPs are required to provide much needed coverage in the Katherine region of the Northern Territory. This facility provides health care to a catchment area the size of Tasmania with approximately 3,000 patients over 9 communities. 
You'll be one of four GP's travelling out to the communities from Monday to Thursday, returning back in Katherine on Friday. The GP's often get together on the Friday and converse regarding the challenges they've faced, offering support and a helping hand. 

There is a Rural Medical Practitioner on call based in Darwin for support & if any evacuations are required. 
Seven of the communities have full time nursing staff & Aboriginal Health workers. The other communities have outreach nursing and Aboriginal Health workers for support. 
The communities also have visiting Allied Health services. 

The Location 
If you're looking for adventure and dramatic landscapes, the Katherine area is for you. Explore the spectacular Nitmuluk National Park, take a scenic flight over Katherine Gorge or relax in the thermal pools and hot springs. 

Essential Criteria: 
• FRACGP/FACRRM or VR Qualification 
• Specialist registration with AHPRA 
• Full Working Rights in Australia 
• Cultural awareness and prior experience working with A&TSI communities 

Take your medical career to the next level with Ochre Recruitment, one of Australasia’s most established and trusted agencies. You’ll benefit from the personalised service that matches you to positions that suit your current lifestyle needs and career goals. 

Apply today and let us take you to the next step in your medical career! (Quote Ref:A-39267)