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Vacancy Details


Vacancy Info:

Attention Line
Ungooroo GP & Health Services is seeking a FULLTIME General Practitioner
Vacancy Type
GP
Position Title
General Practitioner
Hours Per Week
Part Time
Area of Need
Eligible 3GA placement?
Eligible OMPS placement?
Position From
11 Nov 2019
Ad Expiry Date
01 Feb 2020
Date Posted
18 Oct 2019
Date Updated
04 Dec 2019

Description

Position Description

Ungooroo is seeking a competent and friendly General Practitioner to coordinate care for our valued patients across both our clinics. Both clinics are supported by administration, nursing, and allied health staff. Ungooroo can provide flexible hours to suit you and your family. Employment is available on a part-time basis, 2-3 days per week in our Singleton Medical Centre.

Ideally, we are seeking applicants who are Fellowed, however we will consider General Registration Practitioners who are working towards Fellowship.

Essentials Description

 Essential qualities/skills:

  •   Able to practice independently
  •  Interest in Indigenous health and chronic disease
  •  Competent in Women’s Health & Contraception prescription
  •  Interest in Mental Health
  •  Current Advanced Life Support Certification
  •  Excellent communication & teamwork skills

 

Desirables Description

 Desirable qualities/skills

  • Minor procedural skills including:  Mirena, Implanon, skin lesions, joint injections
  • Experience in occupational medicine
Description of Facilities

 The organisation

Ungooroo is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (ACCHO).  We have just relocated our main office to Singleton Centre, and now offer eight consultation rooms for both GP’s and allied health services as well as beautiful waiting room, reception area and ample undercover parking.  We also offer outreach clinics to schools and run a permanent outreach clinic in Muswellbrook completely fitted out with necessary equipment. 

Our other services include; Youth Support and Specialist Homelessness Services, Employment and Careers Support workers, Café, mining medicals, and other community initiatives.

 The Practice

Ungooroo GP & Health Services is a not for profit, bulk billed, Aboriginal Medical Service, accredited through AGPAL and endorsed through AH&MRC and NACCHO. Ungooroo is also a registered NDIS provider, engaging with the Local Area Coordinator Service (LACS) to provide coordination of NDIS services to our patients. 

Our practice currently has two Registered Nurses, and an Aboriginal Health Worker commencing in October 2019. We provide a holistic approach to healthcare through our partnership with RDN to provide allied health services such as Physiotherapy, Dietician, and Optometry.  We are in the process of recruiting a Speech Therapist and an Occupational Therapist. In addition, we provide GP outreach services in Muswellbrook in a great location which has easy access for community. This outreach clinic has now increased to 3 days per week.   

The opportunity

Ungooroo is seeking a competent and friendly General Practitioner to coordinate care for our valued patients across both our clinics. Both clinics are supported by administration, nursing, and allied health staff. Ungooroo can provide flexible hours to suit you and your family. Employment is available on a full-time basis, 5 days per week, with 3 days in Muswellbrook clinic and 2 days in Singleton.

Ideally, we are seeking applicants who are Fellowed, however we will consider General Registration Practitioners who are working towards Fellowship.

 

Description of Benefits

 Benefits of working within an AMS:

  • Gain experience working in Aboriginal health setting
  • Expand your skills providing a holistic approach to healthcare
  • Improve your understanding of chronic disease management and care plans
  • Get involved in community health initiatives

 

 

 

Contact Details:

Practice Name
Ungooroo GP & Health Services
Contact Name
Taasha Layer
Contact Email
Main Phone
Secondary Phone

Address

157-159 John Street

Shop 1-4,SINGLETON CENTRE

SINGLETON, NSW, 2330