General Practitioner

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About the business and the role

Ramahyuck District Aboriginal Corporation (RDAC) was established as an Aboriginal Community Controlled organisation in 1992 to improve the social, health and economic outcomes for Aboriginal people.  RDAC is a leading provider of primary health care and related social and family support services to Aboriginal people and communities across Gippsland. RDAC’s services are provided at the following locations: Sale, Morwell and Drouin. RDAC’s services include: general practice; health assessment and education; dental, audiology; chronic disease management; drug and alcohol counselling; child and family services; child and maternal health; home and community care; immunisation and vaccinations; social and emotional wellbeing support and counselling; allied health; client transport and corporate services; child care service and Aboriginal Best Start program.

The role

The key selection criteria must be addressed for applications to be accepted

Locations: Sale and Morwell clinics

Multiple positions available

Full time and Part time

The role of General Practitioners working for our clinics is to provide primary healthcare to our patients.  This care may be provided in the surgery or in the patient’s home, which may include Hostel or Nursing Home.

This care is to be conducted in accordance with generally accepted practices and procedures as determined by appropriate authorities from time to time, for example, but not limited to, the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, the National Health and Medical Research Council.

All patients will be treated in accordance with the guidelines contained in the Practice Policy and Procedures Manual, which encompasses administrative procedures adopted by RDAC.

RDAC strongly encourages a team approach to patient management. This encompasses mutual respect of all those involved in patient care, including reception, nursing and management staff who all contribute to the welfare of our patients.

Skills and experience

Mandatory Qualifications and Other Requirements

  • Medical Practitioner Registered to practice in Victoria
  • Medical Defence Insurance appropriate for employment in General Practice within Victoria
  • Familiarity with computerised medical records
  • Employment will be subject to the following:
    • Completion of Pre Employment Medical
    • Police Check Clearance
    • Working with Children Check maintained throughout employment

Desirable Qualifications and Other Requirements

  • Vocational Registration
  • Post Graduate Qualifications in areas consistent with General Practice

Key selection criteria

Bachelor of Medicine or recognised equivalent

A sound knowledge and understanding of the local Aboriginal community and related health issues

Demonstrated ability to provide highly professional GP services

Previous work experience within a health care system or within aboriginal communities

Demonstrated knowledge of quality improvement activities

Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Occupational Health and Safety requirements

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