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07 3105 7800
Level 4, 348 Edward Street
Brisbane QLD 4000
This not for profit, Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation and is funded by the Australian Government's Department of Health (DoH), Central Queensland, Wide Bay & Sunshine Coast PHN and the Queensland Government Department of Health.
They are an innovative leader in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander healthcare, providing a range of services and programs through its hybrid Brokerage and Aboriginal Medical Service (AMS) model for health service delivery. The organisation maintains contracts with over 800 primary and allied health professionals across the region.
With the purpose of providing a holistic and comprehensive primary health care service, they seek to improve health and social outcomes to our community through:
Provision of access to a full regional network of health care professionals
Encouraging choice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members and their families. And through exercising this choice, building cultural sensitivity and inclusiveness across the community while simultaneously promoting market competition between health care service providers; and
Utilising its Aboriginal Medical Service and partnerships with primary healthcare and other specialised services, as a proactive strategy in delivering community wide “Closing the Gap” health status improvement initiatives
Their Vision: To improve the health and wellbeing of our community through the provision of culturally safe, responsive and inclusive services.
Purpose of the Position
The position is responsible for participating in processes in conjunction with the Practice Manager and the Senior General Practitioner of their Aboriginal Medical Service/s in which they work, and to provide expertise in the delivery of comprehensive primary health care services. The position will contribute to clinical quality and safety and will foster a culture of organisational reflection and continuous quality improvement. The position will also be responsible for the provision of General Practitioner services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients and their families as part of a multi-disciplinary team of medical and health staff, within the operational framework of an Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander community controlled health service.
The General Practitioner is expected to operate with the highest level of integrity, accountability and professionalism in accordance with their values and Code of Conduct. In addition, this position works closely with the Practice Manager and the Senior General Practitioner to ensure their business objectives are met through robust and effective support systems and activities to support continuous improvement through encouraging innovation and best practice, within their current quality management systems.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply
Minimum three years’ post graduate experience in a primary care setting or similar
Eligibility to obtain provider number/s in the required location/s
Demonstrated clinical experience, in particular the ability to contribute to and support a medical/primary health care team and contribute to effectively planning and coordinating own and health team’s workload to achieve results
Demonstrated ability to ability to empathise, work and communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Ability to perform comprehensive patient assessments, plan, implement and evaluate clinical care and primary health care strategies, including appropriate investigations,treatment and referrals
Ability to contribute and motivate an effective team of clinicians, health professionals and other personnel in order to achieve identified outcomes
Experience in contributing to compliance with ‘best practice’ approaches in clinical practice,clinical policies, systems and procedures
Sound theoretical knowledge, practice skills and ethical behaviour
Knowledge and demonstrated experience in the Medicare Benefits Schedule
Demonstrated high-level computer skills, web-based programs and applications including Microsoft Office Suite and aptitude to learn other relevant software systems
Strong administrative skills including the ability to prioritise competing work priorities,maintain accurate and legible records and meet targets and performance outcomes
Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a focus on patient outcomes; including the ability to develop meaningful relationships whilst respecting traditional culture and values
Demonstrated highly developed written and verbal communication skills with the ability to liaise with patients, internal and external stakeholders
Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with an electronic Patient Management System e.g. MMEX
Strong connections to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and stakeholders across the Gympie and/or Sunshine Coast regions
High level understanding of the health, social and emotional wellbeing needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in rural, regional and urban settings
Knowledge of local, state, and national health policies, resources, and organisations
Mandatory Qualifications/ Professional Registrations and Licences
Specialist GP recognition/vocational registration
MBBS and unconditional registration with the Medical Board of Australia
AHPRA Registration (unrestricted)
Current C Class Drivers Licence (QLD)
Work out of normal hours of duty, including some week-ends, may be required
Travel across the region may be required
Covid-19 vaccination (received prescribed number of doses)
Remuneration: By Negotiation, dependent upon skills and experience. Salary Packaging Available.
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