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HERE’S YOUR CHANCE TO MAKE A CHANGE AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE
If you are a General Practitioner who is seeking a new challenge and has a genuine commitment to Indigenous Health – this is the role you’ve been waiting for.
Full Time General Practitioner – Maternity Leave (6 month relief)
(Commencing Jan 2022, with possibility of extension – funding dependent)
Hervey Bay Clinic (MMM2 – Regional)
Maryborough Clinic (MMM 3- Large Rural town)
Galangoor Duwalami Outreach Clinic
Working together to help “Close The Gap”
Galangoor Duwalami Primary Healthcare has a rewarding opening for a General Practitioner to join our busy clinics on Queensland’s fabulous Fraser Coast.
We are a Community Controlled Health Organisation (ACCHO) established in 2007. With two clinics and newly established outreach clinics, and growing across the Wide Bay region, we currently provide health care services for more than 3,000 Indigenous residents.
Our Board of Directors represents the communities we serve, ensuring every decision we make helps equip local people to take control of their lives and pro-actively manage their health.
Galangoor Duwalami means “Good Meeting Place” and that’s exactly what our clinics provide.
A place where our people can access a comprehensive suite of high quality, wraparound Primary Healthcare Services to fit all ages and stages of their health journey.
We want what you could bring
As the successful General Practitioner, you will be in unique position to make a significant contribution to improving the health of our communities, as part of an experienced, close-knit and supportive cohort of health professionals.
You’ll be working with our highly experiences and varied multi-disciplinary team to deliver comprehensive primary healthcare services with a focus on preventative medical care, chronic disease management and prevention, and linking clients with ongoing support services.
Other core aspects of your role will include:
Providing clinical leadership across the spectrum of our clinical services.
Promoting continuous improvement of high-quality service delivery models.
Contributing advice to support the development of Galangoor’s medical workforce.
Why join Galangoor?
These are exciting times for Galangoor, with many positive changes taking place – including new programs, new staff, expanding services and new state of the art purpose-built facilities.
We already have a good complement of permanent doctors and wraparound support team including Experienced Nurses, Aboriginal Health Workers/Practitioners, Midwives, Allied Health Providers and Reception teams in each clinic.
Further, we have recently added to that mix additional staff in Social and Emotional Wellbeing, Allied Health, Paediatrics program, outreach service and our NDIS Community Connector role.
Our purpose-built clinics which offer exceptional facilities – Hervey Bay being situated just over the road from Stockland’s and on the doorstep to K’Gari (Fraser Island), while Maryborough is situated in the heart of the Heritage City, just 2 hours from the Sunshine Coast. Our outreach service – while in its’ infancy stages will travel to outer areas of the Fraser Coast to deliver services to hard-to-reach people. This service will include a state of the art fully self-sufficient mobile truck.
What we can offer you
An attractive and highly competitive base salary starting at $265,000FTE per annum, (dependent upon qualifications, experience and funding)
Paid annual study leave
No on-call or after-hours requirements (you’ll be working an 8-hour day between the hours of 7am and 6pm Monday to Friday)
Support of varied and experienced team under an Aboriginal Health Worker clinic led model
Flexible work arrangements
Exposure to diverse clinical practice
A voice in effectively shaping medical processes
A high staff to General Practitioner ratio
Best practice standards in management, service, equipment and technology
Unique and engaging professional development opportunities
Car parking on-site
And a chance to enjoy a healthy work/life balance and soak up the idyllic environment and close sense of community that only a regional area like the Fraser Coast has to offer.
How do you know if you’re the right fit?
We are looking for people who are adaptable and understand that empathy is needed to build strong, mutually satisfying relationships – whether it’s with patients, colleagues, community partners or our community elders, aunties and uncles.
Before you reach out and apply, we need you to have:
MBBS and unconditional registration with the Medical Board of Australia (AHPRA)
Minimum of 3 years medical experience
Vocationally registered or RACGP fellowship
Eligibility for an unrestricted Medicare Care Provider Number
A background or awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and a commitment and willingness to working within Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service philosophy
Experience with Complex Chronic Disease Management and adherence to Galangoor’s Comprehensive Wrap Around Primary Healthcare Model
Commitment to working within the principles of a Case Management framework
Ability to effectively work within a diverse multi-disciplinary team which includes a range of clinical team, non-clinical team and community members
Exemplary interpersonal communication skills
Commitment to patient centric care
It would also be beneficial if you have:
Accreditation as a GP Registrar Supervisor and/or willingness to undertake supervision role
Experience with Chronic Disease Management and other relevant speciality areas within the cultural context and impacts for Indigenous people.
Experience in or a demonstrated commitment to improving Indigenous Health outcomes.
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the social determinants of health issues affecting Indigenous people and how Primary Health Care principles apply in an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health setting.
Commitment to and understanding of the characteristics of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations.
While knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture is helpful, what will really see you thrive in our community is an open mind, willingness to be exposed to culture, and curiosity.
Your next steps…
This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of a culturally rich community and to make a real difference to the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families.
f you’re in search of a more flexible and liveable lifestyle and looking to relocate, or maybe a local General Practitioner keen to make a change for the better – we should talk.
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