Eligibility to apply for potential salary support.
Registrars stay in their community for the duration of their training.
Combination of remote and face-to-face training.
RVTS high fellowship achievement rate.
Fully funded by the Australian Government and no application fee.
Registrars are eligible for the A1 Medicare schedule.
Practice Information: This Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service provides a broad range of primary health care services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across the region. This organisation also provides a range of family-focused Mental Health and Wellbeing services, as the lead agent for both headspace Mt Isa and the Normanton Recovery and Community Wellbeing Service.
Position Description: Remote Vocational Training Scheme (RVTS) is a vocational training program for medical practitioners in communities throughout remote and rural Australia. As a targeted recruitment location, training is fully funded by the Australian Government and the four-year training program is delivered by Distance Education and Remote Supervision to Fellowship of the ACRRM and/or RACGP.
The General Practitioner will provide direct GP services to a growing client group and will assist with leadership based on the organisation model of care. The General Practitioner will also play a pivotal role in:
Clinical Governance – participation and continuous improvement of high-quality service delivery models.
Service Development – support organisational growth and the development of the medical workforce, including supervision and support for GP Registrars and Medical students if certified/qualified.
Medicare Income – provide sound and high-level clinical care and increasing Medicare Income e.g., 715, 721 and 723
Ability to work sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and knowledge of the health issues affecting these people.
Understanding of Clinical Governance.
Ability to perform comprehensive patient assessments, plan, implement, and evaluate clinical care and primary health care strategies.
Ability to lead and motivate a team of health professionals.
Understanding of the processes of embedding continuous quality improvement into clinic practice through implementing regular auditing.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Knowledge and experience in the Medicare Benefits Schedule and its application in the ATSICCHS setting.
Qualifications & Experience:
Qualified Medical Practitioner, holding unconditional current registration with AHPRA.
Eligible for unrestricted Medicare Provider Number.
Knowledge, understanding and sensitivity towards the social, economic, and cultural factors affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s health.
Current C Class Drivers Licence (QLD) – essential.
Satisfactory police check – no serious Criminal/Court record.
Current Blue Card (working with children and young people) or willingness to apply for a Blue Card.
Willingness to work flexible hours as required, including the requirement to travel (by road and small plane), work and stay overnight in remote areas.
Job Type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time
After Hours Requirements: Yes
Salary Information: Competitive salary
About Mount Isa: This location has been nominated under the RVTS Targeted Recruitment campaign which allows successful candidates to be eligible to apply for potential salary support. Health Workforce Queensland may be able to support your move to Mount Isa with some of the following:
Opportunity to shorten your 10-year moratorium with the 5 year Overseas Trained Recruitment Scheme (the Five Year Scheme),
A relocation grant for moving expenses, and
Designated staff member for transition and ongoing career pathway support.
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Following successful placement, eligible candidates may be entitled to receive support and financial assistance through Health Workforce Queensland's comprehensive workforce attraction and retention incentives. This position may be eligible for a scholarship or bursary for ongoing professional development.