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Level 4, 348 Edward Street
Brisbane QLD 4000
This Medical Centre is situated in the heart of Townsville City, is a very busy, well established medical centre. They are currently seeking a full time GP to join their busy practice. Attractive percentage is available and earning capacity is high. The principal GP owns and operates this friendly, well equipped, accredited, computerised practice. Full time support is provided by an experienced Registered nurses and administration staff. Clinic is well supported by pharmacy and pathology onsite. Located in the city heart and bulk billing.
Townsville is a coastal city in northeastern Queensland, Australia. The Strand esplanade, with its pier and water park, is popular. The Reef HQ Aquarium has marine life and coral from the Great Barrier Reef, plus a sea turtle hospital. Southeast of the city, the Billabong Sanctuary wildlife park is home to koalas, wombats and crocodiles. Offshore, Magnetic Island has coral reefs and a national park full of wildlife. Townsville is home to prestigious James Cook University famous for its medical courses. The population is close to 180,000.
The role of medical practitioners working for their practice is to provide medical care to the patients of the practice. 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 clinical and administrative procedures adopted by this practice.
Their practice 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 their patients.
The incoming doctor will have the opportunity to see 35-55 patients a day, depending on his own comfort. Initial guarantee of $160 / hour is available. They offer 60% to 70% of gross billings depending on experience/qualifications.
It is expected that as well as direct clinical management practitioners will:
Maintain vocational registration through continued participation in Quality Assurance and Continuing Professional Development
Contribute to the Practice Incentives Programmes
Participate in regular staff meetings
Sustain general practice by contributing to better management of human and material resources by:
Optimising the use of professional resources
Building the practice patient base
Building the practice capacity to adapt to change
Maximising financial efficiency
Improve health outcomes by contributing to and enhancing the management and prevention of ill health through:
Manage patients from diverse age groups, neonates to aged, both males and females
Provide wide spectrum of services from preventive check-up, immunization for all age groups to emergency care and appropriate referrals
Greet patients and take personal histories, perform examinations, order laboratory tests, radiology, and other diagnostic procedures
Evaluate patient’s physical and mental health; refer patients to specialists where appropriate
Making management plan and prescribe medications for all types of ailments
Perform minor surgeries such as suturing, ingrown toenail removal, skin lesion biopsies and removal of foreign bodies from nose, ears or wounds
Provide emergency care
Provide pre-natal and post-natal care
Perform skin cancer checks
To report notifiable diseases
Advise patients about strategies for maintaining optimal health using various measures at disposal like Health Assessments and Care Plans
Manage Chronic Diseases and optimally use tools available at disposal for chronic disease management
Keeping up to date with medical developments, new drugs, treatments and discussing the development of new pharmaceutical products with pharmaceutical sales representatives
Maintaining a portfolio of continuing professional development (CPD) activities
Qualifications, Education and/or Experiences Mandatory
Medical Practitioner Registered to practice in Queensland
Medical Defence Insurance appropriate for practice in General Practice within Queensland Desirable
Familiarity with computerised medical records
Post Graduate Qualifications in areas consistent with General Practice
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