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Turrbal and Jagera Country
Level 4, 348 Edward Street
Brisbane QLD 4000
Competitive salary enhanced by comprehensive salary packing benefits designed to decrease tax and increase take-home pay –
Generous Leave arrangements revolving around an 18 working-day month and including 5 weeks' Annual Leave, Study Leave, Birthday Leave as well as ‘special’ public holidays in addition to gazetted public holidays.
Travel allowance to assist with your daily commute
Cultural and organisational orientation
Strong leadership and professional development opportunities.
Job Title: General Practitioner - Yarrabah
We provide culturally sensitive primary health care services in accordance with our Strategic Plan and we are a member of both the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) alliance and Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC).
Working in collaboration with an established medical team and reporting to the Senior Medical Officer, you will be responsible for supporting safe, quality, trauma informed primary healthcare services in the context of Aboriginal Community control, participation and ownership.
Generously supported by a capable team of Indigenous Health Workers and Nurses, you will provide comprehensive initial and continuing care across all age groups and levels of acuity. In the course of your work, you will commit to the quality of health partnerships capable of building trust with patients, shared decision making and improved quality and continuity of care. Assisted by a dedicated Medical Reception Team, you will be required to maintain accurate patient medical histories including upkeep of medical records and specialist referrals.
FTE - The ordinary hours of work will be an average of 36 hours per week. A rostered day-off (RDO) system of work may be agreed to whereby no more than 18 days in a 4-week period of 144 hours is worked.
Qualifications & Experience:
You will be an experienced Fellowed Medical Practitioner, registered with the Medical Board of Australia. You will be skilled in comprehensive and culturally appropriate care and offer a good knowledge of the Medicare Benefits Schedule and Medicare compliance. A working knowledge of the overlap of health risk factors (risky alcohol consumption, high blood pressure, overweight and obesity status, inadequate diet, physical inactivity, and smoking) and the social determinants of health and wellbeing (including schooling and post-school qualification, employment, housing adequacy and household income) are a requirement of the role. To be successful, you will have an awareness of the influence of key factors on Indigenous health and wellbeing including cultural identity, family and kinship, country and caring for country, language, knowledge and beliefs, the participation in cultural activities and access to traditional lands. Exceptional organisational and time management skills are a requirement of the role, and a passion for delivering person-centred care to patients often presenting with complex care needs is essential.
Job Type: Permanent – Full time
Annual Salary $237,000-$276,000
Salary enhanced by comprehensive salary packing benefits designed to decrease tax and increase take-home pay - $6k Travel allowance to assist with your daily commute
After Hours Requirements: No
Yarrabah is an aboriginal community located 55 kilometres east of Cairns in Far North Queensland. With over 4000 residents Yarrabah is Australia’s largest First Nations community.
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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.
JOB – 10003452