GP + ED Walgett NSW

Job details

ID: JREF-103261
Type: Locum
Salary: $2500 per day
Location: New South Wales
Start: 07/08/2023
End: 30/06/2024
Published: 30/08/2021
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  • $2500 per day worked
  • Flights, accommodation and vehicle provided
  • GP Clinics Monday to Friday with a shared on-call at the Hospital ED

The Opportunity

You will provide GP consults, share ward rounds and join the on call roster for Emergencies. The hospital has 2 Emergency & 11 Acute care beds, as well as transitional aged care; residential aged care; X-ray; pathology and renal facilities. Doctors also share the outreach roster and cover GP sessions for 3 days each week in the outreach clinic located 1 hours' drive from town. The General Practice operates Monday to Friday and the town also have a dedicated Aboriginal Medical Service to support the high proportion (43%) of Indigenous residents through culturally appropriate medical care.

 

The Location

This area has been home to the Kamilaroi Aboriginal people for at least 40,000 years. With nature reserves, opal fields and the Warrambool State Conservation Area nearby, you can take in some fresh air and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere. You will be charmed by the river city's agricultural landscape and tranquil rural lifestyle. Relax and unwind in the Artesian Bore baths at a naturally heated temperature of around 42C. Take the fishing rods as this is the perfect river town where you can drop in a line. Experience the cultural houses and museums where there is an extensive collection of local Aboriginal arts, crafts, and jewellery as well as plenty of colonial history to take in.

 

Essential Criteria

You must be a vocationally registered GP (FRACGP or FACRRM) with recent rural emergency experience and a current ALS2 (or equivalent) certificate.

If this sounds like something you would be interested in contact Philip Dixon on +61 424 550 378 and quote job reference number JREF-103261.

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