Locum VR GP - Gunbalanya - Arhnem Land NT

Job details

ID: JREF-103466
Type: Locum
Salary: $2000 per day
Location: Northern Territory
Start: 01/11/2021
End: 12/11/2021
Published: 06/10/2021
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  • $2000 per day - GP Only - No On-call
  • Mon - Friday 8am - 5pm
  • Solo position working with experienced team of RNs and AHW

The clinic

Solo GP locum based in the community of Gunbalanya (Oenpelli) located in Arnhem Land approximately 330km east of Darwin and 60km NNE of Jabiru. Work is undertaken in a multi-disciplinary team in 4 RN's and AWH delivering clinical and public health services to the residents of the Gunbalanya community and surrounding outstations.

Clinical support is provided by the Care Flight & District Medical Service via telephone consultations and medical retrievals. Royal Darwin Hospital is the regional hospital and provides tertiary care. No on call requirement - the Nurse on call responds to any call outs then contacts the RMP on call from Darwin and will then contact the Locum if required.

The location

The community is situated near the East Alligator River on a small ridge between coastal black soil plain, marshes and the Arnhem Land Escarpment. Population approximately 1376, which may vary depending on season.

Essential Criteria

Must be VR GP or have specialist registration with AHPRA through RACGP or ACRRM

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