Provide GP services and hospital ED support to this thriving rural community
Various Dates - January 2021 to July 2021
GP-clinic Monday-Friday and on-call every day for rural hospital ED
Excellent nursing support
This rural hospital has 10 acute beds, 22 aged care beds, 2 emergency beds and 1 treatment room bed. The facility provides 24-hour emergency care to the community. The hospital also offers a general outpatients clinic.
Visiting health services include alcohol tobacco and other drugs, a flying obstetrician and surgeon, Royal Flying Doctor Service doctor and nurse clinics. Allied health services include physiotherapy, home nursing and support, speech pathology, community mental health, health promotion/education and screening.
As the solo doctor, you will be responsible for the hospital, General Practice Clinic and on call, for the duration of the locum contract
5 x blocks available: 18 January to 1 February 2021, 29 March to 12 April 2021, 24 May to 7 June 2021, 7 June to 21 June 2021,21 June to 5 July 2021
The GP clinic is open Monday to Friday, 0900/0930 - 1700
The daily multidisciplinary handover at the hospital occurs at 0800, followed by a daily ward round for the acute patients
There is a weekly review of aged care residents as needed
The average occupied bed day for the acute hospital is 2.3 and aged care is close to 100% occupancy.
You will be supported by experienced nursing staff that can treat some presentations after-hours
Excellent daily rate
Accommodation and meals provided
Access to pool vehicle
Fellowship Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) or Fellowship Australian College of Rural and. Remote Medicine (FACRRM)
Minimum General or Specialist Registration with AHPRA
Be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen, an Australian Permanent Resident or on a 457 Temporary Work Visa
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