General Practitioner (Defence Health) - Katherine, NT

Katherine, NT, Australia

Deliver high quality holistic medical care to over 550 ADF personnel based in RAAF Tindal, just 18 km south (or 15 mins drive) from the township of Katherine.

  • Multidisciplinary team: Dental, Physio, Mental Health, Nursing, Pharmacy
  • Choice of full/part time hours between 0730-1545 hrs Monday-Friday
  • No evenings, nights, weekends or on-call and no Medicare admin!
Up to $369,369 + 11% Super

About The Role

- Delivering high quality outpatient and inpatient medical care, focusing on areas such as Men’s & Women’s Health, Mental Health, Sexual Health, Rehabilitation and performing Minor Surgical Procedures

- Conducting aviation medical checks, assessing fitness to fly, and ongoing health management of air crew (Aviation Medicine training provided)

- Responding to medical emergencies as required and referring patients on to other onsite services or externally for Specialist Care, Optical, Diagnostic Imaging & Radiology, Pathology and/or Occupational Rehab services

- Providing medical advice to Unit Commanders and Health Centre Managers, and updating/maintaining patient records on the online health platform

About The Location

RAAF Tindal is an Air Force base located 18 km (15 mins drive) outside of Katherine, NT with a dependency of approximately 550-580 ADF personnel, surging regularly throughout the year for major Air Force exercises. The Tindal Health Centre standard operating hours are 0730-1545, Monday-Friday and provides GP, Dental, Mental Health, Nursing, Occupational Rehabilitation, Pharmacy and Physiotherapy services and operates a 10-bed inpatient day ward.

About You

- Holds full General Registration with AHPRA, and Fellowship with RACGP/ACRRM or Vocational Registration

- Minimum 2 years full-time post-qualification GP experience within a private practice/outpatient setting

- Evidence of recent participation in CPD and a current CPR Certificate

- Autonomous, supportive and collaborative, with the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team

About The Benefits

- Full/part time with choice of working days/hours: Monday-Friday 0730-1545 hrs with no evenings, nights, weekends or on-call requirements

- Attractive package on offer: Up to $369,369 + 11% Super (pro rata if part time) + paid Annual, Personal, CPD & Volunteer leave, and access to annual CPD allowance

- Access to a wide range of salary packaging options and employee discounts, time paid ($2,300) to complete online onboarding training, and sign-on bonus plus relocation assistance for the right candidate

- Meaningful work with purpose, comprehensive day-to-day support, with ongoing career development opportunities including training in Aviation Medicine

The successful candidate MUST have Australian Citizenship, and will be required to hold AGSVA Baseline Security Clearance.

To register your interest in this opportunity, click “Apply Now”. Alternatively, please call Dominic Tan on 0478 135 166 or email for more details.

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