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.

  • Aviation Medicine role with necessary training provided
  • Choice of full/part time with no evenings, nights, weekends or on-call requirements
  • Regular and consistent shifts patterns = Work-Life Balance
Up to $369,369 p.a + 11.5% Super + Benefits

About The Role

- Delivering high quality medical care involving all aspects of General Practice including focus areas such as Men’s & Women’s Health, Mental & Sexual Health, Occupational Medicine and Rehabilitation

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

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

- Advicing Unit Commanders and Health Centre Managers on patient conditions, and keeping accurate patient records on the online health platform

About The Location

RAAF Tindal is an Air Force base located 15 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, and no evenings, nights, weekends or on-call requirements

- Attractive package on offer: Up to $369,369 p.a + 11.5% Super (pro rata if part time) + paid Annual, Personal & Volunteer leave, and access to CPD support benefits

- 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 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 contact Max Drakeley on 0432 154 407 for further details.

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