Rural Generalist/Primary Care

Date published

11 Jul 2017

Applications close

30 Sep 2017

Location

Broken Hill

Are you a doctor with a passion for Primary Care and an interest in working in a unique rural and remote setting in Outback NSW?

The Royal Flying Doctor South East Section (RFDSSE) is seeking experienced generalist doctors (either Fellows or Senior registrars with ACRRM or RACGP or recognised overseas
equivalent).

RFDSSE offers training and an ability to develop your leadership skills in primary care, on the emergency retrieval roster or in a unique Telehealth environment.

The RFDS provides flying clinics, base clinics, remote outreach and emergency care 24/7 from its head quarters in Broken Hill. You will receive the warmest welcome when you arrive at any of our seventeen remote clinics and community facilities wherein you will be busy managing the full breadth of diagnostic and therapeutic challenges.

Our aircraft are modern, safe and pressurized. You will also have ability to work with peers of an exceptional calibre eager to support your professional development.

Supported by local and State-wide critical care and Emergency specialist colleagues, the RFDS Primary Care/ Rural Generalist doctors work as part of a team that includes Chronic disease, Women's and Children's Practice Nurses, Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Practitioners, Dental and Oral Health Therapists and Community Engagement Workers.

RFDSSE has recently renegotiated a 2017 Enterprise Bargaining Agreement with its medical officers that rewards and recognises experience and seniority in line with industry standards.

A modern fully furnished residence with all amenities is provided and employees also have access to a generous salary packaging program as part of the remuneration package.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Unconditional General or Specialist registration with AHPRA and the Medical Board of Australia
  • Fellowship of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine or Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (or recognised overseas equivalent)
  • Advanced rural skills in Emergency medicine, Obstetrics, mental Health, Indigenous health, Paediatrics, Anaesthetics or Internal medicine an advantage but not essential.
  • For Registrars (RFDSSE and Clive Bishop Medical Centre are accredited for General Practice Training and can accept registrars training with Australian GP Training organisations (GP Synergy), the Remote Vocational Training Scheme or through ACRRM Independent Pathway.

Applying for the role.

Please email a current resume including the names of two current referees to: careers@rfdsse.org.au.

Enquirers can be directed to kathleen.atkinson@rfdsse.org.au or +61 (0)403125176

Any published closing dates are estimated, the RFDS SE aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible. This means that we will close job opportunities as soon as we have found the right candidate and this may be before the published closing date. We would therefore advise interested applicants to submit an application as early as possible.