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General Practitioners

map Australian Capital Territory (ACT)
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Remote Area Health Corps (RAHC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aspen Medical focused on providing healthcare in remote Indigenous communities across Australia, is seeking General Practitioners for 12-week paid placements in remote health clinics and Aboriginal Community-Controlled Health Services (ACCHS). Under the Remote ACCHS Workforce Response (RAWR) programme, travel and accommodation will be provided plus an additional two weeks allowance where self-isolation is required.

To ensure all health professionals feel well prepared and supported for their remote placements, RAHC provides ongoing 24/7 support throughout your placement, cultural orientation, and professional development opportunities through our online eLearning platform.

As a RAHC health professional, you will work as part of a supportive team to deliver primary healthcare services in remote Indigenous communities across Australia. 

Experience, qualifications and documentation required: 
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery or an Australian/overseas equivalent recognised by the Australian Medical Council
  • current unrestricted registration as a General Practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • evidence of Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP), Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) or vocational registration
  • evidence of completing previous triennium requirements and active participation in continuing education recognised by the RACGP Quality Assurance and Continuous Professional Development (QA & CPD), ACRRM Professional Development Program (PDP) or another specialist college as applicable
  • additional qualifications or recognition may be required for the provision of specific clinical services, procedures or other interventions
  • details of all past and continuing healthcare related employment, particularly in General Practice as a recognised GP
  • evidence of current professional indemnity insurance as a GP (Level 1)
  • two professional references from GPs who can attest to current and, if appropriate, past clinical experience
  • remote or Indigenous health experience is welcomed but not essential.
Contact Information:
For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Annie Watson on +61 2 6203 9500.
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Closing Date: 
30 November 2020

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