Employment – General Practitioner

General Practitioner
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply
This position is based in Wagga Wagga, NSW

Can you see yourself as part of the clinical team of Riverina Medical and Dental Aboriginal Corporation? The Service objective is to provide holistic, primary health care services to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of the Riverina.

The role of the GP is to enhance the clinical services offered at RivMed. The aim of the clinical services team is to optimise the health outcomes for clients through providing best practice, evidence based clinical services and where appropriate to identify where a client requires referral to another team of the service or an external service provider.

The successful applicant will work within a supportive and passionate team at Riverina Medical & Dental Aboriginal Corporation to deliver these services and to ensure the best culturally appropriate outcomes for the community RivMed works within.

About you: to be successful in the role you will be able to demonstrate:

  • The ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • The motivation to provide service excellence.
  • The ability to negotiate complex social and health issues with clients.
  • That you possess high level interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).
  • The ability to problem solve effectively on a day to day basis and in a crisis situation.
  • A demonstrated capacity to work effectively and collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • A commitment to ongoing participation in education, professional development, evidence based research and quality assurance.
  • The ability to prioritise workload and demonstrated organisational skills.
  • Doctor with General or Specialist registration with AHPRA
  • An understanding of the health needs of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander children, families and community

We offer an excellent range of benefits including:

  • Non-profit status with salary sacrifice available to reduce tax and increase your take home pay
  • An opportunity to really make a difference to the communities we serve

Riverina Medical and Dental Aboriginal Corporation (RivMed) is a long-established Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation in the heart of Wiradjuri Country. RivMed provide medical, dental services, social and emotional wellbeing programmes and have been working for 30 years in the Riverina communities. RivMed works to effect change in the most marginalised and vulnerable people in our community. We work to achieve this through the provision of culturally appropriate medical, allied health, and well-being services for Aboriginal people and their families.

The organisation is currently undergoing a period of positive change with increased transparency and accountability.

Applications, addressing the selection criteria above, should be emailed to recruitment@rivmed.org.au

Whilst we will commence interviews and assessments as received, we will accept applications until 9am Friday 27 May 2022.

If you have any queries regarding this position, please contact the Human Resource Team on 02 69 235 300