Employment Opportunity – General Practitioner

General Practitioner
Wagga Wagga

About us

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 programs and have been working for 30 years in the Riverina communities. RivMed works to effect change with 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.

The Role

The General Practitioner is part of the clinical team of Riverina Medical and Dental Aboriginal Corporation.  The Service objective is to provide holistic, primary health care to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of the Riverina.

This position is responsible for providing Aboriginal people with routine health care and medical service to improve the health and wellbeing of the Aboriginal community. The key objectives of the role include:
i. Provide health care and medical service to the Aboriginal community;
ii. Provide appropriate assessment and treatment programs to improve health care and medical service to RivMed patients; and
iii. Maximise Medicare revenue and ensure compliance with MBS schedule; and
iv. Assist in health promotion and education activities to ensure the effective promotion of health issues in the Aboriginal community.

You will need several years’ experience in coordinating care for people with chronic diseases. You will also need:

Essential

Tertiary qualification in Medicine.
Unconditional registration with the NSW Medical Board
Appropriate experience to practice as a Medical Practitioner
Demonstrated experience in the assessment and treatment of patients
Sound knowledge in the areas of community health, public health and Aboriginal Health including preventative and holistic health, social and emotional wellbeing, chronic disease etc.
Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with the local community.
Sound understanding of AGPAL accreditation requirements and Medicare MBS.
Demonstration of continuously developing professional competencies and qualifications
Ability to hold all relevant security clearances including the National Police Check and Working with Children clearances
 

Desirable

Relevant post-graduate qualifications – FRACGP , FACCRM , MPH
Accreditation as a GP supervisor, with ACCRM or RACGP
Experience working with health service agencies, non-government organisations, community groups and medical professionals at all levels
Experience in working in Aboriginal Health

Current valid Driver’s license, minimum of Class “C” or equivalent

To discuss this vacancy please call Riverina Medical and Dental Aboriginal Corporation 02 6923 5300.

Conditions of Employment

The successful applicants must demonstrate vaccination for Covid-19 in line with current Department of Health regulations.

The successful applicants will be required to have a National Police Check and Working with Children Check in accordance with legislative requirements

Two reference checks will be required including one recent supervisor.

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.
 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

The closing date for these positions is 9.00am on Friday 26 November 2022.