General Practitioner

Corryong VIC, Australia

Job Type

Permanent or Locum

About the Role

Corryong Health is always on the look out for Locums or permanent GP's. Watch the video to find out more about working at Corryong Health.

Requirements

  • Specialist qualifications in General Practice

  • To be considered for this position you must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident or be willing to be sponsored and comply with visa requirements allowing you to live and work in Australia.

  • Recognised medical degree from Australia; United Kingdom; Canada; South Africa or New Zealand

  • Willingness to progress towards FRACGP and/or FACRRM qualifications would be considered

  • Current and appropriate registration with the Medical Board of Australia, or be eligible for such.

  • Applied knowledge, skills and experience in general practice as appropriate for the position

  • Satisfactory participation in quality improvement and continuing professional development to at least the same standards as the Royal Australian College of General Practice’s (RACGP) Quality Assurance and Continuing Professional Development (QA & CPD) Program

  • Training in CPR, undertaken within the past three years

  • Current Medical Indemnity Cover or be eligible for such

  • Current police check

Primary Roles and Responsibilities

  • Conducting examinations and questioning patients to determine the nature of disorders and illnesses, and recording patients’ medical information

  • Ordering laboratory tests, X-rays and other diagnostic procedures, and interpreting findings to assist in diagnosis

  • Providing overall care for patients, and prescribing and administering treatments, medications and other remedial measures

  • Monitoring patients’ progress and response to treatment

  • Advising on diet, exercise and other habits which aid prevention and treatment of disease and disorders

  • Referring patients to, and exchanging medical information with, specialist Medical Practitioners

  • Reporting births, deaths and notifiable diseases to government authorities

  • Arranging the admission of patients to hospitals

About the Company

Corryong Health (CH) is a public sector agency and one of six multi-purpose services in Victoria. CH is funded by Commonwealth and Victorian State Government funding, and provides a broad range of hospital, residential aged care, medical and primary health and community support services. We provide services to the Corryong community and operate a Medical Clinic, Health and Fitness Centre and Retirement Village.

Our values are a core element at Corryong Health. All employees are required to uphold our values and to comply with the behaviours in relation to them. Our values provide guidelines on how employees at Corryong Health must behave.

The Sense of Community
• Our community places trust in us and this must be reciprocated – with respect, compassion and through our inclusive relationships.
Equity and Fairness
• We adapt to meet individuals’ needs and being transparent in our approach.
Growth and Development
• We do our best to learn and promote a learning culture, insuring the highest contemporary standards of service for our clients.
Professionalism
• We provide non-judgmental, confidential, effective and efficient health care.