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General Practitioner - Gippsland Clinics

Latrobe Community Health Service
  • Private practice/contractor
  • Three months guaranteed income of $125 per hour
  • 60-70% of billings
  • Practice Incentive Payments

At Latrobe Community Health Service (LCHS) you’ll be part of a positive and passionate workplace. We’re dedicated to providing you with career opportunities through work that is rewarding and meaningful within the community.

Our integrated service model means you'll be providing your specialist expertise as part of a holistic solution for patients.

We currently have positions available for General Practitioners (GPs) to join our team and work from any of our five GP clinics located across Gippsland.

About the Practice

Within our Gippsland service, you will have access to a range of interdisciplinary teams of staff and services including Podiatrists, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Nurses, Dietitians, Clinical Psychologists/Counsellors, paediatrics service, diabetes education service, chronic disease management service and more.

We have an onsite GP Practice Manager, Medical Director and program manager to ensure you are supported in your work.

One of the advantages of working in a community health organisation is that we deliver over 118 health and community services from LCHS sites, into client homes and via other community service providers.

Next to our dedicated reception staff, we also employ Registered and Enrolled Nurses at every site who assist our Doctors with chronic disease management and health assessments, immunisations, wound dressings and any other services that the Doctors request.

Locations

  • Warragul (104km from Melbourne);
  • Moe (136km from Melbourne);
  • Churchill (161km from Melbourne);
  • Morwell (151km from Melbourne);
  • Traralgon (163km from Melbourne).

Distribution Priority Area (DPA)

Our Traralgon, Churchill, Moe and Morwell clinics are all classified as Distribution Priority Areas meaning we are able to accommodate international medical graduates.

Benefits of Working in a Rural Area

The General Practice Rural Incentive Program (GPRIP) provides a financial incentive for GPs working in rural areas. Under the Modified Monash Model (MM) classification system, our clinics sit within MM3 – MM4 rating. Under this category, in your second year of service, you would be eligible to entitlements of up to $8,000. Entitlement amounts increment annually after each year of service.

Other Benefits

  • State of the art facilities equipped with the latest technology;
  • Bulk billing clinics;
  • Mixed Model
  • Accredited training centre to take on registrars;
  • Flexible working arrangements for a healthy work life balance;
  • Support for accommodation;
  • Internal training and education support from our Medical Training and Governance GP.

Requirements

  • Vocationally Registered General Practitioner.

Looking to Relocate?

For those choosing to commute, our Warragul, Moe, Morwell and Traralgon sites are all easy walking distance from the respective railway stations.

We offer short term accommodation options and can provide additional support to ensure your move is smooth, whether it be just yourself or you and your family.

For more information about living and working in beautiful Gippsland, please visit our careers website at https://www.lchs.com.au/careers/living-and-working-in-gippsland.

For information in relation to the recruitment process, please contact Kayla Massaro, Recruitment/HR Business Partner at kayla.massaro@lchs.com.au using the subject line: General Practitioner - Gippsland Clinics enquiry via EthicalJobs.

At LCHS, we want to help you get back to what matters. To see the full position description or to express your interest, click the Apply Now button.

We are an equal opportunity employer and therefore, we will consider all qualified applicants for employment. We are partnered with Job Access and pledged to Soldier On. We are a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and identities, LGBTIQ+ people, people with a lived experience of disability and service personnel and their families to name a few. We will make reasonable adjustments when required. We are a child safe organisation. Successful applicants will be required to obtain a satisfactory security clearance and an Employee Working with Children Check before we can make any offer of employment.

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