Dates: ASAP – December 2020, (2-3 week blocks accepted).
ABOUT THE PRACTICE
A private-billing clinic with an adjoining hospital in regional SA require several GP locums over the coming months as they manage a period of staff shortage. Doctors must have recent Emergency experience and be willing to help out on the on-call roster. Doctors with procedural skills in Obstetrics, Surgery and Anaesthetics are also encouraged to express an interest, additional payments apply to Doctors who can help out in a procedural capacity.
Services include telehealth specialists services, on-site pathology, mental health, allied health services and multiple visiting specialists. This is an AGPAL accredited private billing practice, where you will see about 30 patients per day.
The team provides a complete service to the local Hospital including Obstetrics, Anaesthetics, Surgery, Emergency, Paediatrics, acute medical and aged care. The hospital includes 39 public beds, six day surgery beds, two operating theatres, same day and overnight stay, specialist consulting rooms, youth health, plus a residential aged care unit that accommodates 11 State-funded aged care beds and 30 Commonwealth aged care beds. All out-of-hours visits to Emergency are privately-billed.
ABOUT THE ROLE
You will work alongside anywhere up to 12 Doctors per day in the purpose-built clinic and have 2-4 nurses for support. Usually, you will be required to work 1-2 days midweek on-call and 1 day per weekend. More on-call can be requested and is actually encouraged.
When on-call you will manage all triage and have no clinic appointments. You will also be given your own nurse in the clinic and start on-call at 0800. Patients who present to the ED after-hours are privately billed.
* Software: Medical Director and Zen Med for billing
* Clinic hours: Arrive at 0845 for a 0900 start, working until 1730.
* Payment: $1500 per day for clinic and $1800 per day for Emergency on-call
* Provisions: Travel, accommodation and car provided
Apply today or call for more details!