Outreach Doctors

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General Practitioner

Outreach Doctors
Hervey Bay & Fraser Coast Healthcare & Medical
General Practitioners Full time

Outreach Doctors is recruiting an experienced General Practitioner with either FACRRM or FRACGP based on the beautiful Fraser Coast.   The Outreach Doctors hub offers a bright and welcoming environment with lake views and is well integrated within the growing Hervey Bay community.

We provide the following dedicated services to the Fraser Coast community: 

  • Holistic primary health care.
  • A focus on chronic disease management including care plans and health checks.
  • Complex case management with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Monday to Friday clinics (Saturday by appointment).
  • After hours coverage by phone with experienced RN.
  • Outreach Clinics in a variety of settings.
  • Treatment for Hepatitis C in collaboration with Sunshine Coast University Hospital Gastroenterology Department.
  • Needle and Syringe Program for patients in partnership with WBHHS AODS.
  • Immunisations including COVID-19 and Iron transfusions.
  • Diagnosis and treatment for complex mental health disorders of all ages with a clinical psychologist as well as streamlined specialist psychiatry referral pathways.
  • Sexual health screening and treatment with a focus on education, prevention and harm minimisation including prescribing of PrEP.
  • Antenatal services provided by our amazing woman centred midwife.
  • Clinical support to Out-of-Home Care providers.
  • A streamlined referral process for assisting patients with NDIS and Aged Care access.
  • Outreach Palliative Care service providing care to patients in their homes.
  • Management of patients in Residential Aged Care facilities.
  • Advocate for our patients and connect them with relevant services in our region.
  • Understand the connection between a healthy environment and a healthy community.
  • Foster and build relationships with other community organisations.
     

At Outreach Doctors we are committed to professional development and training.  We have a long-term perspective on capacity building within the organisation and encourage staff development and specialisation.


About the Role:
Outreach Doctors is seeking an experienced General Practitioner with either FACRRM or FRACGP.   

Our team includes a:

  • strategic and well respected practice manager
  • highly capable and supportive medical receptionist
  • experienced registered nurses
  • well cherished midwife
  • aboriginal health worker
  • exercise physiologist
  • clinical psychologist
  • alcohol and other drugs counsellor
  • occupational therapist
  • social worker

There is a high nursing to doctor ratio to ensure that you are well supported. 
 

We have a partnership with one of the area’s leading pharmacies to deliver unparalleled service to our patients including free webster packs and delivery of medications.


Essential assets for the role:
•    The ability to provide thorough assessments and management in the community including in an outreach capacity.
•    Experience working with vulnerable and disadvantaged communities including those either homeless or at risk of homelessness.
•    Working knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and how it relates to healthcare delivery.
•    Assist with clinical leadership at all levels of the organisation.
•    The ability to manage a complex caseload of patients.
•    A non-judgemental demeanour and high emotional intelligence.
•    Strong communication skills and the ability to work within a multidisciplinary team with specialists, allied health, clinical and administration professionals.
•    Being a strong patient advocate.


Benefits of the role:

  • 70% of billings (negotiable).
  • Mixed billing practice with non-concession card holders charged a gap fee.
  • Flexible workplace environment with part-time and full-time opportunities.
  • Latest technology including Best Practice, Automed and MyGPMPtool.
  • Outstanding IT support for telehealth services.
     

Please apply with a cover letter detailing your suitability for the role with current CV to angie@outreachdoctors.com