Penrith - General Practitioner - Full Time

ABOUT THE POSITION

  • Provide clinical services to advance the health of Wellington Aboriginal Corporation Health Service including specific services of general medical practice, emergency care and community health.
  • Contribute to the planning, delivery and evaluation of the primary health programs and services delivered by Wellington Aboriginal Corporation Health Service.
  • Contribute to the development of clinical policies and best practice services delivery in primary health care.
  • Actively implement the suit of EPC Items including Aboriginal Health Checks as part of routine planned care.
  • Provide client care in accordance with the ethics and standards of the medical profession.
  • Ensure that concise comprehensive, and accurate client records are maintained in a timely manner.
  • Maintain appropriate records that provide the service with timely and accurate reports.
  • Undertake professional development activities to ensure the continued delivery of best practice clinical care.
  • Participate in medical research and quality assurance programs to ensure safe and effective health care.
  • Gather and record statistical data relevant to measuring performance against agreed indicators and participate in review and evaluation activities.
  • Participate in meetings, supervision and performance reviews in accordance with organisational requirements.
  • Participate in organisational and community activities to advance the health of Aboriginal people.
  • Other duties as required, within your skills, experience and capacity.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • The general practitioner is required to be appropriately trained and experienced in the discipline of general practice, and assessed as competent for the position in rural New South Wales.
  • The general practitioner must abide by all legislative acts governing medical practice in New South Wales.
  • Previous experience in providing health services to Aboriginal communities and a thorough working knowledge of health issues impacting on Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people.
  • Previous experience working within a structured policy environment and the ability to implement and monitor staff compliance.
  • Demonstrate a good standard of interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish effective internal and external workplace relationships.
  • Well-developed organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work individually and as part of a team.
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to Aboriginal culture and history, and current issues affecting the lives of Aboriginal people.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the issues that impact on Aboriginal people and Aboriginal communities.
  • Willingness to undertake professional training.
  • Current Drivers Licence.
  • Understanding of EEO, H&S, EAPS and Ethical works practices and the ability to implement and model these standards within the workplace.


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