Position: General Practitioner - Katoomba

Position Location

Cascade Street, Katoomba

Type of employment

Full Time

Hours per week


Is this an Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander identified position


Minimum Qualifications

Essential Criteria

• The general practitioner is required to be trained and experienced in the discipline of general practice, and assessed as competent for the position in rural 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.

• Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.

• Excellent organizational and time management skills.

• Awareness of and sensitivity to Aboriginal culture and history, and current issues affecting the lives of Aboriginal people.

• Current Working With Children Check, National Criminal Record Check, and unencumbered Drivers license.

Desirable Criteria

• Vocational Recognition through Fellowship with either the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) or the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM), or a recognized equivalent

About The Position

Key Duties

The primary duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

• 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

Closing Date

Position Enquiries

Contact Veenita Rao on or email hr@wachs.net.au

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