General Practitioner

An exciting opportunity has been made available for a highly skilled General Practitioner to join our TAIHS medical clinic team in Ayr.  

Each day will be distinct however your key areas of responsibility will be:

  • Providing high quality medical care for patients
  • Assessing walk in presentations
  • Management of acute and emergency presentation
  • Performing quality chronic disease care
  • Performing preventative medical care
  • Collaborating with other health professionals and colleagues
  • Supporting Indigenous Health Screening
  • Supporting eHealth initiatives


About you

To be successful in this role, you will demonstrate

  • Sound clinical knowledge in assessment and management of patients and a commitment to provide appropriate high-quality service
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills, and ability to interact positively in a cross-cultural work environment, as a team member
  • An interest in and a commitment to improving Indigenous health
  • An ability to interact effectively with people from diverse cultures
  • Knowledge of the issues affecting the health of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people


Required Qualifications


  • A highly qualified professional and a compassionate individual with a Medical Degree equivalent to Fellowship of RACGP or Fellow of ACCRM Australian college of rural and remote medicine. 
  •  Must be vocational registered as a GP
  • Registered with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (APHRA).
  • Critical thinking skills as well as good oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to assess, evaluate and determine clinical decisions.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed medical records about each patient.
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team when a patient requires referral to another medical professional for specialist treatment or diagnostic tests.
  • Collaborate with other physicians and nurses to form a high performing medical team.
  • Strong understanding of examination methodologies, diagnostics, various medical treatments, and pharmaceutical solutions.
  • In-depth knowledge of legal medical guidelines and medicine best practices.
  • Remain up-to-speed with developments and best practices in medicine by attending conferences and seminars
  • High level of computer literacy
  • High level of verbal and written communication skills
  • Previous experience with MD and Practsoft at GP level, Pencat and Logic would be advantageous.
  • Participate in ongoing quality improvement activities, clinical governance meetings and inhouse continuing medical education.
  • Participate in school programmes, outreach, etc. as directed.



Other Requirements

  • ·      Work out of normal hours of duty may be required
    • Travel across Region may be required
    • Current C Class Drivers Licence (Qld)
    • Current Blue Card (working with children and young people) (or AHPRA registration if required)
    • Satisfactory Police Check – no Serious/Criminal/Court Record (if required)
    • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the role in a safe manner
    • Ability to obtain LCS2 Application for a Child Safety and Personal History Screening (if required)




If this sounds like you, please apply via the "Apply For This Job" link to be re-directed to the TAIHS Job Portal

Application Instructions


Please submit the below documentation:

* CV

* Cover letter addressing the selection criteria which can be found within the position description

Applications Close:  5pm, December 2021.





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