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The Northern Territory news Sat 10 Sep 2011

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Title

The Northern Territory news Sat 10 Sep 2011

Other title

NT news

Collection

The Northern Territory news; NewspaperNT

Date

2011-09-10

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Language

English

Subject

Community newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Darwin; Australian newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Darwin

Publisher name

Nationwide News Pty. Limited

Place of publication

Darwin

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Copyright. Made available by the publisher under licence.

Copyright owner

Nationwide News Pty. Limited

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https://www.legislation.gov.au/Series/C1968A00063

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/235158

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/650225

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20 NT NEWS. Saturday, September 10, 2011. CLASSIFIEDS 8944 9999 www.ntnews.com.au P U B : N T N E W S D A T E : 1 0 -S E P -2 0 1 1 P A G E : 4 2 0 C O L O R : K 1066785v3 D E P A R T M E N T O F H E A L T H N T 1 1 4 0 1 a d c o rp Health Careers & Opportunities in the Northern Territory If you want your career to go places then join Department of Health in the Northern Territory. The challenges and opportunities in health and community care in the Territory are like no other in Australia, from remote Aboriginal health to tropical health and Australias National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre. Continued investments in Aboriginal health, remote health, acute care and community services offer many opportunities for health professionals who want to be part of making a difference. HEALTH SERVICES SENIOR RURAL MEDICAL PRACTITIONER Senior Rural Medical Practitioner (SRMP) RL 4.1 4.4 Remuneration Package Range $185 860 $207 238 (Comprising salary $163 143 $182 031, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave) Potential total Remuneration Package in the vicinity of $465 260 which includes the above Package Range and in addition; SRMP allowance, attraction allowance, retention allowance, professional development allowance, potential medicare revenue activity incentive payment. A relocation allowance may also apply Central Australia Remote Health Medical Unit Alice Springs Temporary contract for up to 5 years is available The Senior Rural Medical Practitioner works closely with primary health personnel in remote communities and with allied health staff at Remote Health as a valuable member of the health team. The primary duty is to provide primary medical services to designated remote communities through regular scheduled visits and ongoing telephone and administrative support. The successful applicant will have a Medical degree eligible for full registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), with Fellowship of either Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP), Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) or Australasian Faculty Public Health Medicine (AFPHM) or equivalent and in addition at least one or more advanced skill areas to a senior level of expertise in conjunction with extensive relevant experience. You must be able to travel to remote communities by 4WD/ light aircraft and to be able to stay overnight. Experience in Aboriginal Health and Public Health would be an advantage. Attractive salaries are offered, plus overtime and bush travel allowance. Accommodation at remote sites is provided. Six weeks annual leave plus two weeks study leave. After one year you are eligible for a generous training allowance. Quote vacancy number: 3503 RURAL MEDICAL PRACTITIONER Rural Medical Practitioner (RMP) RL 3.1 3.5 Remuneration Package Range $164 016 $178 579 (Comprising salary $143 842 $156 709, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave) Potential total Remuneration Package in the vicinity of $357 188 which includes the above Package Range and attraction allowance, retention allowance, professional development allowance, potential medicare revenue activity incentive payment. A relocation allowance may also apply Central Australia Remote Health Medical Unit Alice Springs Temporary contract for up to 5 years is available The Rural Medical Practitioner works closely with primary health personnel in remote communities and with allied health staff at Remote Health as a valuable member of the health team. The primary duty is to provide primary medical services to designated remote communities through regular scheduled visits and ongoing telephone and administrative support. The successful applicant will have a Medical degree eligible for full registration with the AHPRA. RMP 3.3 3.5 are required to hold a Fellowship of either RACGP, ACRRM or AFPHM together with appropriate rural training or equivalent training and experience. You must be able to travel to remote communities by 4WD/light aircraft and to be able to stay overnight. Experience in Aboriginal Health and Public Health would be an advantage. Attractive salaries are offered, plus overtime and bush travel allowance. Accommodation at remote sites is provided. Six weeks annual leave plus two weeks study leave. After one year you are eligible for a generous training allowance. Quote vacancy number: 3506 The level of appointments for both positions will be determined by qualifi cations and experience. For more information please contact Dr John Hester on (08) 8951 7010 or email john.hester@nt.gov.au or Iona Pringle on (08) 8951 7010 or email iona.pringle@nt.gov.au Vacancies closing date: 30 September 2011 APPLICATION INFORMATION Applicants should address the selection criteria and provide a current CV and contact details for 2 referees (preferably an email address) as well as complete the Credentialing and Scope of Clinical Practice Application Form for Remote Health. A full job description and Credentialing Application Form can be obtained by visiting www.nt.gov.au/jobs Further information about these positions can be obtained by FREECALL 1300 659 247 or email recruitmentjobvacancies@nt.gov.au Information on the Territory and its great lifestyle is available at www.theterritory.com.au Note: The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Clearance notice / Ochre Card (application forms available from SAFE NT @ www.workingwithchildren.nt.gov.au) and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history. Department of Health is a Smoke Free Workplace nt.gov.au/health General vacancies 1061661v7 D E P A R T M E N T O F H E A L T H N T 1 1 3 9 6 a d c o rp Health Careers & Opportunities in the Northern Territory If you want your career to go places then join Department of Health in the Northern Territory. The challenges and opportunities in health and community care in the Territory are like no other in Australia, from remote Aboriginal health to tropical health and Australias National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre. Continued investments in Aboriginal health, remote health, acute care and community services offer many opportunities for health professionals who want to be part of making a difference. HEALTH SERVICES COMMUNITY GENERAL PRACTITIONER, YIRRKALA Senior Rural Medical Practitioner (SRMP) RL 4.1 4.4 Remuneration Package Range $185 860 $207 238 (Comprising salary $163 143 $182 031, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave) Potential total Remuneration Package in the vicinity of $465 260 which includes the above Package Range and in addition; SRMP allowance, attraction allowance, retention allowance, professional development allowance, potential medicare revenue activity incentive payment, Fares Out of Isolated Localities, fully subsidised accommodation. A relocation allowance may apply. Top End Remote Health Yirrkala Health Centre Temporary contract for 2 to 5 years is available A vacancy is available based in Yirrkala in the Top End of the Northern Territory (NT) for an experienced General Practitioner (GP) with rural medical experience or qualifi cations, to live and work in the community as part of a multidisciplinary primary health care team of Remote Area Nurses, Aboriginal Health Workers, administration team, drivers and visiting professionals. Servicing a population of approximately 1000, Yirrkala is located 18 km south east of Nhulunbuy on Cape Arnhem and is accessible via the Central Arnhem Road, with travel time approximately 15 minutes. You will be responsible for clinical and public health services to remote Aboriginal communities and their outstations. You will work in a team with resident Aboriginal Health Workers and Remote Area Nurses, and in the larger communities, other resident GPs. Support is provided by visiting GP and specialist medical services, as well as a range of allied health professionals. Telephone consultations are available to both the GP and the rest of the primary health care team, and ensure that the workload for solo GPs is sustainable. Emergency medical retrievals are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Gove District Hospital provides secondary care and Royal Darwin Hospital is the destination for tertiary care. Your professional and management support base will be in Darwin, which you will visit regularly. Successful applicant will have a medical degree eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA), a current drivers licence and experience or interest in Aboriginal health. International medical graduates must meet the qualifi cations and experience criteria specifi ed by the AHPRA. Those seeking vocational training with either Royal Australian College of General Practitioners or Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine are advised that this location has been eligible for support from the Remote Vocation Training Scheme. Quote Vacancy Number: 30347 For further information please contact Dr Hugh Heggie on (08) 8922 8245 or email hugh.heggie@nt.gov.au or Christine Seth on (08) 8985 8132 or email christine.seth@nt.gov.au Closing date: 30 September 2011 APPLICATION INFORMATION Applicants should address the selection criteria and provide a current CV and contact details for 2 referees (preferably an email address) as well as complete the Credentialing and Scope of Clinical Practice Application Form for Remote Health. A full job description and Credentialing Application Form can be obtained by visiting www.nt.gov.au/jobs Further information about these positions can be obtained by FREECALL 1300 659 247 or email recruitmentjobvacancies@nt.gov.au Information on the Territory and its great lifestyle is available at www.theterritory.com.au Note: The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Clearance notice / Ochre Card (application forms available from SAFE NT @ www.workingwithchildren.nt.gov.au) and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history. Department of Health is a Smoke Free Workplace nt.gov.au/health 1054676v6