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* SENIOR MEDICAL OFFICER – WUNAN HEALTH

+ Want to work somewhere awesome?
+ Want to work for a First Aboriginal Owned GP Clinic in the Kimberley Region?
+ How would you like to live and work in the beautiful Kimberley?

Think about living a stone’s throw away from some of nature’s most stunning gorges and waterfalls…

Spend your weekends fishing, out on a boat or sipping icy cold drinks on Lake Kununurra…

Spend your long weekends taking a drive up the NT exploring or shopping spree…

Located in the stunning East Kimberley region, Kununurra offers a unique and breathtaking landscape that is sure to inspire you every day. From the rugged cliffs and gorges of the Bungle Bungles to the tranquil waters of Lake Argyle, this region is truly a sight to behold. It’s not just the natural beauty that makes Kununurra such a special place. The people of the East Kimberley are deeply connected to their cultural heritage and the diversity of their traditions and beliefs is truly remarkable.

As a Senior Medical Officer (SMO) at Wunan Health, you will have the opportunity to work closely with these communities, providing essential health care services while learning about their rich cultural history.

Wunan Health & Well-Being services include:

* Private medical practice – delivering general practitioner, nursing services and allied health
* headspace Kununurra – supporting young people aged 12 to 25 years with mental health services
* Low Medical Withdrawal Unit – an exciting new opportunity offering care and support to reduce harmful impacts of alcohol and/or drug use

Wunan Health is seeking a Senior Medical Officer to join our team in Kununurra, Western Australia.

As the Senior Medical Officer (SMO), you will be responsible for overseeing and providing clinical care in Kununurra and surrounding communities, in line with regional best practice guidelines and protocols, and accepted professional standards.
More specifically, some of your day-to-day duties will include:

Job perks to this Salaried position:

* Attractive remuneration up to $330,000 including superannuation
* Relocation assistance to the value of $2000
* Free rental accommodation
* Salary packaging opportunity
* Annual flight to Perth
* Rural Health incentive payments starting from $25,000
* 5 weeks of annual leave

Responsibilities (among others):

* Leads the WH medical service team, in conjunction with Practice Manager, to include rostering medical staff to ensure appropriate cover and skill mix and ensures effective leave management strategies are in place.
* Supports the Executive Management Team on medical resourcing and strategies to ensure effective medical services within WH.
* Supports recruitment, orientation and performance development of all staff under direct supervision in conjunction with Practice Manager and Clinical Coordinator.
* Prepares and conducts, or where appropriate, delegates professional reports, reviews and other investigations, and provides a medical professional consultancy service as required.
* Liaises with appropriate medical staff on issues of clinical importance affecting Wunan Health.
* Ensures WH medical staff conducts their duties in accordance with relevant policies, procedures and legislation.
* Ensures that Clinical Incidents and complaints are escalated to the PM and Clinical Medical Director as appropriate.
* Ensures timely teams reporting of notifiable diseases to the Kimberley Population Health Unit.
* Liaises regularly with the CMD regarding clinical and medical administrative/management issues.
* Contributes to health service planning and policy at local level and provides input at regional and state level as required.

Job Requirements – Essential:

* A minimum of 3 years of clinical experience as a medical practitioner
* Demonstrated clinical experience and/or post graduate qualifications commensurate with clinical duties and medical supervisory roles including management, public health, medical administration or health training.
* Good understanding of Indigenous Health issues and work within a cross-cultural environment.
* Highly developed communication, conflict resolution skills.
* Interpersonal, team negotiation, conceptual and analytical skills with proven ability to implement strategy and policy.
* Current knowledge of legislative obligations for Equal Opportunity, Disability Services and Occupational Safety and Health, and how these affect employment and service delivery.

Pre-employment requirements:

* Satisfactory Criminal History Check (not older than 6 months)
* Satisfactory Working with Childrens Check
* Qualified General Practitioner who has, or is eligible for, full registration with AHPRA
* Meeting citizenship/residency or visa requirements
* Current Australian unrestricted ‘C’ class Driver’s license.
* Evidence of registration by the Medical Board of Australia must be provided prior to commencement
* Professional Indemnity Insurance

By making application for this position you agree to abide by and follow Wunan policies and procedures.

By making application for this position it is expected that you have rights to work in Australia

For more information about this role, please contact Serena Rafferty – Executive Assistant at Executive.Assistant@wunanhealth.org.au or Andrea Edwards on mb: 0401 371 341, alternatively HumanResources@wunan.org.au.

Please apply via SEEK / other including in your application a cover letter addressing the selection criteria, a current resume and at least two referees (ideally including most recent supervisor).
NOTE: All final applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a criminal record check and/or a working with children check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

COB 18 August, 2023 (Wunan reserves the right to commence recruitment process and/or close recruitment early if an applicable candidate is sourced).

* GENERAL PRACTITIONER – WUNAN HEALTH

Want to work somewhere awesome?

Want to work for a First Aboriginal Owned GP Clinic in the Kimberley Region?

How would you like to live and work in the beautiful Kimberley?

Think about living a stone’s throw away from some of nature’s most stunning gorges and waterfalls…

Spend your weekends fishing, out on a boat or sipping icy cold drinks on Lake Kununurra…

Spend your long weekends taking a drive up the NT exploring or shopping spree…

Sounds pretty awesome, right? Kununurra, WA home of the picturesque Lake Argyle, surrounding gorges and waterfalls, adventurous fishing experiences and sits 75km off the WA/NT Border practically making us cousins.

Well you could have all of this and more by becoming one of our General Practitioners at Wunan Health and Wellbeing Centre, the only Aboriginal owned GP clinic in the Kimberley region and well beyond!.

We are seeking passionate GPs who want to contribute to the health of remote and rural Kimberley residents working at our NEW purpose built Centre in Kununurra, work alongside a remarkable enthusiastic team lead by Dr Stephanie Trust, Clinical Director & local Kidja woman.

Job perks to this Salaried position:

• Base rate of $270,000 p.a. (FTE)

• Salary sacrifice options

• 6 weeks’ paid leave

• Subsidised housing

• Relocation assistance

• Annual airfare allowance

• Motor Vehicle incentive

• AHPRA registration fees paid

• Study leave and access to professional development opportunities

• Highest level of WIP incentives (based on MM7 location)

• Weekday hours – providing a great work/life balance

• Teaching Practice – opportunities to provide training, guidance and experience onto up and coming trainees

If this sounds like a job for you, than please apply, we are seeking motivated enthusiastic GP’s wanting to make a difference in the remote/rural areas of WA…

Think you’ll be perfect for a GP role? Or interests in a locum stint with us during 2023? We’re happy to discuss options.

If you are interested please email Andrea.Edwards@wunanhealth.org.au with your CV and details and we will be in contact

We’re after GPs for an immediate commencement, as well as to fill gaps in our 2023 GP clinic requirements.

Employment as a GP at Wunan Health and Wellbeing Centre is subject to:

• Qualified General Practitioner who has, or is eligible for, full registration with AHPRA

• Obtaining a National Police Check / Working with Children (WWC) check

• Meeting citizenship/residency or visa requirements

*Wunan reserves the right to finalise the recruitment process earlier if needed.

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