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Derwent Valley Medical Centre

REGION: South
ACRRM: Community - Primary Care, Hospital - Emergency Care, Hospital - In-Patient Care
RACGP: All levels of Registrar Training
TYPE: General Practice
SKILLS: Extended Skills
DISCIPLINE: Aged Care
GPT3/4 Registrars - Expressions of Interest welcome here

practice details

RA Classification:
2
Accredited By:
RACGP and ACRRM
Accreditation Level:
All levels of Registrar Training
Practice Hours:
Clinic open Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:30pm. Closed on weekends and public holidays.
Branch Practice:
No
Association Hospital:
New Norfolk District Hospital
Services offered by Hospital:
Subacute care
VMO rights:
Full VMO/staff specialist admitting rights. Registrars are fully supported in this role by their friendly supervisors
Aged care/beds nursing home:
Corumbene Aged Care Facility
No. of acute beds:
15 beds
After Hour Assistance:
GP Assist
Practice Management Software:
Medical Director and Pracsoft
Electronic data/hard data/both:
Electronic records only
Internet Connection:
NBN
Billing Type:
Mixed private and bulk billing.
% bulk billed, %gap, %private:
20-25% private billing patients.
Practice protocols for billing:
Pay at the end of consultation.
Practice Amenities:
3 staff bathrooms and shower. Staff room in separate adjacent building with kitchenette.
Building features:
12 consulting rooms. 4 treatment rooms. 1 theatre/procedure room. Several allied health rooms.
Parking available:
Yes
Medical students & other regs:
Regular medical students from John Flynn and the University of Tasmania
Population served:
The Derwent Valley
Demographic of population:
Higher chronic disease rates than the capital city averages.
What is Commonly seen:
Diabetes, ischaemic heart disease, COPD, asthma, paediatric health checks, women’s medicine and skin cancer medicine and surgery.

staff details

Practice Manager:
Mychaela Douglas
Number of Doctors:
10
Doctors Hours:
8:30am to 5:30pm
Doctors Special Interests:
Skin cancer surgery, general medicine, hospital inpatient care, geriatric medicine, paediatrics and women’s health.
Supervisor:
Dr Lester Pepingco, Dr Martin Neuberger,& Dr Gonzalo De Angulo
Principal Supervisors Profile:
Dr Lester Pepingco, practice principal is passionate about supporting and teaching medical students and registrars at all levels of their training. He has postgraduate qualifications in skin cancer surgery and has a keen interest in rural and hospital medicine.
Coverage:
Clinic open Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:30pm. Closed on weekends and public holidays.
What allied health available:
Psychologists, physiotherapist, exercise physiologist, dietitian, diabetes educator.
How many reception staff:
10

registrar details

Own Room for registrar:
Yes
Expected hours for registrar:
4 days per week 8:30am to 4:30pm OR 9:00am to 5:00pm
Evenings:
No
Nights:
No
Saturday/Sunday/Public Holidays:
No
On call and frequency:
One in every 7-10 nights.
On call Support:
GP Supervisor available.
Is part-time work available?:
Yes
Number of patients per hour:
Maximum 3
Practice training style:
Protected regular teaching at all levels
Method/forms of teaching:
Mix of presentations, group learning, one-on-one and procedural.
Procedures reg will be able to undertake during placements:
Supervised skin cancer clinic sessions available
Learning resources available:
On site medical library, access to Therapeutic Guidelines.
Safety features:
As per AGPAL accreditation requirements.
Registrar Accommodation:
Not available
Nat Min Terms & Conditions - % for each term:
To be negotiated. Well above award.
Period calculated 3/12 or 2/52:
Fortnightly
Plus superannuation or including:
Plus superannuation.

equipment

ECG:
Yes
Slip Lamp:
Yes
Defibrillator:
Yes
Spirometry:
Yes
Molemax or equivalent:
Yes

extra information

Practice ethos/philosophy:

Derwent Valley Medical Centre is a teaching medical practice. We provide compassionate, evidence-based medical care to our community.

Practice expectation of registrar:
We are seeking a registrar who is passionate about rural health care and enjoys working in a supportive team.
Information about town and facilities:

The practice is located 35 minutes from the Hobart CBD and serves a population of 14,500 patients. Pathology collection is available onsite. Radiology services are available through the District Hospital next door. A variety of allied health providers are on-site or nearby.

 

contact details

11 Burnett Street, New Norfolk 7140

Phone: 03 6261 1399
Fax: 03 6261 4246
Email:

https://www.derwentvalleymedicalcentre.com.au/


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