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East Devonport Medical

REGION: North West
ACRRM: Community - Primary Care
RACGP: All levels of Registrar Training
TYPE: General Practice
GPT3/4 Registrars - Expressions of Interest welcome here

practice details

RA Classification:
2
Accredited By:
RACGP
Accreditation Level:
All levels of Registrar Training
Practice Hours:
M-F 8am-6pm, when on call Sat 9am-12pm
Branch Practice:
No
Association Hospital:
Mersey Community Hospital - Latrobe. 5kms
Services offered by Hospital:
24hr ED, HDU, General, Orthopaedic, ENT surgery, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Dental, Day procedures, Sleep Studies, General Medicine, Cardiac Rehab, O&G, Special Care Nursery, Birthing Suites, Radiology, Pathology, Specialist Clinics, Pharmacy and Allied Health Services
VMO rights:
Yes
Aged care/beds nursing home:
Medical Services provided to four local nursing homes
No. of acute beds:
100
After Hour Assistance:
GP Assist. Share Weekend on call with another local clinic
Practice Management Software:
Best Practice
Electronic data/hard data/both:
Electronic
Internet Connection:
ADSL Broadband
Billing Type:
Private and Bulk Billing
% bulk billed, %gap, %private:
Approx 75% bulk billed, 15% Private and 10% workers comp
Practice protocols for billing:
Bulk bill pensioners, health card holders and under 16
Practice Amenities:
Spacious, separate toilets, private lunchroom, fully equipped kitchen.
Building features:
Purpose built premises, air-conditioning, all 9 consulting room with windows with most having a view of local park
Parking available:
Private carpark with private entrance
Medical students & other regs:
Medical and nursing students
Population served:
7622 active patients with database of 12651 in total
Demographic of population:
Local families; from newborn through to elderly
What is Commonly seen:
Family medicine, chronic disease, immunisation, mental health problems, general medicine, workers comp and surgical procedures

staff details

Practice Manager:
Margaret Criggie
Number of Doctors:
6
Doctors Hours:
3 P/T, 6 F/T
Doctors Special Interests:
Teaching: chronic disease management, diabetes, women's health, children's health, counselling and minor procedures, FRACGP, DRANZCOG, grad Cert. Teaching & Learning
Supervisor:
Dr Bryn Parry, D Kanwal Kaur, Dr Suren Naiker & Dr Jeremy Bott
Principal Supervisors Profile:
Dr Parry, Clapton and Naiker have been serving this community for a combined 70 years, and are highly regarded.
Coverage:
Two RNs in the clinic every day. One EN services the elderly community. Pathology nurses collects specimens at the clinic 2 mornings a week
What allied health available:
Diabetes Educator, Audiologist and Occupational Physician
How many reception staff:
5

registrar details

Own Room for registrar:
Yes
Expected hours for registrar:
9am-12.30pm, 2pm-5.30pm
Evenings:
No
Nights:
one per week on call
Saturday/Sunday/Public Holidays:
Sat - Approx 2 morning sessions in a 6 month roster, Sunday & Public Holidays - when on call,
On call and frequency:
Approx 1 weekend every 3 months
On call Support:
GP Assist triage all calls after 6.00pm. GP Supervisor available for advice
Is part-time work available?:
On negotiation
Number of patients per hour:
Usually 3-5 per hour depending on ability and confidence
Practice training style:
Supervised consultations; mutual observation; video review; Weekly scheduled tutorial involving some patient consultations, Small group learning and Presentations, etc
Method/forms of teaching:
Registrar involved in design to suit individual needs
Procedures reg will be able to undertake during placements:
Standard GP general Medicine, procedures including implants, wedge resections and excision of skin lesions.
Learning resources available:
Library, Therapeutic Guidelines and UptoDate available on desktop.
Safety features:
Monitored security system, secure admin area, portable distress buttons, installed distress buttons and support staff available
Registrar Accommodation:
No, however we are happy to assist with finding suitable accommodation.
Nat Min Terms & Conditions - % for each term:
Guaranteed minimum wage or % patients fees, whichever is higher. Calculated daily and paid weekly
Period calculated 3/12 or 2/52:
1/52.
Plus superannuation or including:
Super 9% is paid in addition to the above

equipment

ECG:
Yes
Slip Lamp:
-
Defibrillator:
Yes
Spirometry:
Yes
Molemax or equivalent:
No

extra information

Practice ethos/philosophy:

The overall mission of this medical practice is: To provide a caring family medical service, which is available to everyone.

Practice expectation of registrar:

Passion for learning and General Practice. Respect for colleagues and patients. Keen to participate in practice activities. Own car and current drivers licence. Current Medical Indemnity. Own Stethoscope and diagnostic set

Information about town and facilities:

Nearest Airport is 10 mins. Spirit of Tasmania Ferry Terminal 3 mins. Devonport is a coastal city with fabulous beaches and walking tracks. Choice of Private and Public schooling in the area. Clinic is close to Banks, shopping centre and recreational facilities.

 

contact details

13 Stephen Street, Devonport 7310

Phone: 03 6427 9111
Email:


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