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Headspace – Launceston

REGION: North
RACGP: Approved
TYPE: Specialty Practice
SKILLS: Extended Skills
DISCIPLINE: Adolescent and Youth Health, Mental Health
GPT3/4 Registrars - Expressions of Interest welcome here

practice details

RA Classification:
MMM 2
Accredited By:
RACGP
Accreditation Level:
Extended Skills only. Option to complete GP FPS training (level 2 MHST) via headspace National Office.
Practice Hours:
9am-5pm,Monday to Friday excluding public holidays. Multiple options available including single sessions.
Branch Practice:
Association Hospital:
N/A
Services offered by Hospital:
N/A
VMO rights:
N/A
Aged care/beds nursing home:
N/A
No. of acute beds:
N/A
After Hour Assistance:
13Sick, GP assist
Practice Management Software:
Best Practice
Electronic data/hard data/both:
Internet Connection:
Yes
Billing Type:
100% bulk billing
% bulk billed, %gap, %private:
100% bulk billing, no private billings or gap fees
Practice protocols for billing:
Age range 12 to 26 inclusive
Practice Amenities:
Staff room
Building features:
Parking available:
No
Medical students & other regs:
4th Year UTAS medical students one day per week, registrars will have no responsibilities for these students.
Population served:
Launceston and Northern Tasmania
Demographic of population:
Young people – headspace is a specialist health provider and services the needs of young people aged 12-25.
What is Commonly seen:
Mental health, Sexual and reproductive health, General health needs specific to adolescent population.

staff details

Practice Manager:
Wayne Frost, Headspace Centre Manager
Number of Doctors:
2 (approx. FTE 1.0)
Doctors Hours:
Part-time inc half and full-day clinics
Doctors Special Interests:
Mental health, adolescent medicine
Supervisor:
Dr Sarah Shepherd
Principal Supervisors Profile:
Coverage:
7 sessions per week
What allied health available:
Team of mental health professionals available for consultation on mental health; also able to take referrals from the GP. Nurse available to support with sexual health testing (drop in clinic).
How many reception staff:
3 plus 1 Nurse at 5 days a week

registrar details

Own Room for registrar:
Yes
Expected hours for registrar:
Variable – minimum one session at 3 hours
Evenings:
No
Nights:
No
Saturday/Sunday/Public Holidays:
No
On call and frequency:
No
On call Support:
13Sick, GP Assist
Is part-time work available?:
Yes
Number of patients per hour:
3 per hour
Practice training style:
As arranged by registrar specific to needs
Method/forms of teaching:
As arranged
Procedures reg will be able to undertake during placements:
Implanon insertions and removals, basic skin lesion removals.
Learning resources available:
AMH, eTG
Safety features:
Duress alarms (portable)
Registrar Accommodation:
Nat Min Terms & Conditions - % for each term:
100% of billings, or base rate of XX whichever is highest
Period calculated 3/12 or 2/52:
Fortnightly pays
Plus superannuation or including:
Salary packaging available

equipment

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

extra information

Practice ethos/philosophy:

Inclusive environment, youth friendly practice.

Practice expectation of registrar:

A passion for adolescent health.

Information about town and facilities:

We are located centrally in Launceston, so an easy walk to get a great lunch locally!

 

contact details

186 Brisbane Street

Phone: 03 6335 3100
Fax: 03 6335 3127
Email:

https://www.cornerstoneyouthservices.com.au/


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