High Street Family Practice
RACGP: GPT3 + stages of registrar training
TYPE: General Practice
GPT3/4 Registrars - Expressions of Interest welcome here
GPT3 + stages of Registrar Training
08.00 – 5.30
Launceston General Hospital (public)
Services offered by Hospital:
A+E Specialist clinics
Aged care/beds nursing home:
After Hour Assistance:
GP Assist weekdays. Launceston After Hours service weekends and public holidays.
Practice Management Software:
Electronic data/hard data/both:
Private & B/Bill
% bulk billed, %gap, %private:
Approx.. 50/50 Private to B/Billing
Practice protocols for billing:
B/Bill under 16’s and over 65 Pensioners
3 consulting rooms, 2 Nurses rooms, 1 treatment room, Staff room/kitchen/ toilets/shower/garden area.
Limited. 3 hours free across the road
Medical students & other regs:
Yes Medical Students
Demographic of population:
1513 Female/1617 Male 2 other
2 Full Time 1 part time Contractor (1 week on 1 week off)
Doctors Special Interests:
Preventative health, Mental Health, child health, minor procedures.
Dr Ali Kidmas
Principal Supervisors Profile:
BM, BCH;FRCS;(Glas);FWACS;FRACCP; r Kidmas moved to Tasmania over 6 years ago, first serving in the West Coast of Tasmania for 3 years before relocating to Launceston in December 2010. His basic medical training was from the University of Jos, Nigeria, graduating in 1992. He has worked in several countries, the last being Republic of Marshall Islands before relocating to Tasmania. He attained, through training and examinations, Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons of Glasgow (2001), Fellowship of the West African College of Surgeons (2002), Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (2009). He finds working through the often undifferentiated medical problems and chronic conditions that presents to General Practice both engaging and stimulating. His interest in General Practice includes chronic diseases, childhood problems, mental health and minor procedures. He is a casual Tutor at the Launceston Clinical School, University of Tasmania.
08.30 – 5.00 Monday - Friday
What allied health available:
How many reception staff:
2 Full Time 1 Practice Manager; 1 EN 2 Days per week, 1 RN 4 days per week
Own Room for registrar:
Expected hours for registrar:
09.00 – 5.00
On call and frequency:
No On Call
Is part-time work available?:
Number of patients per hour:
4 per hour
Method/forms of teaching:
Procedures reg will be able to undertake during placements:
Learning resources available:
Alarm key on telephone system. Always another person in Practice.
Nat Min Terms & Conditions - % for each term:
Period calculated 3/12 or 2/52:
Plus superannuation or including:
Molemax or equivalent:
Working together as a team to promote quality in preventative healthcare.
Practice expectation of registrar:
Information about town and facilities:
There a 2 main private schools in Launceston, Scotch Oakburn and Launceston Grammer. We are very close to the CBD which offers many retail outlets, cafes and restaurants. There is a cinema and The Princess Theatre. Fitness centres abound and an indoor swimming pool/fitness centre is located opposite the Practice. Next door is a good café for lunches and coffee. We are only a 15 minute drive from Launceston Airport. If you want to relax by the ocean we are a mere 50 mins away from Weymouth and Greens Beach both popular with the people of Launceston. Cataract Gorge is very close by an area of great beauty, it is a popular tourist attraction as well as for locals. All in all Launceston has it all – and is a great place to live and work.
Qv Centre, Suite 7, 7 High Street,
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