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Launceston Women’s Health Clinic

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

practice details

RA Classification:
2
Accredited By:
RACGP
Accreditation Level:
Extended Skills only
Practice Hours:
Mon 2-6pm/ Tues 8.30-5.00/ Wed 8.00 to 5.00 / Fri 8.00 to 5.00
Branch Practice:
Association Hospital:
Launceston General Hospital
Services offered by Hospital:
General medical and surgical care
VMO rights:
n/a
Aged care/beds nursing home:
n/a
No. of acute beds:
n/a
After Hour Assistance:
n/a
Practice Management Software:
Electronic data/hard data/both:
Internet Connection:
Billing Type:
Private billing, bulk bill of some review appointments
% bulk billed, %gap, %private:
98% private, 2% bulk billed.
Practice protocols for billing:
Discounted rate for patients with a concession card.
Practice Amenities:
Toilets/showers/staff room/garden/storage/bike rack
Building features:
Parking available:
Yes
Medical students & other regs:
No
Population served:
Women aged 16 years and above in northern Tasmania
Demographic of population:
What is Commonly seen:
female specific concerns such as: contraceptive needs, fertility, pregnancy planning, unintended pregnancy, pelvic pain, periods, menopause, continence.

staff details

Practice Manager:
Kath Hinde
Number of Doctors:
4
Doctors Hours:
All part time
Doctors Special Interests:
Women’s sexual and reproductive health
Supervisor:
Dr’s Sue Mallett and Katrina Tellesson
Principal Supervisors Profile:
Dr Sue Mallett, Clinical Director LWHC https://launcestonwhc.com.au/doctors/
Coverage:
Registrar would work alongside the Supervisor. On the rare occasion that a Supervisor was on leave, the Registrar would have phone access to a Supervisor.
What allied health available:
We co locate with the Launceston Health Hub https://launcestonhealthhub.com.au/
How many reception staff:
2 and we have a Nurse to assist for IUD insertion clinics which are occur one four-hour session per week.

registrar details

Own Room for registrar:
No
Expected hours for registrar:
Hours between 8am and 5pm.
Evenings:
No
Nights:
No
Saturday/Sunday/Public Holidays:
No
On call and frequency:
No
On call Support:
No
Is part-time work available?:
Yes
Number of patients per hour:
40 minutes for an Initial Appointment; 20 minutes for Review Appointment.
Practice training style:
Supervision, mentoring, supportive approach.
Method/forms of teaching:
A mixture of observation, formal teaching, journal review.
Procedures reg will be able to undertake during placements:
Implanon, Pessary fitting, Medication termination of pregnancy, IUD insertion (once this qualification has been obtained from a training organisation)
Learning resources available:
Jean Hailes, Menopause Society, Continence Foundation,
Safety features:
Yes, duress alarm system and not left alone in the Clinic.
Registrar Accommodation:
No
Nat Min Terms & Conditions - % for each term:
You will be paid an hourly rate of $100 (inclusive of superannuation) for hours worked. (Hours are calculated based on timesheets submitted via Employment Hero on a fortnightly basis). o All leave and entitlements (including personal leave and annual leave) will be paid as per the General Practice Training Program National Terms and Conditions for the Employment of Registrars (NTCER) 2019/20 GP Training Years.
Period calculated 3/12 or 2/52:
Plus superannuation or including:

equipment

ECG:
On site
Slip Lamp:
n/a
Defibrillator:
On site
Spirometry:
n/a
Molemax or equivalent:
n/a

extra information

Practice ethos/philosophy:

Vision

Women have multiple demands on them throughout their lives and these demands have a physical, emotional, and psychological impact on their wellbeing. Women require a holistic, tailored approach to the unique health challenges that affect them throughout their life.

 

Mission

GPs with a special interest in women’s health work at Launceston Women’s Health Clinic to address the challenges that real women face by providing an integrated, compassionate woman centred model of care.

 

https://www.facebook.com/Launceston-Womens-Health-Clinic-103954631367263

 

https://launcestonwhc.com.au/

 

Google Launceston Women’s Health Clinic for photos and patient reviews.

Practice expectation of registrar:

We are seeking a female doctor to join our all-female GP women’s health clinic.

Prior to commencing the placement, the Registrar would have to have successfully completed the FPAA Certificate. Family Planning Victoria is one organisation that provides this: https://www.fpv.org.au/courses/fpaa-national-certificate-in-reproductive-and-sexual-health-for-doctors?section=professional-learning-support

or DRANZCOG https://ranzcog.edu.au/training/certificate-diploma

 

Be willing to learn pessary fitting

Be trained in Implanon insertion and removal.

Be willing to work as part of a team that provides medication termination of pregnancy, so completion of the MS2Step training is required. https://www.mariestopes.org.au/become-a-prescriber/

Information about town and facilities:
 

contact details

Level 1, 247 Wellington Street, Launceston 7250

Phone: 03 6388 9284
Fax: 03 6380 8376
Email:

www.launcestonwhc.com.au


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