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Lenah Valley Medical Centre

REGION: South
RACGP: All levels of Registrar Training
TYPE: General Practice
SKILLS: Extended Skills
DISCIPLINE: Sports Medicine
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:
Mon-Fri 8:30am-6:00pm
Branch Practice:
No
Association Hospital:
Royal Hobart Hospital
Services offered by Hospital:
-
VMO rights:
-
Aged care/beds nursing home:
-
No. of acute beds:
-
After Hour Assistance:
After Hours Doctor, & GP Assist
Practice Management Software:
Pracsoft and Medical Director
Electronic data/hard data/both:
-
Internet Connection:
Yes
Billing Type:
Private
% bulk billed, %gap, %private:
Varies
Practice protocols for billing:
Bulk Bill children under 16yrs, DVA patients, Chronic Disease Management and Health Assessments.
Practice Amenities:
Staff toilet & shower, spacious staff room, 8 consulting room with window, wheelchair access, pathology on site.
Building features:
-
Parking available:
Yes
Medical students & other regs:
Yes
Population served:
-
Demographic of population:
Diverse - everything from young families to elderly.
What is Commonly seen:
Everything

staff details

Practice Manager:
Jenny Briggs
Number of Doctors:
8
Doctors Hours:
Full time & Part time
Doctors Special Interests:
Women's & Children's Health, Sports Medicine, Mens Health & Skin
Supervisor:
Dr Linda Clow, Dr Alex Roberts, Dr Robert Blakesley, Dr Megan Baker & Dr Michael Chen
Principal Supervisors Profile:
Dr Linda Clow graduated from the University of Tasmania and has been a VR GP for 14 years. She enjoyed 8 years working as a Rural GP in Scottsdale specialising in all areas of General Practice inculding obstetrics, together with on call work at the local hospital. Returning to Hobart 6 years ago, Linda joined Lenah Valley Medical Centre. Her special areas of interest are Sports Medicine and Women's Health. Linda currently teaches the Musculoskeletal course to first year University students.
Coverage:
Rotating, 2 or more each day
What allied health available:
Physiotherapist
How many reception staff:
5 reception staff & 3 nurses - at least one nurse 5 days per week.

registrar details

Own Room for registrar:
Yes
Expected hours for registrar:
8.30am - 5.30pm
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:
up to 4 per hour depending on individual circumstances
Practice training style:
Varied and inclusive
Method/forms of teaching:
Tutorials, Corridor teaching, Clinical meetings, Case discussions and Clinical presentations
Procedures reg will be able to undertake during placements:
Varied
Learning resources available:
On-line, training room
Safety features:
Duress alarms in each room. Not alone in practice
Registrar Accommodation:
No
Nat Min Terms & Conditions - % for each term:
Negotiable
Period calculated 3/12 or 2/52:
Fortnightly
Plus superannuation or including:
Plus Superannuation

equipment

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

extra information

Practice ethos/philosophy:

Our history as a family-oriented practice providing quality primary healthcare combines traditional with modern management practices, promoting a holistic approach to community health.  Our doctors consult with a view to understanding each individual patient’s needs and with the knowledge that through the application of appropriate and specific treatments today, all patients will have a healthier life tomorrow

Practice expectation of registrar:

To be competent, reliable, family orientated, team member who has a positive attitude and enthusiasm for learning.

Information about town and facilities:

Lenah Valley is a fast growing, inner suburb of Hobart with many new housing developments currently underway. Well serviced with parks, schools, hospital, pharmacies, cafes, newsagent, post office, local grocer, child care all within walking distance.

 

contact details

95 Augusta Rd, Lenah Valley, TAS

Phone: 03 6228 0243
Fax: 03 6278 2237
Email:

www.lenahvalleymedicalcentre.net


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