Northern Suburbs Medical Service
RACGP: GPT3 + stages of registrar training
TYPE: General Practice
SKILLS: Extended Skills
DISCIPLINE: Aged Care, Palliative Care
GPT3/4 Registrars - Expressions of Interest welcome here
M -F 8.30am - 6pm, Sat 9am-12noon.
Approx 5km to Launceston General Hospital,
Services offered by Hospital:
Acute, emergency and specialist services.
Aged care/beds nursing home:
66 bed Aldersgate Village Newnham (Uniting Care) . Our service provides a Gp tonursing homes 2 sessions/week.
After Hour Assistance:
Practice Management Software:
clinical Medical Director
Electronic data/hard data/both:
% bulk billed, %gap, %private:
20% Bulk Bill 80% Gap
Practice protocols for billing:
Spacious comfortable staff room; separate staff toilets, staff parking (see below)
Seven spacious well-lit comfortable consulting rooms, Three treatment rooms including one large room for acute management together with a separate two bed Infusion Bay for the treatment of Osteoporosis, Iron Deficiency and more serious infections. A generous comfortable waiting room, All areas of the practice are air-conditioned.
Yes, free parking for both patients and staff at rear of building.
Medical students & other regs:
Launceston & surrounds
Demographic of population:
What is Commonly seen:
Chronic complex medical conditions; acute medical illnesses; acute (lower-grade) trauma. Workers compensation (frequent), seasonal ailments; refugees with English as second language.
Monday - Friday 8.30am - 6pm; Saturday 9-12noon.
Doctors Special Interests:
Skin Cancer, Spirometry, Osteoarthritis, Chronic Disease.
Dr Andrew Jackson & Dr Imran Aslam
Principal Supervisors Profile:
Dr Andrew Jackson has 17 years experience training registrars. He has successfully climbed Mt Kilimanjaro and ascended to Everest Base Camp and Gokyo. Dr Jackson is regularly seen busking with his guitar to raise funds for the Cancer Council’s Relay for Life and claims the unofficial title of World’s Highest Busker.
5 days per week. Nurses are available from 8.30-5pm Mon-Fri.
What allied health available:
Pathology is co-located and Physiotherapy is only a short walk away. Chemist is closely located.
How many reception staff:
4 reception staff, 4 nurses
Own Room for registrar:
Expected hours for registrar:
8.30am - 6pm Monday to Friday
On rotating roster
On call and frequency:
On rotating roster 1 day/week
Is part-time work available?:
Number of patients per hour:
Practice training style:
Watch, participate and autonomy
Method/forms of teaching:
Regular education sessions held.
Procedures reg will be able to undertake during placements:
Learning resources available:
Library and online resources
Always someone around
Nat Min Terms & Conditions - % for each term:
According to the Nat Min Terms & Conditions
Period calculated 3/12 or 2/52:
Plus superannuation or including:
Molemax or equivalent:
Dermatascope available, Hyfrecator
Community Service “Your Medical Home”
Practice expectation of registrar:
Commitment, enthusiasm and engagement in General Practice Medicine.
Information about town and facilities:
Located in vibrant hub – supermarkets, restaurants, chemist, pathology, physiotherapy. Great variety of consultations. Current GP’s have wealth of knowledge in their own specific areas of expertise.
278 Invermay Road , Mowbray Heights, Launceston 7248
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