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Northern Suburbs Medical Service

REGION: North
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

practice details

RA Classification:
2
Accredited By:
RACGP
Accreditation Level:
GPT3+
Practice Hours:
M -F 8.30am - 6pm, Sat 9am-12noon.
Branch Practice:
No
Association Hospital:
Approx 5km to Launceston General Hospital,
Services offered by Hospital:
Acute, emergency and specialist services.
VMO rights:
NA
Aged care/beds nursing home:
66 bed Aldersgate Village Newnham (Uniting Care) . Our service provides a Gp tonursing homes 2 sessions/week.
No. of acute beds:
After Hour Assistance:
Yes
Practice Management Software:
clinical Medical Director
Electronic data/hard data/both:
Electronic
Internet Connection:
Yes
Billing Type:
All
% bulk billed, %gap, %private:
20% Bulk Bill 80% Gap
Practice protocols for billing:
No
Practice Amenities:
Spacious comfortable staff room; separate staff toilets, staff parking (see below)
Building features:
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.
Parking available:
Yes, free parking for both patients and staff at rear of building.
Medical students & other regs:
Yes
Population served:
Launceston & surrounds
Demographic of population:
Multi cultural
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.

staff details

Practice Manager:
Elaine Yates
Number of Doctors:
6
Doctors Hours:
Monday - Friday 8.30am - 6pm; Saturday 9-12noon.
Doctors Special Interests:
Skin Cancer, Spirometry, Osteoarthritis, Chronic Disease.
Supervisor:
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.
Coverage:
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

registrar details

Own Room for registrar:
Yes
Expected hours for registrar:
8.30am - 6pm Monday to Friday
Evenings:
No
Nights:
No
Saturday/Sunday/Public Holidays:
On rotating roster
On call and frequency:
On rotating roster 1 day/week
On call Support:
LAHMS
Is part-time work available?:
Yes
Number of patients per hour:
4 max.
Practice training style:
Watch, participate and autonomy
Method/forms of teaching:
Regular education sessions held.
Procedures reg will be able to undertake during placements:
Varied
Learning resources available:
Library and online resources
Safety features:
Always someone around
Registrar Accommodation:
No
Nat Min Terms & Conditions - % for each term:
According to the Nat Min Terms & Conditions
Period calculated 3/12 or 2/52:
2/52
Plus superannuation or including:
9.5%.

equipment

ECG:
Yes
Slip Lamp:
-
Defibrillator:
Yes
Spirometry:
Yes
Molemax or equivalent:
Dermatascope available, Hyfrecator

extra information

Practice ethos/philosophy:

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.

 

contact details

278 Invermay Road , Mowbray Heights, Launceston 7248

Phone: 03 6336 0555
Fax: 03 6336 0550
Email:

www.nsms.com.au


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