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Port Sorell Medical Centre

REGION: North West
RACGP: All levels of Registrar Training
TYPE: General Practice
GPT3/4 Registrars - Expressions of Interest welcome here

practice details

RA Classification:
3
Accredited By:
RACGP
Accreditation Level:
All levels of Registrar Training
Practice Hours:
8.30am - 6.00pm Monday - Friday, 9.00-12.00 Sat
Branch Practice:
No
Association Hospital:
Mersey Community Hospital 20 mins (20km)
Services offered by Hospital:
Day Surgery, Emergency, Short Stay Surgical.
VMO rights:
NA
Aged care/beds nursing home:
Rubicon Grove - daily visits shared by our GP's.
No. of acute beds:
-
After Hour Assistance:
GP Assist
Practice Management Software:
Pracsoft appts/billing and Best Practice Clinical
Electronic data/hard data/both:
Electronic
Internet Connection:
yes and WiFi available
Billing Type:
Bulk bill and private
% bulk billed, %gap, %private:
70% bulk billed and 30% private
Practice protocols for billing:
BB children under 16, pensioners and HCC holders & DVA. Pensioners pay 1 full fee per year.
Practice Amenities:
3 x Toilets, shower, large staff room with alfresco area, table tennis, large car park.
Building features:
Windows in all rooms, purpose built 2 year old building, central to local shops, daycare and aged care facility.
Parking available:
Yes
Medical students & other regs:
Medical Students and Registrars
Population served:
5,500 & doubles in holiday season
Demographic of population:
Majority 60-69, then 50-59, then 40-49, then 0-9
What is Commonly seen:
Chronic disease management, elderly, emergency presentations, vaccinations, pathology.

staff details

Practice Manager:
Michelle Crawford
Number of Doctors:
7
Doctors Hours:
8.30am - 6.00pm
Doctors Special Interests:
Skin checks, removals, Gynaecology, Mirena insertion & removals, Cardiology, Disease Prevention.
Supervisor:
Dr John Lenton & Dr Angela Peduru Arachchige
Principal Supervisors Profile:
MB ChB, MD, FRACGP
Coverage:
4 nurses - 2 fulltime
What allied health available:
Podiatrist, Dietician, Audiologist
How many reception staff:
5

registrar details

Own Room for registrar:
yes
Expected hours for registrar:
Full time - 8.30am- 6.00pm. Expected hours MAY include Saturday mornings or evenings.
Evenings:
-
Nights:
no
Saturday/Sunday/Public Holidays:
-
On call and frequency:
no
On call Support:
no
Is part-time work available?:
Yes
Number of patients per hour:
4 pts/hour
Practice training style:
Constant support, Exposure to a variety of medical issues.
Method/forms of teaching:
Observation/Demonstration
Procedures reg will be able to undertake during placements:
Implanon/Mirena insertion/removal - observation only, skin excisions, toe nail removal.
Learning resources available:
ETG complete and upto date, Healthshare fact sheets, clinical meetings.
Safety features:
Emergency resp. button on every desk & in pt toilets
Registrar Accommodation:
No
Nat Min Terms & Conditions - % for each term:
As per Award
Period calculated 3/12 or 2/52:
3/12
Plus superannuation or including:
including

equipment

ECG:
Yes, and Holter Monitor. Also have 24 hour BP monitoring.
Slip Lamp:
Yes
Defibrillator:
Yes
Spirometry:
Yes
Molemax or equivalent:
no

extra information

Practice ethos/philosophy:

P – “Patient Centred” healthcare with a focus on physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing.

S – Strive for excellence

M – Meet standards through continuous quality improvement, education and research.

C – Continuity of care to ensure the best possible clinical outcomes.

Practice expectation of registrar:

We are seeking a registrar with a willingness to learn, a caring and “can do” attitude.

Information about town and facilities:

Port Sorell is located on the north-west coast just 20km from Devonport and the Spirit of Tasmania terminal, and 10 minutes from Devonport Airport. Latrobe is 10 minutes away. The town is well serviced with shopping centre, day care centre, aged care facility and of course a modern, spacious, well appointed medical centre! The town boasts a new Primary school, and Country Club.

Port Sorell  Medical Centre was awarded GP of the Year Р Tasmania 2018.

 

For more details about the region and practice check out their video https://youtu.be/auR1yRtwPpY

 

contact details

81 Club Drive, Shearwater Tas 7307

Phone: 03 6428 7720
Fax: 03 6428 7736
Email:

https://www.yourhealth.net.au/psmed/


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