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Prospect Medical Centre

REGION: North
RACGP: All levels of Registrar Training
TYPE: General Practice
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:
Monday to Friday 8.30am - 6.00pm; Saturday 9.00 to 12.00: Sunday 10.00 to 12.00
Branch Practice:
Association Hospital:
St Vincents Hospital and St Lukes Hospital
Services offered by Hospital:
Full
VMO rights:
VMO rights: Not all Doctors
Aged care/beds nursing home:
Yes
No. of acute beds:
-
After Hour Assistance:
GP Assist & L.A.H.M.
Practice Management Software:
Best Practice
Electronic data/hard data/both:
Both
Internet Connection:
Telstra Bigpond NBN
Billing Type:
Mixed
% bulk billed, %gap, %private:
At Doctors Discretion
Practice protocols for billing:
Private billing but Bulk Bill under 18 on HCC/Pension, and discount rate for HCC/pension
Practice Amenities:
Large, purpose built practice with excellent facilities, including spacious doctors rooms and patient waiting areas.
Building features:
Large doctors rooms with external windows, excellent treatment room areas, large meeting room/tea room coffee machine, excellent facilities.
Parking available:
Yes
Medical students & other regs:
Medical students & nurses
Population served:
Launceston and country areas
Demographic of population:
Mixture
What is Commonly seen:
All aspects of General practice, acute care, chronic disease, and work injuries.

staff details

Practice Manager:
Cecily Igglesden
Number of Doctors:
9
Doctors Hours:
Varied full time and part time
Doctors Special Interests:
Our experienced team of General practitioners share a wide range of special interests including: all general medicine, skin cancer diagnosis and treatment, woman’s health, Chronic Disease management, mental health, immunisations and travel vaccinations, palliative care & dermatology.
Supervisor:
Dr Frank Brunacci, Dr John Ballantyne, Dr Sujata Kohli
Principal Supervisors Profile:
Dr Brunacci established Prospect Medical Centre in 1982 and has watched the practice grow into the dynamic busy family practice it is today. He has a passion for teaching and General Practice supervision. Dr Brunacci provides structured training and is readily accessible to ensure a high quality training experience for Registrars.
Coverage:
3Nurses Monday to Friday 8-6pm
What allied health available:
Mental Health Nurse service, GP specialising in skin, Dietitian, Clinical Psychologist, Social Work counsellor, Podiatrist, and Launceston Pathology Collection Centre on site.
How many reception staff:
12

registrar details

Own Room for registrar:
Own Room Not Shared
Expected hours for registrar:
9- 5 Negotiable, No weekends, Evenings or Public Holidays. No on call.
Evenings:
No
Nights:
No
Saturday/Sunday/Public Holidays:
No
On call and frequency:
No on call
On call Support:
N/A
Is part-time work available?:
Yes
Number of patients per hour:
2- 4 depending on experience.
Practice training style:
Structured high quality training with protected Supervisor time available daily, as well as clinical meetings and all Doctors are easily accessible to provide assistance if required during consultation times.. Practice undertakes a wide range of health care which provides great experience for registrars. The friendly practice team is committed to providing a supportive, positive work place . Prospect Medical is an Employer of Choice.
Method/forms of teaching:
Supervision/Practical/Hands on & Individualised teaching sessions
Procedures reg will be able to undertake during placements:
Learning resources available:
Full range of online subscriptions and resource library.
Safety features:
Emergency security in all rooms.
Registrar Accommodation:
No
Nat Min Terms & Conditions - % for each term:
According to National Minimum Terms and Conditions
Period calculated 3/12 or 2/52:
3/52 for all levels
Plus superannuation or including:
According to National Minimum Terms and Conditions

equipment

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

extra information

Practice ethos/philosophy:

Mission Statement:

Prospect Medical Centre is committed to providing comprehensive, thoughtful, patient centred medical care to individuals and families. We work hard to keep up to date with the latest medical innovations, to provide excellence in quality, access and continuity of Health care, and to give patients personal services of the highest standard.

Vision Statement:

To provide patients with continuity in high quality health care delivered in line with the highest standard of personal service to allow all patients to achieve their full potential for Health and well being for better patient outcomes.

We work to be trusted by patients as a partner in their Health Care

Practice Awards

Previous Winners of Australian and Tasmanian Practice of the year, Launceston Chamber of Commerce Business excellence award for Exceptional work place, Employer of Choice.

Practice Orientation

Prospect Medical provides new general practitioners with an orientation manual which details daily procedures and information that will assist them at the beginning of their time with the practice. We will also arrange to provide assistance and time for familiarisation of the Best Practice software system should this be required.

We are a happy practice that supports all team members, we are always open to new ideas and developments, and we are family friendly and dedicated to ensuring the health and well being of all.

Practice expectation of registrar:

Team player, eager to learn

Information about town and facilities:

Prospect Is a suburb in Launceston, Tasmania’s second largest city the Northern Region offers a lifestyle with world-class activities including, mountain biking, beautiful hiking trails, vineyards, and much more. We are only minutes away from the Launceston Airport and close to beautiful coastlines.

 

contact details

4 Trotters Lane, Prospect 7250

Phone: 03 6344 7991
Fax: 03 6343 1527
Email:


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