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General Practitioner - Alukura Women's Health Service

Alice Springs, Australia

Reference: 5120303

  • Base Salary: $194,454 - $224,445 (p.a.)
  • Total Effective Package: $231,898 - $265,344 (p.a.)*
  • Full-time or Part-Time position available, Continuous contract

General Practice Rural Incentives Program - Congress operates in Alice Springs (MM6) and more Remote (MM7) regions, providing Medical Practitioners access to annual additional Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) payments of between $16K to $35K in town based locations

Central Australian Aboriginal Congress not only offers rewarding career options, but a wide range of employee benefits including;

  • Competitive salaries
  • Six (6) weeks' annual leave
  • 9.5% superannuation
  • Generous salary packaging
  • A strong commitment to Professional Development
  • Access to the Congress health services for you and your family at no cost
  • Relocation assistance (where applicable)
  • District allowance and Remote Benefits
  • Medicare Incentive Scheme

About the role

We are looking for a General Practitioner to join our team at Alukura Women's Health Service.

The General Practitioner at Alukura provides high quality clinical and culturally safe care to the Alukura Women's health service and works within a multidisciplinary team to optimise the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal women within a comprehensive primary health care setting.

They will be involved in managing all aspects of women's health including gynaecological conditions, contraception, cervical screening, STI screening and pre-pregnancy care. They are also involved in providing chronic disease care, health checks, preventative health care, health promotion and routine general practice consultations.

Their role will also support the comprehensive midwifery-led standard antenatal and postnatal care to maximize the health of mother and child as well as providing care for high-risk pregnancies in consultation with an obstetrician. They will also contribute to postnatal care for both mothers and newborns up to 6 weeks.

For more information on the position please contact Medical Director, Dr. Sam Heard on 0438 556 050 or

*Total effective package includes: base salary, district allowance, superannuation, leave loading, and estimated tax saving from salary packaging options.

Applications Close: 30 Sep 2020