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General Practitioner - Ingkintja Male Health Service

Alice Springs, Australia

Reference: 5145149

  • Base Salary: $194,454 - $224,445 (p.a.)
  • Total Effective Package: $231,898 - $265,344 (p.a.)*
  • Full-time position available, 2 year maximum Term contract
  • Male Identified position

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 Ingkintja Male Health Service.

The General Practitioner provides high quality clinical and culturally safe care to the Ingkintja Male health service and works within a multidisciplinary team to optimise the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal males within a comprehensive primary health care (CPHC) setting.

Ingkintja: Wurra apa artwuka pmara is a male only, CPHC service that aims to improve the health outcomes of Aboriginal males of all ages. This includes providing chronic disease care, health checks, preventative health care, health promotion and routine general practice consultations. General Practitioners are involved in managing all aspects of male health including providing outreach and remote services through the Male Health Truck. Ingkintja is staffed with GPs, GP registrars, aboriginal health practitioners, aboriginal liaison officer and client service officer.

Congress employs a large team of GP's across our 13 clinics in the Central Australian region. GPs function under a hybrid leadership structure whereby operational leadership is provided by the respective Clinic Manager and Clinical leadership by the Medical Director.

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