About Access Health and CommunityWith a history of 150 years and caring at our centre, our mission and commitment is to build healthier lives within our communities and to deliver excellent health and community services for all.  We have a dedicated and experienced team of over 300 employees and 200 volunteers operating across 18 locations. Our people are the centre of everything we do, making a contribution to the wellbeing of the community every day through our work, making a difference every day to those that need it most.The OpportunityGP care when its urgent but not an emergency The Richmond Priority Primary Care Centre (PPCC) provides high quality GP led priority care for non-life threating conditions and illnesses without the need to attend an emergency department. These services will provide comprehensive care to patients to avoid long wait times in public Emergency Departments and this service will be available to support St Vincent’s Public Hospital Emergency.It will be open seven days a week 10am – 10pm, with the potential to increase service delivery 8am – Midnight and will provide referrals to a wide range of Access Health and Community Medical and Allied Health Services will also be available.We are seeking several General Practitioners to join our new program which is an important component of the AccessHC Richmond PPCC care model offering Full-time 12-month Fixed Term work arrangement, with flexible hours to suit your work life balance needs.What you will be doing Key ResponsibilitiesAs a GP in this facility, you will provide high level or urgent clinical care to a wide range of patients/clients. You'll be working within an appropriately equipped consulting space, alongside experienced Division 1 RNs to provide high quality assessment and care.  Undertake full face-to-face assessments (including ECG) of patients with acute injury or illness. This includes adult and paediatric patientsTake a thorough clinical patient history and document in medical softwareProvide referral back to the patient’s GP for ongoing management, with written discharge within 48 hours following management of immediate illnessContact local Emergency Departments to discuss and escalate patients as necessaryProvide patients with clear guidance on what to do should symptoms escalate, or further advice becomes necessaryWhat you will bringThe skills and experience you will bring to this role as the successful candidate you will have: Key Selection CriteriaVocational registration statusFRACGP or FACRRMCurrent registration with AHPRAEmergency patient assessment experience (paediatric and adult)High level of communication and interpersonal skills to foster strong clinical relationshipsDemonstrated ability to relate to people from a diverse range of social, cultural, and ethnic backgroundsAccessHC Culture & BenefitsAt Access Health and Community, we offer more than just a fulfilling career- we provide an environment where you can thrive in a culture of collaboration and support. Our team members share a common commitment and passion to make a positive impact, and we believe that this shared ethos creates a range of benefits for all who work with us. From opportunities for personal and professional growth to a sense of purpose and belonging, our culture promotes an environment of success and fulfilment. Come join us and experience the rewards of a career where you truly make a difference.The position encompasses an extensive range of benefits that are on offer;A truly supportive and valued based culture and engaged workforceA culture of trust and empowerment for people to grow and thriveCommitment to a work-life balance with flexible working conditionsAn authentic focus on staff wellbeing and health- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Generous salary packaging opportunities (up to $15,990 per annum + meals/entertainment expenses)A commitment to ongoing professional Development and career growthPaid parental leave and opportunity to purchase additional leaveAnnual leave LoadingAccess Health and Community have an authentic commitment to the health and wellbeing of our staff: Wellbeing Connector Program A network of 20 peer supporters called Wellbeing Connectors that are there to talk with their colleagues about mental health  Personal Resilience PlansEvery staff member at AccessHC have the opportunity to complete a Personal Resilience Plan with the support of their manager. These plans are a proactive approach to addressing and navigating workplace stress  Wellbeing Information Sessions Access to recorded Wellbeing Sessions: staff have access to a number of recorded sessions facilitated by experts in the field addressing self-care, vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue, burnout and dealing with difficult behaviours from clientsThe Wellness Well The Wellness Well: An internal grants program that provides staff with upwards of $5,000 to implement activities that benefit physical, social and mental wellbeing  Employee Assistance ProgramWe offer counselling for our people through our Employee Assistance Program (EAP). You can access up to three sessions in a 12-month period Wellbeing DaysAvailable annually to all permanent and fixed term full-time and part time employees an opportunity to take a day off from work for your self-care and wellbeing  Environmental Impact initiativesAccess Health and Community are committed to taking action to reduce our impact on the environment and as a City Switch member we access resources, toolkits and expertise to help us become a more environmentally sustainable organisation. We have implemented a number of climate related initiatives, to reduce e-waste, by recycling old computers, monitors and ink cartridges and waste separation, and allocated a pin to print for all staff to reduce and cut down waste production and unnecessary printing.Apply NowFor more information about joining our Richmond PPCC please contact Melanie Fischer, Senior Medical Manager, via email: Melanie.Fischer@accesshc.org.auIf you are not vocationally registered but have extensive experience working in ED / critical emergency care - you are strongly encouraged to apply.Please refer to the position description on our career website: https://accesshc.org.au/careers/Applications close DATE:  19th May, 2023 Access Health and Community is a Child Safe OrganisationAccess Health and Community actively supports an inclusive culture and celebrates diversity. We encourage applications from people with disabilities, people with lived experience of mental health and/or AOD recovery, and people with diverse genders and sexualitiesAccess Health and Community actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from a culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgroundAccess Health and Community acknowledges and pays respect to the Traditional Custodians of this land on which we workAccess Health and Community is committed to protecting the health and safety of our workers and those who attend our services.  As per AccessHC policy and the Victorian Government public health order, successful applicants will need to provide evidence of their COVID Vaccination prior to appointmentAccess Health and Community is a provider of disability services and successful applicants will be required to undertake a NDIS Workers Screening Check, WWW Check and if necessary, an International Police check prior to any appointment Position Description 200 AUD Richmond 3121