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.The PPCC Richmond is open seven days a week 10am –12 Midnight, and will provide referrals to a wide range of Access Health and Community Medical and Allied Health Services.We are seeking (FRACGP) General Practitioners to join our new program which is an important component of the AccessHC Richmond PPCC care model offering Part time 12-month Fixed Term work arrangement, to cover the Saturday and Sunday 4.00- 12 Midnight shifts.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 backgroundsAccess Health and Community 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: Please click the web link to view our culture and benefits: https://accesshc.org.au/culture-and-benefitsA 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 LoadingApply NowFor more information about joining our Richmond PPCC please contact Lesley Weymouth-Wilson, Talent Acquisition Lead via email: L.Weymouth-Wilson@accesshc.org.auPlease refer to the position description on our career website: https://accesshc.org.au/careers/Applications close DATE:  1st August 2023Access Health and Community is a Child Safe Organisation that values inclusivity and diversity. We encourage applications form people with disabilities, those with mental health and/or AOD lived experience, and those with diverse genders and sexualities. We also support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those from culturally and linguistically diverse background. As a vaccine positive organisation, we encourage COVID-19 vaccinations and offer disability services, requiring successful applicants to undergo a NDIS Workers Screening Check, Working With Children Check, Police Check and potentially an International Check. Position Description AUD Richmond 3121