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Part Time Medical Officer - Hopkins Correctional Centre

Correct Care Australasia

Base pay $121/hr
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Full job description
  • Working across a multi-disciplinary team with a great degree of autonomy.
  • Genuine professional development at the correctional care industry leader
  • Part-time opportunities available (working option for multiple site available)

The Company
Correct Care Australasia is Australia's largest correctional healthcare provider; operating across all of Victoria's fourteen publicly managed prisons, one private prison, and two youth justice centres. Our vision, to provide 'Healthcare Without Judgement', is the foundation for the outstanding service we provide across a range of health needs for a unique and vulnerable patient group.

The Role
Our facility at the Hopkins Correctional Centre is looking for Medical Officers to join our team on a part-time basis. Hopkins Prison is a medium security, male facility. Situated at Ararat, Victoria, approximately 200 kilometres west of Melbourne. In addition, this role has an opportunity to work at Langi Kal Kal Prison. 

Our Medical Officers are an integral part of the primary healthcare team at the correctional facility and are primarily responsible for:

  • The provision and supervision of medical care to patients
  • Providing medical input to clinically related matters
  • Evaluation of medical programs and medical services required and/or provided
  • Working as an integral part of the health care team for the site and for Correct Care Australasia (Correct Care)

Essential experience and attributes include the following selection criteria:

  • Minimum of 5 years post-graduate experience
  • Fully registered by AHPRA
  • Post graduate specialisation in General Practice: Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners or Fellowship with The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine is highly desirable
  • Experience in mental health, drug and alcohol and emergency care
  • Ability to provide appropriate diagnosis and treatment
  • The ability to work collaboratively with nursing staff
  • Unlimited working rights in Australia - We do not offer sponsorship at this stage

What we Offer

  • Ongoing annual PD allowance
  • Highly competitive salary
  • Supportive and collaborative team
  • Unique industry exposure
  • Opportunity to have a genuine impact on otherwise hard to reach individuals

If you are a fully registered Medical Officer (GP) and looking for a new challenge, please submit your resume and cover letter ASAP, as we would love to hear from you.

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If you would like to have an initial confidential discussion, please contact Chief Medical Officer Dr Foti Blaher on (03) 9252 1700. Alternatively, a copy of the position description may be obtained by emailing [email protected] You can also visit our website at www.correctcare.com.au to see a full list of available positions and submit an application online.

Please note applications without a cover letter will not be accepted.

Applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including booster dose) and successfully undergo a police check and a working with children check.
Correct Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Visit our website at www.correctcare.com.au to see a full list of available positions.

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Job details
Date posted
5 Aug 2022
Medical Practitioners & Specialists
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Job mode
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Private business

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