GP - Ochre Urgent Care Clinic Hobart

Ochre Urgent Care Clinic Hobart

Logo Ochre Medical Centre
Location: Southern Tasmania       Occupation: General Practitioner       Title Description: GP       Position Type: Full Time, Permanent, Part Time, Casual / Contract / Locum      
DPA: Yes       MMM: 2       Moratorium Period: 9 years      

Are you an Urgent Care GP or a GP with strong emergency medicine experience? Read on to learn more about this unique opportunity to be part of Ochre Health’s new Urgent Care service located in Tasmania, in Hobart’s CBD. A competitive fixed hourly rate of $200-$300 is on offer, with full-time, part-time and casual options.

The Position

We are seeking expressions of interest for a passionate and experienced Urgent Care GPs to be supported by Ochre Health and practice in a new Urgent Care Clinic opening in Hobart in October 2023. Make a meaningful impact on the health and wellbeing of the local community by caring for higher acuity and more urgent cases than standard GP practice, and contribute to bridging the gap between general practice and hospital Emergency Departments.

Flexible shifts are on offer with options for full-time, part-time and casual work arrangements.

Key requirements for the position will be:

  • Strong background in general practice
  • Experience in urgent care or emergency medicine
  • A passion for providing high-quality, patient-centred care
  • Current registration with AHPRA as a Specialist GP
  • Current ALS2 (or equivalent)

The Urgent Care Clinic will be equipped to treat presentations and provide procedures including:

  • Minor injuries including: closed fractures, simple lacerations, simple eye injuries and minor burns.
  • Minor illnesses including: respiratory illness, gastrointestinal illness, urinary tract infections and sexually transmitted infections.
  • Procedures including: wound management (gluing/suturing/dressings)
  • Incision and drainage of abscesses
  • Basic fracture management including application of backslabs and plasters
  • IV insertion to allow for IV antibiotics and rehydration fluids
  • Urinary catheter management and changes for males and females
  • Remove of foreign bodies from the ear and nose

The Organisation

Ochre Health is one of Australia’s leaders in urban and rural practice management with a track record stretching back over 20 years.

The Urgent Care facility will be located in Ochre’s Health Hub on Liverpool Street in the Hobart CBD, and will be separate from the Ochre Medical Centre which operates in the same facility. The Urgent Care Clinic is intended to provide short-term, episodic care for urgent conditions that are not immediately life-threatening. Purpose-designed for Urgent Care, the facility will offer the following features:

  • Dedicated Nursing and Administration support
  • Private urgent care triage room
  • Three dedicated treatment beds
  • Private GP consultation room
  • Designed for ambulance and low-mobility access
  • After-hours security and duress alarm systems
  • Designated resus area with defibrillator, airway management equipment, ECG machine, IV fluid resuscitation equipment, emergency medications and mobile bed
  • On-site covered parking
  • Shared facilities including meeting rooms and tea rooms

What's on offer?

Hobart is a vibrant and beautiful city nestled on the banks of the Derwent River, surrounded by stunning natural scenery and featuring a rich cultural heritage. With its bustling waterfront, charming historic buildings, a thriving arts scene and easy access to some of the world’s most breathtaking wilderness areas, Hobart offers a unique and rewarding lifestyle for those who value work-life balance and the great outdoors, not to mention delicious fresh produce and some of the best restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Australia!

In addition to its prime location, as an Urgent Care GP in our new Hobart UCC you will enjoy a range of benefits including:

  • Competitive fixed hourly rate between $200-$300
  • Flexible working hours and shift scheduling options
  • Purpose built Urgent Care Clinic separate to the Medical Centre
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement
  • Access to state-of-the-art medical facilities and equipment
  • Supportive and engaged community of colleagues and peers

Application Instructions

To express interest or for more information please email Cassie Scolyer at HR+, or phone for a discussion on (03) 6332 8600.

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Date advertised: Monday 24th July 2023
Southern Tasmania

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Lifestyle in Southern Tasmania

With Hobart, Tasmania capital city located in this region, the Southern Region offers a lifestyle with world-class activities including museums, art galleries, year-round events, heritage trails and much more. You are only minutes away from Tasmania's largest airport and close to wineries, gourmet dining experiences, beautiful coastline and wilderness national parks.

HR+ provide an invaluable service to Practice Managers in Tasmania. Jenny has acted as a mentoring support for me since I commenced at Don Medical Clinic in September 2018, and also supported me through networking events and education during my previous practice manager role in Hobart. Having a mentor like Jenny from HR+ has made a huge difference to me as I find my feet in the challenging world of practice management. I have found the support that HR+ provide, not only with mentoring but also the events put on by the Practice Support team, and the email support networking resources that are regularly provided, are invaluable and I am sure for many other practice managers in the state.

Practice Manager - Don Medical Centre