Job Description

Job Header

General Practitioner

Advertiser: Biripi Aboriginal Corporation Medical CentreMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
3 Nov 2020
Port Macquarie & Mid North Coast
Work Type
Full Time
Healthcare & Medical, General Practitioners
About Biripi:

Biripi Aboriginal Corporation Medical Centre (Biripi ACMC) is a community controlled organisation funded by numerous Agencies and levels of Government. Biripi ACMC is based in Taree NSW and employs over 100 staff members which provides a wide range of culturally appropriate health and well-being services covering communities across the Mid-Northern NSW Region. These include; Clinical, Maternal Health, Aged and Community Care, Community Health and Dental Health Services from Clinics and Facilities around Taree and Statutory Out of Home Care (OOHC) through Biripi Aboriginal Children Services (BACS) in Taree and Walanbaa Gaayili in Inverell.

Since 1981, Biripi ACMC has encouraged families and the wider community to participate in health promotion activities such as dental check-ups, health assessments and other services. They also help families and individuals to access and participate in Aboriginal community activities, programs and events.

About the role:

The General Practitioner position is responsible for providing Aboriginal people with routine health care and medical service to improve the health and wellbeing of the Aboriginal community. Reporting to the Health Services Manager, you will be working as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide appropriate, quality health care and medical services to the Aboriginal community whilst ensure organisational objectives and standards of care are met.

The key objectives of the role include:

  • Provide health care and medical service to the Aboriginal community
  • Provide appropriate assessment and treatment programs to improve health care and medical services to Biripi patients
  • Maximise Medicare revenue and ensure compliance with MBS schedule
  • Assist in health promotion and education activities to ensure the effective promotion of health issues in the Aboriginal community

Skills and experience

If you have:


  • Tertiary qualifications in Medicine
  • Unrestricted registration with AHPRA
  • Unconditional registration with the NSW Medical Board
  • Appropriate experience to practice as a Medical Practitioner
  • Demonstrated experience in the assessment and treatment of patients
  • Sound knowledge in the areas of community health, public health and Aboriginal health including preventative and holistic health, social and emotional wellbeing, chronic disease, etc.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with the local community
  • Sound understanding of AGPAL accreditation requirements and medicare MBS
  • Demonstration of continuously developing professional competencies and qualifications
  • Ability to hold all relevant security clearances including National Police Check and Working with Children clearance


  • Relevant post-graduate qualifications - FRACGP, FACCRM, MPH
  • Accreditation as a General Practitioner supervisor, with ACCRM or RACGP
  • Experience working with health services agencies, non-government organisations, community groups and medical professionals at all levels
  • Experience working in Aboriginal Health
  • Current valid Driver's Licence, minimum of Class "C" or equivalent
  • Aboriginality
  • Minimum Certificate IV qualification in Community Services related discipline or willingness to obtain within 6 months
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills and experience in Community Services
  • Sound knowledge of community health, public health and Aboriginal health
  • Experience working with health service agencies, non-government organisation, community groups and medical professionals at all levels
  • Ability to build relationships with all levels of the organisation and the community
  • High level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work flexibly within tight time schedules and in accordance with variable workload demands
  • Ability to hold all relevant security clearances including National Police Check and Working with Children clearance
  • Current valid Driver's license, minimum of Class "C" or equivalent

We would love to hear from you


Please apply via seek with a current resume and a cover letter (Cover Letter and Resume will need to be in one document addressing the selection criteria).

Only Seek applications will be considered.

Applications close 5pm on Sunday 22 November 2020.

Right to live and work

You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.

Report this job advert

Be careful
Don’t provide your bank or credit card details when applying for jobs.
Learn how to protect yourself here.

Share this role

Applications will open the advertiser’s site.