Careers

Current available posts are listed below.

Please contact us for more information if you have any questions at: careers@northeastfamilymedicine.com.au

We believe the benefits of working at North East Family Medicine are:

 

Work/Life Balance

“You will never feel truly satisfied by work until you are satisfied by life.”

Wangaratta is widely recognised as offering a quality lifestyle for anyone. Here you can enjoy life at the perfect pace, balancing family and career aspirations in a vibrant, safe, progressive and caring community.

Wangaratta is a:

  • Hub for recreational, commercial, educational, tourism and health facilities, including regional private and public hospitals.
  • Home to major manufacturing, transport and distribution activities and is regional headquarters for several state government agencies.
  • Families can choose from a variety of educational opportunities in the region including many childcare and kindergarten services, twenty primary schools, a specialist school and three secondary schools along with a TAFE Institute.
  • Region is home to local produce, restaurants, world class wines, distilleries and breweries.
  • Sports and Recreation – Options are abundant in the region around Wangaratta.
  • Bike trails can be found from the centre of town.
  • A number National Parks are as close as 10 minutes from Wangaratta and are fantastic for hiking and biking.
  • Alpine region for snow sports is nearby, with Mt Hotham and Falls Creek around 1-2 hrs away.
  • Lakes and rivers provide ample opportunities for water sports and fishing.
  • Local sports clubs/leagues for adults and children include Aussie Rules football, Netball, Cricket, Tennis, Basketball, Baseball, Hockey, Football (soccer), shooting, Squash, lawn bowls, pickle ball, athletics, swimming. Gyms can be found throughout town.

We try to help accommodate for family, personal and study commitments with flexible working arrangements, where possible. Our aim is for everyone in our team to feel that they have rewarding and meaningful work, but that work is not their entire life.

 

Innovation

“You can’t solve a problem on the same level that it was created. You have to rise above it to the next level.”

Since we opened in 2018, we’ve strived to continue to be innovative, not just with our patient care but also with the administrative team. Ways we have done this include:

  • The latest Best Practice software
  • E-prescriptions
  • AutoMed systems, for online bookings and automation of processes
  • Remote Desktop access
  • Use of Point-of-Care ultrasound in a general practice setting
  • Telehealth consultations, in primary care with our patients and with specialists from Melbourne or Interstate.
  • Creating sub- specialist interests/clinics such as Antenatal or Skin Clinics, all within the framework of NEFM

 

Benefits for Administrative Team

“Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.”

We pride ourselves on creating supportive and fun workplace through:

  • Regular staff meetings, that involve all members of the team, where we discuss systems, work through any problems and recognise wins with the whole team
  • A problem-solution mentality, where we work together with our staff to overcome hurdles, barriers and problems that we may encounter.
  • We provide the opportunity for all of our staff to be involved with helping to drive the growth and direction of this practice.
  • The offer of further education to further their career, whether this is through courses provide by Murray PHN (such as Medical Triage, Communicating with Patients, Infection Control) or external sources
  • Regular training in Basic life support is provided
  • Easy communication between all the members of the team
  • Regular social events to improve team morale.

 

Benefits for Medical /Nursing Team

“If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.”

There are many benefits of working at NEFM within our medical and nursing team.

These include:

  • Current DPA/bonded medical region
  • No hospital on call
  • Limited on call roster with minimal after hour consultants
  • Work as an employee, with sick and annual leave provided
  • Open door policy between all our staff to be able to seek support when needed
  • Ability to work on and develop sub-speciality skills through post graduate studies. These skills can be used to focus your practice through the clinic.
  • Training and Development through Weekly teaching with medical and nursing staff, provided by our team, local specialist and local allied health practitioners.
  • Regular training in Basic life support is provided
  • Paid educational leave to attend conferences or workshops, for your professional development.
  • Opportunities for further education opportunities into topics such as the Medicare Billing, Chronic disease management, radiology etc. Murray PHN provide sessions for both medical and nursing staff.
  • Ability to shape the future of the medical workforce through teaching, supervising and mentoring of medical students and registrars.

 

Are you sick of traffic or the high cost of living in the city?

Do you want to improve your work life balance?

Do you need more space as your family grows?

Do you enjoy your time spent outside of work?

Could you see yourself spending time in the mountains, ski fields or on your bike on the open road?

Do you enjoy fine food and wine?

Are you looking to join a growing, progressive innovative GP clinic, where you can help to shape this practice in its future direction?

 

If you answer yes to any of these, we have the position for you.

North East Family Medicine is looking for VR GPs to join our cohesive team.

We are a Private billing practice, which as the name suggests is family focused with a younger clientele in our ever-growing patient list.

 

Located 2-2.5 hours from Melbourne, the Wangaratta region provides an amazing work-life balance in a growing regional city, with multiple sporting clubs, the alpine ski fields and national parks on your doorstep along with a thriving food and wine scene. There is something for everybody. For families, a number of educational options exist to cater for all age groups, from Day care through to High School.

 

With principle partners from the younger generation, we are striving to fulfil our vision of a modern, inclusive, innovative medical clinic that will be an industry leader into the future.

Do you have a special interest that you want to look at developing further, such a skin cancer, obstetrics, paediatrics, weight loss medicine, sports medicine, education?

We are only too happy to help you develop these skills into the career that you are looking for. There are also further opportunities within town in emergency medicine and surgical assisting.

 

We provide the ability to impart your knowledge and help shape the future of medicine as we are a teaching clinic for both Medical Students (Uni of Melb) and Registrars (with MCCC).

 

We have a limited on-call roster with minimal calls, and no aged care requirements.

We offer weekly in-house educational sessions along with paid study or conference leave

We have a 0% empty seat rate and a need for new doctors in our town, now is the time to join.

 

As an employee, you receive 50% of in hours billings + superannuation, 90% of out of hours billings + superannuation. Additional benefits of 1-week paid study leave, 4 weeks paid annual leave and public holidays, sick leave and long service leave accrual. Candidates may be eligible for a $7000 relocation grant and for those that require it, we are located in a DPA/Bonded area. You will also be eligible for the GP WIP.

If you would like to find out more about this position, please contact us.

Email: careers@northeastfamilymedicine.com.au

We are proud to be a teaching clinic for GP Registrars through MCCC.

Our team consists of 3 medical educators, which give us a great intimate knowledge of current and future specialist GP training.

We have a strong open-door policy between all of our doctors: to ask questions, support of decision or seek second opinions.

We have strong links with local specialist in multiple areas so can help you with any knowledge gaps.

We offer individual educational sessions with supervisors, in addition to our in-house weekly education session. These are provided by local specialists, allied health or our own team.

We offer paid study leave allowing you to attend courses or conferences that will be beneficial for your future in medicine.

We offered expertise and opportunities for further learning in:

  • Shared Obstetric Care
  • Sports Medicine
  • Paediatrics
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Skin Cancer treatments

If you would like to discuss the opportunity of joining us as a registrar, please contact the clinic on (03) 5723 5400 or email us: careers@northeastfamilymedicine.com.au