PERMANENT GP JOB
General Practitioner Vacancy
Miami, Near Burleigh Waters
Gold Coast, Queensland (QLD)
MIAMI FAMILY MEDICAL CENTRE
Miami Family Medical Centre is looking for a new permanent GP to join our very well established medical practice in the heart of the Gold Coast. Our practice is modern, well equipped and in urgent need of another GP to meet the growing demand of patients in the area.
Miami Family Medical Centre
1922 Gold Coast Highway
Miami, QLD 4220
Permanent Full Time General Practitioner
Dr Munira Butt has owned the clinic for over 12 years so we are very well established and Dr Butt is very well known in the community. Miami Family Medical Centre is an Accredited practice consisting of a team of general practitioners, health professionals and reception staff who strive to provide high quality medical care to the local community in a friendly and caring environment.Our Doctors provide a wide range of clinical services and are committed to preventative medicine.Our surgery is a training practice and we currently have 2 Registrars and have medical students every couple of months from Bond and Griffith Uni. We are situated one street back from Miami Beach and about a 15 minute drive to Robina Town Centre Shopping Mall and Robina Hospital. Short walk or quick drive to all other local shopping centres in the area. About a 10 minute drive to Varsity Lakes Railway station.
Doctor owned practice for over 12 years.
We have 9 consulting rooms, 2 waiting rooms, a large treatment room, a designated procedure room, large reception area, 2 admin offices, staff tea room (sits 8), Onsite pathology, Onsite parking for patients and ample off street parking for staff, controlled aircon.
We are open Monday to Friday 7.30am to 5.00pm and Saturday mornings 8.00am to 12.00pm (Rotating roster between all the doctors) We have 3 Full Time doctors here rostered on Monday to Friday and 2 Full Time Registrars. (One will be leaving in July) and 1 Part Time doctor here on Monday mornings. Currently we are in the process of transitioning Software from Practix to Medical Director Helix. We have all new computers waiting to be installed once the conversion is complete.
We are equipped with a large treatment room and a designated procedure room. The treatment room and procedure room is designed to treat 4 patients at a time with 2 electric beds. We have the ability to handle minor trauma and perform all treatment room procedures including sutures, excision, ECG’s, Spirometry testing, liquid nitrogen therapy, ABI’s, Therapeutic Ultrasounds, vaccinations and minor surgery.
Our administration set up consists of a full Time Practice Manager and 2 Full Time receptionists. There are minimum 2 admin staff rostered on every day. We are an Accredited clinic with renewal set for January 2019. Our patient files are fully computerised. Our admin staff are very knowledgeable with the admin protocol, procedures and processes.
We have 2 Full Time nurses and 1 Part Time nurse with 2 nurses rostered on every day to assist doctors with all treatment room duties (dressings, ear syringes, vaccinations, procedures etc). Our nursing staff consist of 1 RN and 2 EEN’s. Our EEN’s have been with the clinic for over 10 years and our RN has been here for over 3. All 3 nurses are very competent in every aspect of nursing in a Medical Centre. One of our EEN’s runs a dedicated Chronic Disease Management clinic 3 days a week.
ALLIED HEALTH SERVICES
We have a Psychologist on duty 3 days a week and a Dietician every 2nd Monday. We also have Audiology Hearing services in the clinic every month.
We have Queensland Medical Laboratory (QML) onsite for all pathology services. Our doctors usually refer to QSCAN for all radiology services with many locations within a 10 minute drive.
OTHER CLINICAL SERVICES
Services we provide at the clinic are all general health, Skin cancer checks, driving medicals, excisions, contraceptive insertion and removal, Mental health care plans, home Medication reviews, Antenatal checks, Over 75 Health Assessments, 45 Year old Health Assessments, Diabetes and Asthma Cycle of Care, ATSI Health Assessments, 24 hour Blood Pressure monitoring, Iron infusions.
We have an active population of about 4000 patients. Our patient demographic consists of young families and the elderly that have been coming to the clinic since Dr Butt started. We also have a number of overseas students as we have agreements in place with Bupa, AHM and Medibank to be one of their designated direct billing providers for overseas students. With our location being on the Gold Coast we also have a lot of patients who visit our clinic whilst on holidays.
Our clinic is mixed billing clinic. We bulk bill for all pension and health care card holders and children under 16. We also bulk bill for follow up consultations. Our standard consultation fee is $70. Primarily with our patient demographic and being that most patients have been attending the clinic for quite some time we do tend to bulk bill for a lot of our patients. We also take on Work Cover and Insurance claim patients.
All standard appointments are 15 minutes long with each doctor having their own preference to appointment times for Procedures, MHCP’s etc. this being 4 patient’s per hour possibly more depending if some are just quick scripts or dressings. It just depends on the doctors booking preference. The 3 most senior doctors are always heavily booked with Dr Butt generally being booked out days in advance. Most days we are fully booked. Our Chronic Disease Management nurse is booked out weeks in advance.
Miami is a great place to work, we have a growing population with new high rises being built right across the road and all around and
although only being 20 minutes from Surfers Paradise still has the feel of a sleepy seaside town and the sun is always shining.
We are situated 1 street back from Miami Beach, 10 minutes from Burleigh Heads and 20 minutes from Surfers Paradise. There are many attractions and activities that would be of interest to everybody.
SKILLS OR INTERESTS SOUGHT
No particular skills or interests just someone to join our team with the mindset to help grow the clinic and deliver high quality of care to patients.
We have a growing demand of patients. Dr Butt would also like to cut back her consulting hours in the near future and would like to hand over some of her patient base to the right person.
Monday to Friday Hours 8.00am to 5.00pm with rotating Saturday roster. (Hours are negotiable). Dr Butt is the primary supervisor for the GP Registrars and Medical Students however all the other doctors do have an open door policy for any help they need. Generally the rate of pay is 70%.
Phone: 07 5474 1660
Mobile: 0418 643 165
Posted: 15th June 2018
Position Reference: DY17069