Occupational Health Practitioner Mackay


Mackay, QLD

Posted 9/21/2019

Location:MacKay & Coalfields > Regional QLD
Worktype:Full Time
Profession / Role:Healthcare & Medical > Occupational Therapy

Town Description
Mackay is the Gateway to the Whitsunday Islands - home of the "Best Job in the World" and we here offer you the best GP job in the world! Situated in tropical paradise, with white sandy beaches, tropical islands and coral reefs for fantastic sailing, fishing, scuba and relaxation. Inland we have rain forests and we also have excellent schools, universities, shopping and easy access to the capital cities in 1.5 hrs flights.

With diverse industries from coal, sugar and tourism, Mackay maintains it's relaxed atmosphere where you can bring up children safely and create a fantastic life and successful future.

Enjoy a stimulating professional life while enjoying a fantastic lifestyle and never suffer the winter again!!!!

The Practice:
We are Bcerta Australia in Mackay seeking an Occupational Health Practitioner either qualified or aspiring to specialise in Occupational Health.
Bcerta Australia is Australia's leading provider of occupational health and general medical services. Our mission is to deliver best-practice healthcare solutions by way of a network of medical centres, site services and alliance clinics.

We have 30 years of experience in quality health care and recognise the important contribution of good health to the workplace.

You will be joining a reputable training organisation with an established client base, and highly qualified and supportive team.
The purpose of the position is to:-

  • Provide competent patient-centred care that addresses health needs and promotes

wellness in general health, occupational health and sports medicine.

  • Work closely with WorkCover
  • Work closely with the rehabilitation of company personnel
  • Provide medical assessments and functional assessments
  • Provide care that is based on latest evidence and guidelines, and meets legislative requirements

You will be responsible for:-

  • Providing good clinical care
  • Maintaining good medical practice
  • Maintaining trust and professional relationships with Patients
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues
  • Maintaining integrity in professional practice
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with Companies, Other Doctors and Associates, Allied Health Partners, Managers and staff

Expected behaviours and personal attributes:-
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of and compliance with all relevant legislation and common law obligations.
  • Discharge of duty of care in the course of practice including meeting practice standards, and accountability.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of policies and procedural guidelines that have legal implications, for example, ensure documentation conforms to legal requirements.
  • Identify and respond to unsafe practice, for example, implement interventions to prevent unsafe practice and/or contravention of law.
  • Demonstrated patient-focused approach in service provision with genuine empathy and interest in their needs.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills across all ages and social groups.
  • Be always well-presented, friendly, courteous and obliging. Represent the practice in a confident and positive manner at all times.
  • Undertake all duties in a diligent manner, with honesty and integrity,
  • Maintain absolute confidentiality regarding patient and practice information.
  • Have a vigilant attitude to accuracy, being prepared to double check as necessary.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and independently & ability to prioritise and organise, with attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Possession of current driver's licence

Education, Qualifications and Experience
  • Registration as a medical practitioner with Medical Board
  • Vocational registration with RACGP (or Equivalent)
  • Current Medical Indemnity

Excellent levels of income are achievable and there is unique potential for growth and business development.
If this position is of interest to you please apply

Reference AHHWQ 2328

Following successful placement eligible candidates may be entitled to receive support and financial assistance through Health Workforce Queensland's comprehensive workforce attraction and retention incentives.

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