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How Much Can a Locum Doctor Earn in Australia?

POSTED ON 22-06-2021

Moreover, doctors working in the private sector are usually salaried considerably higher than those in the public sector. However, in Australia the salaries of locum doctors within the public sector are governed by several frameworks and policies in place. Take a look at these example policies —the NSW Junior Doctor Rates Policy and the QLD Health Locum arrangements and conditions.

How does 19AA and 19AB work? Are there exemptions?

POSTED ON 22-06-2021

19AA section involves Non-Vocationally Registered (VR) Australian Permanent resident or citizen to be registered on a recognized 3GA program to gain access to Medicare benefits prior to commencing work as a General Practitioner. This applies to both Australians by birth and for those who have become Australians. If you are a Permanent resident or an Australian Citizen, you will be restricted by 19AA and will be required to participate in a fellowship program. Under certain circumstances, you will also be restricted by 19AB, meaning you will have to live and work in a Distribution Priority Area (DPA) location.

Quick Summary of Pathways to Registration in Australia

POSTED ON 11-01-2021

Explore the different pathways available for International Medical Graduates to get registered in Australia. As an overseas Doctor seeking registration to practice medicine in Australia, you need to provide evidence of eligibility to undertake..

Do IMGs have to Work in Rural Australia?

POSTED ON 22-06-2021

Work location is one of the less difficult aspects when it comes to IMGs working in Australia. But do IMGs have to work in rural Australia?... However, rumours that international doctors can only work in rural parts of Australia is not true...viable option to control and distribute healthcare accessibility across the country.

Reasons to relocate to Newcastle, NSW

POSTED ON 13-05-2021

Newcastle is a modern harbour city in the Australian state of New South Wales located at the mouth of the Hunter River, approximately 105 miles (170 km) northeast of Sydney...GPs can enjoy salary packaging benefits, flexible working arrangements, professional support staff, access to regular health and wellbeing programs, opportunities for continuous professional development as well as great team culture. A variety of non-corporate, mixed and bulk billing practices to choose from.

Reducing the 10-Year Moratorium for International Medical Graduates

POSTED ON 20-05-2021

The 10-year moratorium is an Australian Government policy that requires Overseas Trained Doctors to practice in areas where there are doctor shortages for 10 years...working in an area classified as DPA or DWS can be reduced through the scaling method or the 5 Year Overseas Trained Doctor Scheme.

What is the 5 Year Overseas Trained Doctor Scheme?

POSTED ON 20-05-2021

By participating in the Five-Year Scheme and committing to work in remote locations in South Australia, IMGs can reduce the time restriction by three to five years.

10 Great Reasons to Relocate to Cessnock in 2021 | Medfuture

POSTED ON 28-05-2021

Here are 10 compelling reasons to move to Cessnock and start a new life in one of the best cities in New South Wales. Cessnock is a vibrant city in the beautiful Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia, about 52 km by road west of Newcastleand116 km from Sydney. The city is known for gourmet dining spots, luxury accommodation, scenic beauties and its historic architecture.

Can I apply for a role with just AMC MCQ?

POSTED ON 01-06-2021

Once you successfully pass the AMC Part 1 you can start applying for a medical role. Most doctors prefer not waiting until they complete the Clinical Examination.

Introduction to Remote Vocational Training Scheme (RVTS)

POSTED ON 10-06-2021

Remote Vocational Training Scheme (RVTS) is a fellowship training program for Medical Practitioners in a rural or remote location, Aboriginal Medical Service or amongst Torres Strait Islander communities where accessing mainstream practice training is difficult. The intent behind this scheme is to retain doctors and give them the opportunity to continue providing services amongst rural and remote communities across Australia.

RACGP’s Remote Clinical Exam (RCE) - 2021

POSTED ON 17-06-2021

The Remote Clinical Exam (RCE) was introduced by the RACGP replacing the Objective Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE) in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is the final exam a GP must undergo to achieve Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP).

Recency of Practice for Doctors

POSTED ON 29-06-2021

There is a need for practitioners to maintain their knowledge and skills and remain up to date in their scope of practice to ensure public protection, according to the AHPRA Recency of practice report (2019)...The registration standards provide a balance between public safety and regulatory burden by allowing practitioners to work flexibly.

English Language Requirements for New Zealand Doctors

POSTED ON 07-07-2021

Doctors, Medical Staff and Allied Health Professionals in New Zealand must Pass the Academic Module of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) by achieving above the minimum score or the Occupational English Test by achieving the minimum grade in order to be eligible for the New Zealand Registration Examination (NZREX Clinical).

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How to become a Locum Doctor in Australia?

Often Locum positions request the candidate to have a provider number—a unique number you can get if you are an eligible health professional recognized for Medicare services. Locums in private practice including General Practice must have a Provider Number since you will not be able to charge patients Medicare fees for the services provided—therefore the locum role wouldn’t be viable.

5 Reasons to work as a Locum Doctor

While having the advantage of meeting many new people, grow their professional network, and work with a diverse range of patients, Locum Doctors can earn a much better income since locum work generally pays well. As a Doctor struggling to build up their bank account and lead a financially stable life or trying to pay off student medical debts, working part-time ass a locum doctor can be very helpful to earn an extra income.

How Much Can a Locum Doctor Earn in Australia?

Moreover, doctors working in the private sector are usually salaried considerably higher than those in the public sector. However, in Australia the salaries of locum doctors within the public sector are governed by several frameworks and policies in place. Take a look at these example policies —the NSW Junior Doctor Rates Policy and the QLD Health Locum arrangements and conditions.

General Practice Fellowships in Australia

There are various pathways to being recognized as a General Practitioner in Australia. Each GP Training program have their specific eligibility criteria. As an applicant, you need to self-review your individual eligibility for each GP Training Program.

Quick Summary of Pathways to Registration in Australia

Explore the different pathways available for International Medical Graduates to get registered in Australia. As an overseas Doctor seeking registration to practice medicine in Australia, you need to provide evidence of eligibility to undertake..

Employment Contracts and Conditions for Australian Doctors

..employment contract is what identifies the working relationship, rights and responsibilities, and expectations between the employee/independent contractor and the employer. The contract/agreement is important for both parties as it helps understand what involves in their business relationship. It similarly prevents any misunderstandings or risks associated with signing a contract.

RACGP’s Practice Experience Program (PEP) Specialist Stream

Practice Experience Program specialist stream is a 3GA program that provides structured education and peer support for International Medical Graduates (IMG) with overseas specialist qualifications.

GP demand and supply in North Western Melbourne

GPs are the most accessible medical professionals in Australia and the backbone of primary healthcare. Here are a few trends that will shape the supply and demand of GPs and the future healthcare industry in North Western Melbourne:

Reasons to relocate to Newcastle, NSW

Newcastle is a modern harbour city in the Australian state of New South Wales located at the mouth of the Hunter River, approximately 105 miles (170 km) northeast of Sydney...GPs can enjoy salary packaging benefits, flexible working arrangements, professional support staff, access to regular health and wellbeing programs, opportunities for continuous professional development as well as great team culture. A variety of non-corporate, mixed and bulk billing practices to choose from.

What is the 5 Year Overseas Trained Doctor Scheme?

By participating in the Five-Year Scheme and committing to work in remote locations in South Australia, IMGs can reduce the time restriction by three to five years.

English Language Requirements for New Zealand Doctors

Doctors, Medical Staff and Allied Health Professionals in New Zealand must Pass the Academic Module of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) by achieving above the minimum score or the Occupational English Test by achieving the minimum grade in order to be eligible for the New Zealand Registration Examination (NZREX Clinical).

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