Wangaratta Medical Centre
|Number of doctors||6|
|Number of supervisors||2|
|Number of visiting specialists||0|
|Number of rooms||7|
|Allied health professionals||Australian Clinical Labs Collection Centre on Saturdays|
Registered Nurses x 3
Enrolled Nurse x 1
2 FTE nursing support Monday to Friday
Additional learning opportunities
Small group learning, Clinical meetings, Journal club, Assisting with procedures
Supervisor special interests
Sports medicine, Palliative Care, Medical Education, Women’s Health, Paediatrics, Aged Care, Lactation and Minor Surgery.
General Facilities / Services
Child and Adolescent Health
Chronic Disease Management
Cryotherapy -Liquid nitrogen -‘freezing’ therapy
Family planning, Geriatric Care
Health Assessments, Healthy Heart Checks
Home and in nursing home visitations
Insertion and Removal of IUDs and Implanon
Men & Women’s health
Minor surgery inc. skin cancer surgery
Resection of Ingrown Toenails
Skin Checks and skin cancer surgery
Tongue Tie/Lip Tie Assessment and release
Travel Medicine including Yellow fever vaccinations
|Practice opening hours||Monday - Friday 8.30am - 6.00pm Saturdays: 9.00am - 12.00pm|
|College Requirements||Full time training requires 38 hrs per week employed averaged over 4 weeks. Less than 38 hours per week employed is part time training.|
|Evening roster||Wangaratta Medical covers every Wednesday & every third Thursday evening as per roster. Hours: 6.00pm - 8.00am following day.|
|Saturday and Sunday work||1.4 ratio as per roster. Saturdays: 9.00am-12.00pm Clinic not open on Sunday (Usual Weekend On Call attendance applies)|
Public holiday work
Clinic not opened on public holidays although our usual on-call service applies.
Doctors on call may at their discretion open the Practice to see patients requiring urgent medical care.
Remuneration: 100% of fees generated.
Out of practice visits
Nursing, Hospital, Institutional and Home visits are available for patients who can not attend and reside within reasonable travelling distance. On a need-as-basis.
Vehicle and driver licence apply.
Northeast Health, Wangaratta
Wangaratta Private Hospital (Ramsay Health Care)
Hospital admission rights/ privileges
Most of our Doctors have VMO status.
Hospital admission rights/ privileges are granted via the credentialing process through the Health Care services.
We offer a 24 hour, 365 days medical care service with 3 other practices whom we share an on-call arrangement on a rostered basis.
The Wangaratta Medical Centre is responsible for covering Wednesday nights and every 3rd Thursday.
We do approximately 9 weekends on call a year which again is shared between the other GP’s in our practice.
|Public transport||Bus & Rail services|
|Nearest airport||Domestic- Albury & Melbourne Airports. International: Melbourne Airport|
|Access and distances to major centres or nearby towns|