Junction Street Family Practice

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Last modified 2/03/2015 11:58
Address 45 Junction St
Suburb Nowra
Postcode 2541
State New South Wales
Branch Clinic
Phone 02 4423 5644
Fax 02 4423 5812
Email [email protected]
Website www.junctionmedical.com.au
No. of Doctors 8
Opening Hours Mon - Thu: 8:30am-6:00pm Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Philosophy Our aim is to provide our patients with high quality, comprehensive, general medical care.
Training style Hands on, support of a supervisor or senior doctor at all times. Formal and hallway discussions. Aiming to help produce confident, well trained, high quality GP's.
Special Interest Families, women, travel medicine, skin clinics, constant nursing support, ante natal - the list is endless.
Support Team Full time practice manager, 5 part time nurses (2-3 on site at all times), 9 part time administration staff (3-4 on site at all times).
Allied Health Staff Two podiatrists rent rooms both within and adjacent building.
Amenities Everything you could possibly need for comprehensive training in general practice. Too many to list.
Software Best Practice
Internet TRUE
Patient Records Electronic
Medical Students TRUE
Equipment Auriscope Baby Scales Contaminated Waste Disposal Dangerous Drugs Registrar Book Dangerous Drugs Storage Dressings Ear Syringe and/or Cerumen Loops ECG (or availability for use) Emergency Bag Emergency Drugs Endotracheal Tubes Eye Charts & Colour Blind Assessment Eye Examination - Straining, Mydriatic, Local Anaesthetic Gloves - Disposable & Sterile Glucometer Guedal Airways (Preferable disposable) Height / Weight Scales IV Access IV Fluids Liquid Nitrogen Magnifying Loupe Measuring Tape Nebulising Air Pump / Mask - Adult & Paediatric Ophthalmoscope Pap Smear Equipment Patella Hammer Peak Flow Monitor Plastering Equipment Positive Pressure Oxygen / Bag & Mask Pregnancy Testing Proctoscope Refrigerator - Dedicated Refrigerator Minimum - Maximum Thermometer Sharps Disposal Small Cuffs & Large Specimen Collection Tourniquet, Syringes/Needles, Transport Swabs, Viral Culture Media, Urine Containers, Paediatrics Urine Bags Specula - Aural & Nasal Sphygmomanometer - Standard and Large Paediatric Cuffs Sterilisation Off Site - Local Hospital / Certified Sterilisation Provider Stethoscope Suture Instruments & LA Thermometer Torch Tourniquet Tuning Fork Desirable Equipment: Video Equipment
Distance from Hospital less than 1km
Hospital services Full district Hospital
Hospital Admitting FALSE
VMO rights at hospital Yes, Nowra Private Hospital. Dr Adam Hodgkins
Hospital Visiting Optional
Hopsital On-call Optional
Demographic Area A constantly growing area with many new sub divisions being created around the area. Popular place for retirees so an ageing population. Very high unemployment rate so various areas of high socio economic disadvantage.
Community A diverse regional community. Nowra is the main centre for a range of coastal towns and villages as well as local dairy farms. Located in a beautiful area with a wide range of sporting and cultural activities available. A growing range of restaurants and wonderful cafe culture.
Evening work Option to work till 6pm (which can be later). The practice would be happy to accommodate later hours for a doctor who was interested.
Night work Yes. Possibility of taking practice phone to be on call one night per week. Unusual to receive any calls, but there is always the possibility.
Weekend work Yes While the practice does not currently open we are pursuing the option of opening on Saturday morning and are very happy to offer this to any doctors joining the practice.
On Call Yes. Part of a roster with 6 practices. Registrars would be on call 2-3 weekends/year (not in the first 3 months of their placement), with phone back up by a supervisor in the practice.
House Calls Yes, Only in very limited circumstances with patients known to the practice. No further than 10km away and at the doctors discretion.
Nursing Home Visits Yes
Procedure room activity Mole max machine, minor surgery
Adv Procedural Skills Yes
Additional Nursing home visits One session per week, would expect to cover 1-2 of the 6 nursing homes we care for each week.
Practice Manager Gail Lloyd
Practice Type General Practice

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