General Practitioner - Portland, VIC [C684]

General Practitioner - Portland, VIC [C684]

21 May
Cromwell Hospital

21 May

Cromwell Hospital


Job Description:

About Bupa Aged Care Australia

Bupa Aged Care Australia is the largest private residential aged care provider in Australia with over 9,000 employees providing care and services to 6,500 residents across 60+ homes. At Bupa we focus on a person first approach that ensures our residents and their families are at the centre of everything we do and that we deliver our purpose of ensuring longer, healthier, happier lives.

About The Role

As an internal VR General Practitioner, you will join our growing practitioner network. You will be responsible for delivering proactive and preventative health care to Bupa residents and clinical services to support the care home team. You will provide medical care,

education and information that supports longer, healthier, happier lives for Bupa Aged Care residents.

This initially is a Part-Time ongoing role working onsite at our care home, progressing to Full-Time work. We offer the opportunity to manage your time/workload by coming onboard as an independent contractor where you are receive 100% of Medicare/DVA billings.


- Ensure the delivery of the highest quality proactive and preventative medical care to Bupa residents

- Make effective diagnosis and decisions by actively engaging with the care home team and regularly reviewing each resident and responding to changes in condition

- Practice person centred care by engaging with key stakeholders to ensure a holistic view of each resident’s physical, psychological, socio-economic and cultural needs

- Manage highly effective working relationships with the clinical services team by engaging and providing feedback regarding actions and decisions

- Deliver financial results by effectively managing time to maximise resident consultations and Medicare billed activity

Skills and Experience

- VR GP (with unrestricted AHPRA registration)

- Current prescriber number

- Specialty in Aged Care / Primary Care is Desirable

- Knowledge of Aged Care Standards and Aged Care Funding Instrument

- Strong communication skills with a demonstrated ability to manage successful relationships with residents, families, and the clinical services team.

- Effective time and schedule management to ensure targets and residents expectations are met


- Join our growing network or practitioners

- Receive 100% of Medicare/DVA billings

- Admin work completed for you through our care homes

- Internal transfer opportunities to any of our 72 homes across Australia

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