Doctors, reclaim work/life balance with this unique opportunity


Article by Julia 28 Jun 2022
locum GP

Post-pandemic the rise of digital healthcare solutions is offering doctors the autonomy they need to reclaim work/life balance, and we have the perfect opportunity for you to take advantage of this.

Joining Australia’s largest network of home visiting doctors means you can explore Australia or take advantage of local opportunities with work in all major cities (excluding NT).

Discover new ways of working with flexible hours, plus a mixture of hospital-in-the-home and telehealth, allowing you to fit patients around your existing schedule with Australia’s largest after-hours service.

Sound interesting?

The role is open to doctors who are

  • PGY3+ with general registration with AHPRA
  • VR and Non-VR, 19AA/19AB doctors are able to work in metro areas (MMM1 included)
  • Non-VR, AGPT, PEP & VR doctors all welcome
  • Non-VR doctors not on AGPT or PEP are granted an initial 2-year placement. VR/AGPT/PEP doctors can work with NHD without time restrictions
  • Unrestricted VR doctors

What are the perks?

  • Flexibility with telehealth opportunities (you could see a telehealth patient whilst on your way to a home visit!)
  • Great additional income to supplement other working commitments
  • Flexibility to fit a roster around existing work commitments or family commitments
  • Ability to utilise worked hours towards GP Training
  • The role is based in most Metro cities so you can stay as local as you like

What kind of work will you be doing?

  • Acute Respiratory Infections - especially in the winter months, respiratory infections are top of the list
  • Asthma
  • Skin Infections and Rashes
  • Urinary Tract Infections - especially in women, babies, and the elderly
  • Gastro
  • Eye Complaints - include red eyes, conjunctivitis, and eye pain
  • Sprains, strains, neck, back, and hip pain - very common in urgent care medicine. Causes can range from acute sprains of joints and muscle areas due to sporting injuries or accidents, work-related strains to the back and neck, and ongoing neck or back pain due to long-term injury.
  • Elderly Ailments - many of our doctors see patients aged in their 70s, 80s, and over, living either at home or in aged care facilities. Common ailments include injuries from falls, acute delirium, general illness deterioration, respiratory tract infections, gastro, pain from osteoarthritis, heat exhaustion
  • Migraine and Acute Headache
  • Ear Ache - particularly common in babies and children under five years old, and among children in indigenous communities

If this sounds like something you could be interested in either register or let your Solution Specialist know and we'll do the rest.

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