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GP - Out of Hours - Melbourne DWS - earnings up to $500k pa - Australia

General Practitioner - General Practitioner
Ref: 4837 Date Posted: Wednesday 20 Dec 2017
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We are recruiting for a General Practitioner for an out of hours position in Melbourne.

  • Out of hours locum service
  • Work centrally in Melbourne
  • Flexible contracts
  • High earning potential 

The Role
You will be working as a Locum GP, which will involve after hours, evenings, nights and weekends. Patients are referred by their GP for after hours care or the patient will contact the service directly. Your responsibilities will be to call each patient when you receive the patient details, triage the patient and provide self-care advice until you reach the patient at their home and referring to emergency services when appropriate.

Flexible rosters are usually available and you will need to give your availability four weeks in advance. Minimum hours per week are 48. For most Doctors working between 48 and 60 hours per week would mean to see 80 to 120 patients per week and would earn between $8k - $10k per week. You can earn up to $12k per week.

This position is not restricted by DWS as it is an out of hours position.

  • 70% billings
  • Accommodation on arrival 
  • Flight reimbursement
  • earnings up to $500k

The Location 
Situated on the banks of the Yarra River, Melbourne is a sophisticated, friendly, multicultural city and is home to people from over 140 nations. Melbourne's bays and peninsulas feature beautiful beaches, fine food and wine, chic beachfront towns and a variety of family attractions. There are excellent schools, public and private, and world-class universities.

What Head Medical can do for you 
Arranging a position overseas is very exciting, but we understand that it can also be daunting and time consuming. We’re the UK’s specialist in international medical recruitment and we’ve helped many Doctors relocate since we first started out in 2008 (you can read what people have said about working with us on our testimonials page). We know it’s important to balance career opportunities with lifestyle and we’ll talk through your plans and will get to know you to make sure we find the right role in the right location.

Once we have secured a job for you, we’ll manage the Medical Registration and Visa application process, and support you (and your family) with the relocation itself.


If this sounds like the perfect job you can apply using the blue button below. Or if you’d like to find out more about this job or have an informal chat, please get in touch with us:

Gary Scott

Recruitment Consultant

Tel: +44 (0)131 240 5282 LinkedIn