General Practitioner – Aged Care Role in Melbourne

Location: Melbourne, VIC (General Location)

Work Type: Full-time or Part-time

Salary: AUD $350,000 – $450,000

Positions: 1 Position

Published At: 8 days ago

Category: Aged Care

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Our client is a leading provider in the healthcare industry, founded by medical professionals with a mission to connect people to quality healthcare. With a significant investment in research and development, our client has experienced exceptional growth and now boasts an expansive network of clinicians, including General Practitioners, Allied Health professionals, Nurses, and Specialists.

The team is dedicated to enhancing health outcomes for various groups, including:

  • Rural and remote Australians
  • Indigenous communities
  • Aged care residents
  • NDIS participants

Our client offers collaborative and specialised health services across numerous fields such as Allergy and Immunology, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Infectious Diseases, Neurology, Paediatrics, Pain Management, Palliative Care, Psychiatry, Renal and Blood Pressure, Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Rheumatology, and Urology.

Additionally, telehealth services are provided for NDIS participants, covering Counselling, Psychology, Speech Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Exercise Physiology, and Mental Health Social Work.

About the Role

We are seeking a General Practitioner to provide high-quality care to residents in aged care facilities in and around Melbourne. This is a fantastic opportunity to practice in a vibrant and growing region, offering beautiful surroundings and a fulfilling role focused on maintaining a healthy work-life balance.


  • Provide comprehensive consultations and reviews for aged care residents
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team including a nurse, telehealth geriatrician, and physician
  • Engage in regular communication with family members and other healthcare providers
  • Maintain accurate and detailed patient records
  • Participate in ongoing professional development and training

Daily Tasks:

  • Conducting patient consultations and assessments
  • Developing and managing personalised care plans
  • Prescribing medications and treatments
  • Coordinating with other healthcare professionals to ensure holistic patient care
  • Utilising telehealth services to enhance patient access to specialised care

Required Skills and Qualifications

Essential Qualifications:

  • Medical degree with full registration as a General Practitioner in Australia
  • Fellowship with RACGP or ACRRM
  • Experience in aged care or a strong interest in working with elderly patients
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Proficiency in using electronic health records and telehealth platforms

Desirable Skills:

  • Additional qualifications or experience in geriatric medicine
  • Previous experience with telehealth services
  • Strong organisational and time-management skills

Benefits and Opportunities


  • Competitive remuneration of $2,000 per day (based on 8 hours of work)

Professional Development:

  • Opportunities for professional growth and development within a supportive and collaborative environment
  • Access to a network of experienced healthcare professionals for mentorship and advice

Work-Life Balance:

  • Enjoy a healthy work-life balance with the opportunity to travel within the region and experience the vibrant community of Melbourne

How to Apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting your resume and a cover letter detailing relevant experience and qualifications. Please ensure all documents are up-to-date and clearly present your suitability for the role. 

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