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General Practitioner - Work from Home

Job Requisition Number:  5314
Date:  09-Jun-2021


Will you actively create a healthier future for tomorrow?


At Medibank we’re encouraged to think big. We have a clear purpose to impact better health outcomes for our customers, patients and our community.


We celebrate diversity of thought because we want to make better decisions for our customers. As we work towards our goal of better health for better lives, we value the knowledge and contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. We are working hard to create an inclusive workplace and develop Indigenous careers.


The Opportunity


We are seeking experienced General Practitioners to work for a national After-Hours GP (AHGP) helpline. Our AHGP’s perform a vital role in providing the delivery of after-hours GP telephone and video consultations from home for the general public. This includes the initial assessment, advice and management of symptomatic callers referred via our Nurse Triage service. The role operates within the approved scope of service and is required to adhere to various client contractual requirements in the delivery of this service including performance and efficiency metrics.


Working autonomously and from the comfort of your own home office, you have the confidence and proven ability to operate independently without immediate supervisory support. Performance achievement and development is primarily self-driven and managed within the scope of Medibank Health’s leading-edge support technology, training and services, complemented by inclusion within our extensive network of medical professionals. 


Applications will be considered for a fixed-term contract until 30th June 2022.


About the role


The hours of operation of the service are 6 pm – 8 am Monday to Friday, and from 12am Saturday - 8 am Mondays.


We are looking for GPs who can work a minimum of 7.5 hours per week.  Rosters are provided with reasonable advance notice.


We have a range of shifts available (from 3 hours to 8 hours) aligned to meet business requirements. We currently require coverage for the following hours:

  • Monday to Sunday 0000-0500
  • Saturday 1600-2400
  • Sunday 1300-2400


About You


We are looking for experienced General Practitioners who are passionate about delivering telephone and video-based consultations and worked with a diverse demographic of patients. To be considered you will hold the following:

  • MBBS, MD or equivalent qualifications which confer eligibility for registration as a medical practitioner in Australia.
  • Current registration as a medical practitioner with AHPRA.
  • Three years GP experience (with a minimum of 1-year current Australian GP experience) post RACGP Fellowship (and current Membership).


Technology Requirements


As this is a phone and video-based service there are minimum setup requirements for you to adequately perform in this role including:

  • Private room/space which can be used for your home office set up
  • Active landline and suitable internet connection 
  • You have strong IT skills and proficiency in telephony-based systems where you are comfortable navigating software, typing and talking at the same time. ​​


A career with us


With flexible working options, our people have choice in how and where they work. We’re also committed to supporting better accessibility for our customers and our people. If we call you to discuss this role, you’ll also get the opportunity to chat about any adjustments.


We offer a range of great benefits, rewards and discounts, and health and wellbeing initiatives.


To start small and impact bigger.

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