FT | VR GP | Bupa benefits! | Canberra

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (AU)
Bupa benefits!
Tuesday, 24 May 2022
Monday, 22 August 2022
GP / General Practitioner
Contract Type
Flexible Hours
VR / Non-VR

About the opportunity

You may know Bupa as a provider of health insurance or aged care services. You’ve probably also seen our dental and optical clinics in your local shopping centres and heard about our partnership with Kids Helpline as well.

In 2021 Bupa is proud to have expanded our Health Services contract with the Australian Defence Force to the provision of services to the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA).

The Department of Veterans’ Affairs is an Australian Government organisation that supports those who serve or have served in the defence of our nation and commemorate their service and sacrifice.

Our role is to support the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) to meet the Nation’s commitment to care for our veteran and defence service community – the men and women who have served Australia in times of war and conflict as well as peacetime.

As part of Bupa’s service offering, Bupa assists the Department of Veterans’ Affairs by providing high-quality clinical advice.


About the role

The Transition Medical Assessment Pilot Project (TMAPP) assists transitioning and injured Defence members by providing them with high quality medical evidence to be submitted with their claims to the Department of Veterans Affairs.

As part of this program, we’re looking for a a GP with an interest in occupational medicine to join the team and help support our transitioning members through:

  • Under direct supervision of the OEP provide Veteran-centric services to transitioning and injured ADF members by providing expert medical evidence for DVA claims submissions.
  • Undertake medical assessments, file reviews and documentation submission for DVA initial liability and permanent impairment claims, incapacity support and other submissions as required, including ComSuper. This includes liaison with treating Specialists and organising supporting investigations.
  • Work co-operatively with the other TMAPP team members.
  • Liaise with relevant Defence and ACTHC staff including Medical Officers, Rehabilitation Providers and others.
  • Liaise with the DVA on base Veteran Service Officers (VSO).
  • Liaise with DVA claims delegates.
  • Act in accordance with the ADF HSC and TMAPP Services Management Plan (SMP)

This role will be based from Duntroon Health Centre, in the ACT. It will be casual, with an expected workload starting at one day per week.


About you

Please note: You must be an Australian citizen and be able to attain and maintain a baseline security clearance from the Defence security and vetting service.

We’re looking for someone who has:

  • Unrestricted registration as a Medical Practitioner with AHPRA with at least 5 years clinical experience.
  • AHPRA registration as a Specialist GP, and hold FRACGP or FACCRM with an interest in occupational/veteran medicine.
  • Ability to work well in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • High level written and oral communication skills.


Be at the heart of it with Bupa

This is your opportunity to make a real impact in our DVA Health Services team. Providing support that helps shape the experience of transitioning Defence members.

You’ll enjoy the benefits of working with Bupa in Australia including:

  • No more working weekends or late nights
  • Discounts on our health insurance, travel, car, home, contents, and pet insurance products as well as health services such as Dental and Optical


Discover what makes Bupa a place where talented people find inspiring personal and professional opportunities and rewards, working in a team where your expertise is recognised and your contribution truly valued.

We'll start shortlisting and interviewing as soon as possible so please apply as soon as you see this ad. For more information please email Melina Saunders, Recruitment Lead, via melina.saunders @bupa.com.au


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