PT | Senior GP | Houry rate | Amberley, Ipswich (AU)

Amberley, Ipswich (AU)
Houry rate + super + leave + Bupa discounts (non-abn role)
Tuesday, 24 May 2022
Monday, 22 August 2022
GP / General Practitioner
Contract Type
Permanent Contract
VR / Non-VR

About the opportunity

You might think you already know a lot about Bupa. You’ll know we provide health insurance and aged care services across Australia and you’ve probably also seen our dental and optical clinics in your local shopping centres. But what you might not realise is that we also provide support to several government departments including delivering health services to Defence Force personnel and their families in Australia.

Located south-west of Brisbane in the outskirts of Ipswich in Queensland, the RAAF Base Amberley is the Air Force's largest base and employs over 5000 people.

Our Amberley Health centre supports all defence members and their families on base, providing a range of services including Medical and Surgical Outpatient Services, Pathology, Physiotherapy, Radiology, Pharmacy, Rehabilitation and Mental Health Services. We play a key role in ensuring the overall health and wellbeing of all our defence members on base.


About the role

We’re looking for an experienced GP to work from our Amberley Health Centre, part time, Tuesdays and Wednesday 7.5 hour per day.

As a civilian GP within our Health Centre you will:

  • Provide General Practice consultations, referrals and health screenings
  • Conduct occupational medical and health assessments for all defence personnel to determine employability and deployability
  • Provide appropriate medical advice to Base and Unit Commanders regarding employability and deployability of individual members
  • Provide advice and support to Base and Unit Commanders on general medical issues such as injury prevention, preventive medicine, disease control and hygiene
  • Provide supervision Medical Officers in accordance with FRACGP guidelines

This is an incredible role for GP keen to practice interesting and diverse medicine, or a GP with an interest and passion for occupational health and sports medicine or eager to grow their skills with supported training into aviation medicine. Overall, this is your opportunity to make a real contribution to the provision of health services to our defence force members while working in a supportive and collegiate team.


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 excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • is a personable and passionate GP with a genuine commitment to delivering health outcomes for our defence members

You will also require:

  • Current unconditional and unrestricted registration as a medical practitioner in Australia with AHPRA
  • A Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP), Fellowship of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (FACRRM) or Vocational Registration
  • A minimum of 5 years Full-Time post graduate general practitioner (or part-time equivalent) experience
  • A minimum of 2 years Full-Time experience in general practice setting within the last 5 years (or part-time equivalent)
  • Accreditation as a General Practice Trainer at Principal/Lead Supervisor level (or commitment to achieving his accreditation)
  • Aviation medicine qualifications and/or a commitment to undertake Defence-specific Aviation qualifications (supported by Bupa)
  • Current Basic Life Support training/qualification or equivalent, or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (HLTAID001).



Be at the heart of it with Bupa

This is your opportunity to make a real impact on the health services we provide in support of the Australian Defence Force and help shape the experience of defence members accessing health services and supports in their local health centre.

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

  • Competitive remuneration package, performance incentives and relocation assistance available
  • Support for ongoing CPD
  • The opportunity to practice diverse medicine in a unique cohort of patients
  • Discounts on our health insurance, travel, car, home, contents, and pet insurance products as well as health services such as Dental and Optical
  • Internal career progression opportunities – we are a big, global business. Your opportunities are endless!

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.

For more information please email Melina Saunders, Recruitment Lead, via melina.saunders @ bupa

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