GP Locum: Kilmore

Position Description:

  • Non-DPA
  • Close to Melbourne (1 hour)
  • Full-time cover needed
  • No after-hours/on-call requirements GP sessions only
  • Host practice to provide accommodation and cover reasonable travel expenses!

Required Dates: 1 – 31 March  (any offers of cover welcome within this period) min 2 weeks.

Practice Hours: Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm   Saturday fortnightly (every 2nd): 8.30am – 12.30pm

Fees: $ 1200 per day + GST or Negotiable

( basic accommodation will be provided on site)

Role: This modern bulk billing group practice is seeking locum support this summer. You will offer five sessions per week and see a mix of 30-40 patients per day from children to the elderly. A typical day will include standard consultations, chronic disease management, minor emergencies, minor procedures, mental health, men’s health, and women’s health. A candidate with some Australian general practice experience will be highly advantageous.

There is no on-call/after-hours requirement for the role. However, if you wish to offer VMO services, it can be arranged with the local Kilmore Hospital. Working in a small team, you will receive a high level of support from highly experienced staff who will assist you with settling into the clinic with a detailed orientation and induction. Ongoing supervision and mentoring is available.

Practice Details:

This practice is committed to providing a preventative medicine approach to the local community.  An AGPAL accredited practice, they consider themselves to provide general family medicine and have a particular emphasis on chronic disease management, women’s health, aged care and children’s health.

Four doctors are supported by a practice manager, two practice nurses (one on every day) and an experienced administration team. The practice consists of 10 consulting rooms and a three bed treatment room. Services such as pathology, ECG’s, wound management, spirometry and lesion removals are performed within the treatment room. Other services available to the clinic include audiology, dietitian, diabetes education, podiatry, physiotherapy and psychology.

The clinic provides inpatient and outpatient services to the local hospital, as well as an aged care facility. The hospital is equipped with 30 acute beds, an operating theatre, a four-bay emergency department, radiology department, a district nursing service and two aged care facilities. Between the two nursing homes there are 30 high care beds and 30 low care beds.

Services provided by the hospital include A&E, General Medicine, Surgical – Orthopaedics, ENT, Paediatrics and Urological, Maternity, Oncology, Palliative Care, Radiology, Pathology and Endoscopy.

Read more about living in Kilmore.


Vacancy ID:
Dates of Placement:
01/03/2021 - 31/03/2021


Job Title:
GP Locum
Part Time/Full Time:
Full Time
Practice Hours:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday - Friday 9 am-5:00 pm, Saturday - 8 :30 am-12:30 pm
After Hours/On-call:
Not required
VMO Rights:
Yes with the local hospital if desired
Registration Requirements:
AHPRA registration - GP Specialist
Procedural Requirements:
Computer Software:
Medical Director | Pracsoft
Patient load:
15 minute appointments
Solo or Group Practice:
Group Practice
Accommodation Provided:
Yes good standard accommodation provided
Travel Costs Covered:
Reasonable travel costs covered

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