General Practitioner Jobs in Australia
A General Practitioner treats acute and chronic illnesses and provides preventive care and health education for all ages and both sexes. A General Practitioner needs to be skilled in treating people with multiple health issues.

A General Practitioner’s jobs includes:

  • conducting examinations and questioning patients to diagnose disorders or illnesses
  • records patients' medical information
  • orders and performs laboratory tests, X-rays and other diagnostic tests
  • analyses results
  • provides overall care for patients and prescribes and administers treatments, medications
  • inoculates patients to prevent diseases
  • advises patients health matters
  • provides pre and post-natal care
  • reports births, deaths and notifiable diseases to government authorities
  • refers patients to medical specialists
  • arranges the admission of patients to hospital
  • may deliver babies or perform minor surgical procedures

The entry requirements for General Practitioner jobs are a bachelor degree or higher qualification and one year’s hospital-based training. Registration or licensing is required.

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