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If you’re a doctor interested in moving away from the 12 hour days of the typical medical practitioner or GP job, or you simply want to supplement your income while you pursue other interests, joining the House Call Doctor team could be the solution for you!

By delivering doctor services that are outside of regular practice hours, House Call Doctor provides a valuable community service that helps patients receive the care they need when they need it, and alleviates the daily pressure put on emergency departments (where each visit costs state health budgets between $400 and $500).

Demand for House Call Doctor services has increased significantly since the deputising service’s inception in 2015, allowing us to offer doctors jobs at the right pay, in the right area, right away.

Read on to find out more about:

  • What we offer those who sign on for a House Call Doctor / GP job
  • Doctor candidate requirements

Doctors Jobs: What We Offer

The package that comes with our doctor and GP jobs offers unrivaled working conditions, remuneration, and work-life balance.

Flexible Working Hours

If you’re unable or unwilling to arrive at a general practice every day at 7:30, or no longer want to work long hours in the Emergency Department, the hours that House Call Doctor offer may be highly suited to you.

Our doctor jobs are outside of the hours required by a regular doctor or GP job, taking calls on weeknights, weekends and public holidays. This allows our doctors to make the most of those much-needed daylight hours to pursue further study, spend time with friends or family, or take care of other business.

We offer a flexible monthly schedule with working hours that are subject to service requirements and no lock-in terms.

House Call Doctor currently have opportunities available for full-time, part-time and casual working arrangements.

Professional Development

We understand how important professional development is for doctors. With House Call Doctor, you’ll be continually advancing your knowledge and skills through both on-the-job experience and mentoring.

Earning Potential

House Call Doctors earn a very attractive income, which is calculated as a percentage of the Medicare billings for the after-hours period.

For more specific information on what our doctors earn, please feel free to contact House Call Doctor directly.


As a House Call Doctor, you will gain valuable experience providing assessment and treatment of episodic conditions similar to Category 4 and Category 5 presentations.

Potential to Relocate

If you’re looking for a doctor job in Queensland, House Call Doctor has the opportunity to work in several locations as well as their surrounding regions, including:

  • Brisbane
  • Gold Coast
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Bundaberg
  • Cairns
  • Gladstone
  • Hervey Bay
  • Ipswich
  • Mackay
  • Maryborough
  • Toowoomba
  • Townsville
  • Rockhampton
  • Wide Bay
  • Tweed Coast

Becoming a House Call Doctor is a perfect way to relocate.

The Latest Technology

We have specially developed software to make the entire callout process run as efficiently as possible, from the initial booking through to the electronic reporting after every visit.

Outstanding Doctor’s Box

As part of our commitment to providing the best possible care to patients, by arrangement we can equip our doctors with the equipment and a wide range of medications and consumables they can administer during their visits. This allows our doctors to provide relief to patients who are physically unable to go to chemists.

Professional Guidance & Support

Good clinical governance is critical to operating any medical service. At House Call Doctor, our experienced and reputable Medical Directors provide leadership, guidance, and oversee the quality of care to make sure it always meets the gold standard.

When you sign for a doctor’s job with us, you’ll gain access to the mentorship of an approachable Medical Director, and other senior Medical Practitioners who have extensive experience delivering primary and emergency medical care.

Doctors & House Call GP Jobs: Who We Are Looking For

We hire hundreds of doctors from all walks of life. Even though our doctors have a diverse range of backgrounds, experience profiles and specialities, they all have one thing in common: A passion for delivering the best medical care to their patients.

Our staff strive to do the right thing by our patients, General Practitioners, paramedics and the Emergency Department in all situations.

The types of doctors we hire include:

  • Australian medical graduates
  • International medical graduates
  • Overseas trained doctors

Personal qualities our House Call Doctor/GP jobs require include:

  • Ability to multitask
  • Time management
  • Ability to maintain appropriate bedside manner in stressful situations
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • High level of interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication
  • Ability to work independently

Professional requirements of our doctor/GP jobs include:

  • Two years post graduate experience including experience in pediatrics, accident, emergency, medicine, and surgery
  • Full registration with the Medical Board of Australia
  • Current ALS course
  • Australian Business Number

House Call Doctors can have:

  • Temporary residency
  • Permanent residency
  • Australian citizenship

Register Your Interest Now

If you are considering becoming a part of the House Call Doctor medical deputising service team, contact us today. We’ll help you determine your eligibility, and provide any additional information about the role, the company or the eligibility requirements.

For any enquiries, or to register your interest, please contact:

James Wood
General Manager

M: +61 448 185 715

E: [email protected]  

Or click here to register your interest or  apply online