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Part time role for Medical Adviser- Compensation required for DVA - Melbourne

VIC Statewide, VIC


Remuneration is commensurate with experience

Senior Registrar/CMO (PGY 6+)

  • Part time or Full Time hours available
  • No patient contact
  • Be a Bupa employee

Bupa Health Services has been awarded the contract by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs to deliver evidence based clinical health advice and education to the Department, in order to support veterans and their families to gain access to health benefits and treatment within the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) framework. Bupa commenced delivery of this service on 1 April 2021.

Bupa Health Services has a full-time or part-time role for a Medical Adviser- Compensation to work at the DVA office in Melbourne CBD.

This is a 22.5 - 37.5 hours a week role with no patient contact. 

To be successful for consideration for this Medical Adviser- Compensation role you will need to meet the following criteria;

  • Be an Australian Citizen
  • Unrestricted registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Doctor
  • Experience in Military, or Occupational and Environmental Medicine is highly desirable
  • A minimum of 5 years medical experience post internship
  • Have the ability to obtain a baseline security clearance
  • Successful completion of a criminal history check

The role

The Compensation section investigates, assesses and determines claims in relation to liability, impairment, incapacity, and income support for veterans and reservists.  

The Medical Adviser – Compensation role provides medical advice in relation to claims across the range of legislative instruments, and participates in education, clinical governance and continuous improvement activities.

You will possess strong critical analysis skills, and excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with both clinical and non – clinical professionals.

You will be able to demonstrate sensitivity and judgement in dealing with veteran related issues and be able to work both independently and collaboratively as a productive team member. The role will require you to respond to queries from DVA staff regarding medical information and provide advice to DVA policy areas on medical matters as required.

Join us

Bupa believes in hiring the best talent in the market and we are passionate about delivering quality health and care for veterans and their families.

We are known for our vibrant, high performing and incredibly rewarding workplace, and we take pride in creating exceptional and meaningful work experiences, encouraging innovation, delivering award winning benefits to our employees and being involved with our communities.

Our people reflect the diversity of our community.  At Bupa, your wellbeing, identity and own story is respected and valued.

Find the purpose in your career, click to apply.

Joanne Burton

Workforce & Recruitment Partner Clinical- ADF and DVA Health Services

M| 0438 054 397  

E| [email protected]


Job Ad Reference DVAMELB
Date Listed 01 July 2021

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