General practitioner resume

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Stephanie Scope

53 Ailing Drive
Mendit NSW 2000
M: 0400 111 222
E: [email protected]

Career Profile

Highly motivated, dedicated and clinically competent general practitioner with experience caring for patients from a range of cultural backgrounds. I am committed to pursuing a role in which I can help people maintain their health and quality of life.


Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Manchester, UK
Manchester University
Graduated: 2005


Australian Medical Council & Medical Board Certificate of Registration, 2009

Medical Licensing

Medical Board of Australia
General Registration
Registration number: MED011111

Key Skills and Abilities

Interpersonal skills and bedside manner
Ability to put patients at ease and inspire their trust. Highly developed communication skills enable me to listen, respond and adapt to patients from a range of cultural backgrounds in a clear and empathetic manner. I have a genuine concern for all patients and take the time to explain their condition and treatment options.

Reliable medical knowledge and diagnostic skills
Proven ability to make sound diagnoses following accurate case-taking, examination of patient and interpretation of diagnostic procedures.

Ability to remain calm under pressure
Experience working in hospitals and practices with limited staff and a high volume of patients who present with both emergency and non-emergency cases. Able to remain calm and methodical in my examination, diagnosis and treatment of patients, even in testing situations.

Practice History

June 2011 – Present
General Practitioner, Malady Medical Centre
Cannula Bay, NSW


  • Greet patients and take personal histories, perform examinations, order laboratory tests, x-rays and other diagnostic procedures
  • Evaluate patients’ physical and mental health; refer patients to specialists where appropriate
  • Prescribe and administer medications and treatments
  • Perform routine surgery, such as primary closure techniques (suturing), ingrown toenail removal, skin lesion biopsies and removal of foreign bodies from eyes, ears or wounds
  • Provide emergency care for acute coronary syndrome and asthma attacks Inoculate patients, including children from six weeks of age
  • Provide pre-natal and post-natal care
  • Perform skin cancer checks and minor surgical procedures, as required
  • Report notifiable diseases, such as pertussis and measles, to governmental authorities
  • Advise patients about strategies for maintaining optimal health, including disease and accident prevention
October 2009 – June 2011
Resident Medical Officer, Malaise Hospital
Heartland, QLD


  • Worked on rotational basis in Medical, Surgical, Emergency, Paediatrics, O&G, Psychiatry and Orthopaedics departments
  • Examined patients, documented their medical histories, ordered laboratory tests, x-rays and other diagnostic procedures
  • Admitted patients after consulting with senior medical practitioners
  • Performed minor surgical procedures such as IV cannulation, ECG, ABG and urinary catheterisation
  • Accompanied registrars and consultants on morning and afternoon ward rounds


  • Promoted to Senior Medical Officer after a 12-month period employed as Junior Medical Officer
July 2005 – June 2009
General Practitioner, Wellbeing Medical Practice
Manchester, UK


  • Examined patients and recorded their medical histories and details of their current health concerns
  • Ordered laboratory and diagnostic procedures
  • Prescribed and administered medications, inoculations and treatments
  • Provided emergency care for acute coronary syndrome, asthma attacks, loss of consciousness, acute infection and multiple trauma
  • Performed routine surgery, including primary closure techniques (suturing), ingrown toenail removal, skin lesion biopsies and removal of foreign bodies from ears, eyes or wounds
  • Supervised pre-natal and post-natal care provided by midwives
  • Reported births, deaths and incidence of contagious and other diseases to governmental authorities

Clinical Skills

History taking
Physical examination
Intravenous access techniques
Arterial puncture
Mask ventilation
Nasogastric tube placement
Foley catheter insertion
Primary closure techniques
Digital nerve block
Ingrown toenail removal
Removal of superficial foreign bodies
Nasal packing for epistaxis
Speculum insertion for vaginal swabs
Skin lesion biopsy
Punch biopsy
ECG and simple interpretation
Endotracheal intubation
Excision of skin lesions

Professional Development

Pain Management, 2011
Cardiovascular Workshop, 2011
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (CPR), 2010
Skin Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment, April 2008
Procedural Sedation of Adults and Children in Emergency Department, 2007

Professional Associations

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners – membership since 2009


Available upon request.

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