Doctor (General Practitioner)
General practitioners provide confidential patient consultations and initial medical care within a community-based setting.
General practitioners (GPs) have knowledge of a broad range of illnesses, and diagnose and treat patients of all ages.
The Job Scope
- Patient consultations at home and within the surgery
- Physical examinations
- Diagnosis and treatment of illnesses/ailments
- Minor surgery
- Health education
- Practice management and administration
- Liaising with other healthcare professionals and/or hospitals
On average, a houseman can expect a sum of RM3,500. Those who choose hospital in rural areas in Eastern Malaysia can expect an additional RM750.
Upon completing 2 years of housemanship, a houseman would then be promoted to the rank of Medical Officer (MO). A new MO can earn up to RM4,300 to RM5,200 while an MO with experience of 10 years and above can expect a salary of RM6,000 to RM8,200.