South West - Busselton

Vacancy Number: 1182

A unique opportunity has become available for a VR registered General Practitioner to join a modern, boutique private family practice in the heart of the gorgeous tourist south west of WA. A part-time or full-time role will be considered and a long term commitment to the local town and community will be highly regarded. Work will be primarily within the surgery as well as occasional nursing home visits and palliative care admission rights to the local hospital. On-call attendance to emergency phone calls is shared on a rostered basis. The practice is fully computerised with Best Practice operating system and supported by a team of friendly professional reception staff, Registered Nurse and a Business Administrator. The surgery is located in the city of Busselton, population 31,767 and directly across the road from the Busselton Health Campus with Allied Health Professionals and Pathology services on site. Busselton has excellent schooling, sporting and cultural facilities set on the one of the loveliest iconic child friendly stretches of beach on the south west of WA. The city has a buzzing waterfront precinct developed around the amazing 1.8 kilometre jetty and underwater observatory.

The Practice Private, group practice. Small, neat homely practice which is fully computerised and paperless. Supported by an onsite nurse and allied health workers.
The Requirements
  • Other Skills: After hours, occasional nursing home visits and palliative care admission rights to the local hospital.
  • On call: On call attendance to ED phone calls is shared.
The Package
  • Renumeration: 60% of billings is including of superannuation.(negotiable after 12 months). Majority of billing (at least 70%) is private billing . SIP payments additional.
  • Leave: 6-8 weeks unpaid leave per year.
  • Agreement: Independent Contractor agreement
Map of South West

South West

The South West region of Western Australia offers great diversity, with beautiful coastal environments adjacent to ancient forests.

The South West region includes the major cities of Mandurah (population 67,000), Bunbury (population 60,000) and Busselton (population 31,000), with other towns including Collie, Manjimup, Harvey, Bridgetown and the well-known wine-growing centre of Margaret River.

The region is well-serviced by doctors and specialists and includes the major health centres in Mandurah (Peel Health Campus) and Bunbury (South West Health Campus). 
The South West is popular as a holiday destination with coastal town populations swelling over the summer holiday periods and the inland areas being popular camping and adventure activity destinations.