Rural Health West has roles for general practitioners and medical professionals across rural and remote Western Australia.

We have interesting, varied medical roles available right across rural Western Australia.

Providing access to high quality healthcare to remote areas is Rural Health West’s key aim.

Offering recruitment services and professional development programs, we have opportunities available for general practitioners, nurses, midwives, dentists and allied health professionals to work across rural Western Australia.

Australian-trained and International Medical Graduates are welcome to apply .

Why choose Rural Health West for rural, remote and DPA/DWS roles?

Rural Health West can help you kick-start your GP career with rural and remote job opportunities across Western Australia.

Working in rural Western Australia will allow you to achieve better work-life balance, have more hands-on opportunities in your role, experience clinical diversity and support the next generation of medical professionals with supervisory work. 

Rural Health West provides ongoing learning and upskilling opportunities through our education and skills development program, and also provides a range of grant and sponsorship options to help improve your access to continuing professional development.

Along with supporting the healthcare sector of remote communities, you can experience a range of lifestyle advantages, including adopting a happier, outdoorsy lifestyle, having more time for friends and family, and embracing the challenge of a rural work environment. 

Browse our current rural GP job vacancies

Rural Health West is the leader in finding the right role in the right practice and the right location for GPs interested in rural and remote Western Australia. Use our vacancy locator map below, or get in touch with our team via email or on (08) 6389 4500. 

International Medical Graduates

International Medical Graduates please note: It is a legislative requirement that International Medical Graduates must work in locations that have been classified as Distribution Priority Areas  (DPA) to access a Medicare provider number. These areas were formerly known as District of Workforce Shortage (DWS) locations.

Not all vacancies listed here have the DPA/DWS classification, however Rural Health West can help you find an eligible position. If you have a specific location in mind, see our vacancies map and select the DPA filter.

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