South West - Harvey

Vacancy Number: 1345

General Practitioner

DPA/DWS location - A great opportunity to join an established general practice in Harvey. The location offers the opportunity for a great lifestyle, being only 15 minutes’ drive to the coast and has excellent schooling, sporting and community facilities. The practice covers the local aged care facility and services the nearby communities of Brunswick, Binningup, Yarloop, Waroona and Myalup. This is a private billing practice which does bulk bill Centrelink concession holders and children under 16. The practice is happy to negotiate a trial period under salary conditions with a view to becoming a full time associate if the incoming doctor is interested. Emergency and hospital work is available but not necessary.

The Practice Private, group practice with admitting rights to the local hospital. Rural general practice approx. 2 hours south of Perth and 30 mins North of Bunbury. After hours and emergency care in conjunction with local hospital.
The Requirements
  • Emergency: Essential
  • Other Skills: Nursing home visits will be required.
  • On call: Cover at the hospital when locums are unavailable
The Package
  • Remuneration: Remuneration is excellent, and there is the opportunity to become a full associate, and replace and compliment a semi retiring general practitioner.
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.