South West - Bridgetown

Vacancy Number: 1361

General Practitioner

DPA/DWS location - Located in the beautiful South West of WA, this friendly and welcoming general practice aims to provide quality, family-orientated medicine to the local community. On offer is a competitive remuneration package in a supportive, patient-focused environment. The practice seeks a full time or part time general practitioner willing to make a long-term commitment to ensure the continuity of care for patients and fits well with the team. Participation in the on call emergency roster is essential, with other procedural skills desirable but not essential.

The Practice Private, group practice. Our busy family friendly practice is located in WA's picturesque South West. Our GPs have a diverse range of knowledge and experience and have been providing rural health services for over 40 years. We are a fully computerised practice with fabulous RN's to assist our GPs in their daily work. We have caring, friendly and efficient administration staff willing to assist our patients where needed. We also provide off-site GP and hospital support to the Nannup Community 4 days per week.
The Requirements
  • Obstetrics: Desirable
  • Anaesthetics: Desirable
  • Surgery: Desirable
  • Emergency: Essential
  • On call: 1:7 weekdays. 1:4 weekends.
The Package
  • Remuneration: Practice billings - 60% of billings for non VR or 65% billings for VR. On call standby $50/hour. SIHI incentives after successful credentialing with WACHS may be available.
  • Agreement: Independent Contractor.
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.