Midwest - Geraldton

Vacancy Number: 1388

General Practitioner

An opportunity has arisen in the vibrant regional town of Geraldton. The successful general practitioner will enjoy flexible working hours with no after hours or on call required. For those interested, there is an option to perform procedural work at the private and regional hospitals in Geraldton. Geraldton is a bustling hub in the Midwest region, with excellent outdoor activities and a family-oriented lifestyle.

The Practice Private, group practice.
The Requirements
  • Other Skills: No nursing home, home visits or after hours required.
  • On call: Not required.
The Package
  • Remuneration: 65% billings, approximately $150,000 to $200,000 per annum.
  • Leave: Option for up to six weeks annual leave. Other GPs in the practice will provide leave cover.
  • Agreement: Independent Contractor.
Map of Midwest

Midwest

Covering an area of some 470,000 square kilometres, the Midwest region extends from the outback to the ocean. The economic base for the region centres on mining, agriculture, fishing and tourism. Attractions include internationally recognised windsurfing beaches, wildflowers and a rich maritime history of mutiny and shipwrecks.

The region has a population of more than 50,000 people. More than half is based in the City of Geraldton, the region’s commercial, administrative and service centre, around four hours drive north of Perth.

The coastal part of the region enjoys a Mediterranean climate, while the inland experiences warm, dry summers and cool winters.

There are approximately 80 doctors in the region, including private general practitioners, specialists and doctors employed by the hospital and the Aboriginal Medical Service.