Midwest - Geraldton

Vacancy Number: 1392

General Practitioner

A full time GP is required to join this busy family practice that has developed greatly over the past 11 years. They offer a large range of services to meet the demands of the community and are situated very close to the CBD and beach areas. The climate in Geraldton provides the opportunity for outdoor recreation for the whole family all year round with excellent sporting facilities available. Tourism is a big part of the Geraldton landscape with major tourist attractions within easy travel. There will be an opportunity to work out of their sister practice in Dongara one day per week and nursing home visits will be required. They would be looking for someone who has an interest in settling in the area for next few years and looking to become part of a busy family orientated practice.

The Practice Private, group practice. Busy teaching practice that accommodates both Registrars and UWA Students, situated in the West End of Geraldton. Allied Health co-located on site providing multiple services to the Community including, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Pathology and Psychology.
The Requirements
  • On call: On call not required.
The Package
  • Remuneration: Up to 65% of gross billings with a safety net of up to $150,000 per annum, depending on experience. Superannuation not included.
  • Agreement: Independent Contractor agreement.
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.