South West - Collie

Vacancy Number: 1442

General Practitioner

DPA/DWS location - Part time general practitioner position available at this rural general practice, with the option to combine emergency skills at the local hospital is desired. Accreditation with the WA Country Health service will be required for emergency work. Collie is a beautiful country town located along a river and a 40 minute drive to the nearest city and beach. The town features a number of shops, sporting clubs, health care professionals and Emergency and General Hospital. This is a very family friendly town.

The Practice Private, group practice. Practice with admitting rights to the local hospital. Collie is a stunning town with a mining population of 10,000 people, with the perk of having no traffic to get to work. There is a local Hospital with full facility, theatre facility, ED 24/7 and admitting rights. There is also an X-ray laboratory on call 24/7 and a General Hospital only 60km away with all specialist facilities. Also specialists do sessions in Collie Hospital and operations as well for Collie Community regularly.
The Requirements
  • Emergency: Desirable
  • Other Skills: On-call Required (Optional)
The Package
  • Remuneration: 50 to 60% of billings.
  • Leave: Four weeks per year.
  • 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.