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A combination of patient demand and GPs winding down for retirement mean that there is a requirement for at least 1 additional GP in this stunning Coastal City in Western Australia.

It is one of 2 modern, well equipped surgeries owned by 3 GPs. The original practice was established in the early 1950’s, due to patient demand there are now 2 clinics around 7km from each other.

There are around 20 GPs across both surgeries who are supported by the GP owners, management team, industrial health team, qualified nursing staff (there are 3 nurses working at all times) and Allied Health professionals. There is also a Pharmacy, Pathology and a rehab fitness centre on site.

Opening hours are currently 8am-5pm Mon-Fri, pre Covid the surgery was open on a Saturday morning however for the time being it is not.

There a re a number of options for Doctors with special interests. GPs with experience in O&G or Anaesthetics can also admit patients privately and work with the local hospital. Doctors with an interest in Aged care can support the local care homes. If you have any of these specialties there is the option to work in OOH on a rota basis, where you will receive a stipend and higher billings. This is not an onerous commitment and is entirely optional.

There is also a focus early detection and treatment of skin cancer so GPs with an interest in minor procedures and dermatology can also pursue this as well as a demand for Occupational Health services.

It is a large Coastal Town with 2 hospitals and diverse patient demographic. The practice have recruited a number of UK GPs who are still happily working there. They pride themselves on their collegiate, supportive, community culture.

It’s a mixed billing practice and average earning are around $350k however a there are GPs who are earning considerably more because of working additional hours or their special interests.

  • $350k average earning
  • 60% billngs
  • 3 month min. guarantee
  • Accommodation assistance when you arrive

Location

This breathtaking Coastal City in Western Australia is all about the lifestyle. It has a beautiful Mediterranean climate, in winter the temperature averages around 20C and 33C in summer. Its  spectacular turquoise water and white sandy beaches make for the perfect beach lifestyle and attract people from all over the world.

As well as the world class beaches there a booming café and restaurant scene and a large range of shopping options from many local stores and boutique brands to larger nation-wide franchises.

It may be classed is classed as a “regional city” however it has an amazing cosmopolitan lifestyle with an array of modern bars and nightlife to match.

There is everything from live music, theatre, comedy, dance, Fringe Festivals as well as galleries, history, street art and a lot more!

For those moving with families there are a number of excellent primary and secondary schools on offer too.

What Head Medical can do for you 
Arranging a position overseas is very exciting, but we understand that it can also be daunting and time consuming. We’re the UK’s specialist in international medical recruitment and we’ve helped many Doctors relocate since we first started out in 2008 (you can read what people have said about working with us on our testimonials page). We know it’s important to balance career opportunities with lifestyle and we’ll talk through your plans and will get to know you to make sure we find the right role in the right location.

Once we have secured a job for you, we’ll manage the Medical Registration and Visa application process, and support you (and your family) with the relocation itself

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Vicki today.

vicki@headmedical.com / +44 (0) 131 240 5263

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