Apply Today for a Community Medicine (PGPPP) Placement in 2014!
Applications for the Prevocational General Practice Placement Program (PGPPP) are open from Monday 10 June to Friday 12 July. Choose a GP placement or composite post practising GP in conjunction with a hospital specialty. Metro and regional locations available. This is your chance to gain community medicine experience as one of your hospital rotations.
To apply visit the WAGPET website.
For more information contact WAGPET on (08) 9473 8200 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
WA Resident Medical Officer Centralised Recruitment Pool open NOW
Applications for vacancies throughout WA metropolitan and country hospitals commencing in January 2014 - open Monday 10 June and close 12 July 2013. Please see the Post Graduate Medical Council of WA website for details and to apply.
What is General Practice?
General Practice is a 3-dimensional specialty involving skill and knowledge in a unique health care setting. It is the single largest medical speciality in Australia, and is the foundation of Australia's health care system.
General Practitioners are often the first contact for patients requiring treatment for any medical condition. No other medical speciality has a greater level of patient contact than General Practice providing continual, whole-of-patient medical care to individuals, their families and the community. The speciality provides a unique opportunity for doctors to form a bond with their patients by providing comprehensive, lifetime, health care.
Why General Practice?
Doctors choose to specialise in General Practice for the challenge and diversity. Where General Practice can take you is limitless, offering a life-long career filled with a wide range of learning and employment opportunities.
General Practice Offers:
- A diverse career path
- Options for you to sub-specialise in anything from Paediatrics to Palliative Care
- A dynamic and supportive working environment
- Opportunities to manage your own business
- The potential to take time off for travel, or incorporate overseas work into your training
- Varied, complex and challenging experiences
Working in Western Australia
With an area of 2,645 million square kilometres and a growing population of over 2.1 million, Western Australia is a relaxed yet vibrant place to live, work and play. Like General Practice, Western Australia offers variety; from the warm tropical climate in and the spectacular Ningaloo Reef in the North to the mild mediterranean climate and wine regions in the South West. Western Australia has something for everyone.
Are you up for the challenge? Are you keen to pursue a career in General Practice? Western Australia offers you a vast range of opportunities to live and work in urban, rural and remote settings. General practitioners are in demand in all parts of Western Australia from the busy Perth metropolitan area, to the most rural and remote parts of the state.
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