Medical

As Western Australia’s leading clinical research and teaching hospital for medical graduates across almost all major disciplines, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (SCGH) excels in delivering the most comprehensive, relevant and hands-on tertiary training available in this State. This is achieved through a hospital culture that emphasises bedside and unit-based teaching programs designed and run by each department.

Intern applications for 2020 clinical year (6 January 2020 to10 January 2021):

  • Open on Wednesday 8 May 2019 at 12.00 noon (AWST)
  • Close on Friday 7 June 2019 at 12.00 noon (AWST).

The 2020 WA Intern position was advertised on MedJobsWA (external site).

As an intern with SCGH, you will be assigned to a block allocation consisting of five, 10-11 week rotations which include a mandatory rotation of 10 weeks in both a core medicine and surgery department, and a minimum of eight weeks in emergency medicine. This will ensure that you meet Medical Board of Australia requirements for General Registration. Preference for multiple rotations at peripheral and rural sites will be taken into consideration.

Specialty rotations that are available to interns through SCGH include, but are not limited to:

  • Cardiology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Haematology
  • Hepatology
  • ICU
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • General and Acute medicine
  • General Surgery (including Colorectal, Upper GI, Breast and Liver Kidney Transplant)
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Part-time positions may be available through SCGH. Please note that these are dependent on the service delivery requirements of each specialty and will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. They may or may not include shift work, on-call, weekend and after-hours duties.

The 2020 intern application process is being coordinated by the Postgraduate Medical Council of Western Australia (PMCWA). For more information regarding this process, please visit the PMCWA (external site).

Resident Medical Officer (RMO) application dates for the 2020 clinical year (13 January 2020 to10 January 2021) are:

  • Applications open: Wednesday 15 May 2019
  • Applications close: Wednesday 12 June 2019

RMO positions are available to medical practitioners who have completed their internship or overseas equivalent and are eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as per the professional registration requirements outlined below.

Limited part-time positions are available. Please note that these are dependent on the service delivery requirements and are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. They may or may not include shift work, on-call, weekend, after-hours duties and leave relief.

The 2020 centralised RMO application process is being coordinated by the Postgraduate Medical Council of Western Australia (PMCWA). For more information regarding this process, please visit the PMCWA (external site).

Registrar applications for 2020 clinical year (3 February 2020 to 31 January 2021) are as follows:

  • applications for Senior Registrars and Fellows:
    • open on Friday 10 May 2019
    • close on Friday 14 June 2019
  • applications for Service and Advanced Trainee Registrars:
    • open on Friday 31 May 2019
    • close on Monday 8 July 2019.

Check the application close date provided on the advertisement. Application dates may vary for specific recruitments.

Registrar vacancies are advertised on MedJobsWA (external site).

Rotations can be on site at SCGH but can include rotations at various metropolitan, outer metropolitan and regional/rural hospitals in Western Australia.

Registrar positions are available to Medical Practitioners with appropriate qualifications and experience and are eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as per professional registration requirements.

Advanced Training positions may require an application to be submitted to the relevant college in addition to the application to the hospital. Please ensure you have checked the relevant college application requirements and closing dates.

Many registrar applications are coordinated at a single health service, but fulfil recruitment requirements for other hospitals. Please check the adverts to see which hospitals successful applicants may be appointed to.

All doctors must be registered with the Medical Board of Australia (external site) division of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Find information for overseas qualified doctors interested in working in Western Australia (external site).

To be eligible for registration as a medical practitioner in Australia you must have:

OR:

The terms and conditions of service for all medical practitioners are in accordance with the WA Health System – Medical Practitioners – AMA Industrial Agreement 2016 (PDF).

Information for overseas qualified doctors interested in working in Western Australia is available on the International medical graduates website (external site).

Last Updated: 05/11/2019