Junior Medical Officers

Royal Perth Hospital (RPH) offers a broad range of experience in many clinical fields of adult medicine. As a leading teaching hospital RPH provides excellent educational and skill development opportunities for junior doctors.

Applications for 2017 are now open to Residents and Registrars for Junior Medical Officer (JMO) positions at Royal Perth Hospital.

  • Residents (Years 1-3)
  • Registrars (Years 1-7)

Applicants are advised that rotations may be on-site at RPH or off-site at other Metropolitan Health Services. Off-site rotations may include peripheral, private and country hospitals throughout Western Australia.

Applicants for full time work will be required to work day, evening, night and weekend shifts and also participate with the on-call rosters.
Part-time options in 2017 will be limited to participation in the after hour’s roster.

Centralised Resident Medical Officer positions

The 2017 RMO year commences on 16 January 2017 and ends on 14 January 2018.

Applications open: Monday 16 May 2016

Applications close: Sunday 8 June 2016

All applications are to be submitted on the WA Government jobs board website

For instructions on eligibility, how to apply and more information about the application process visit the Postgraduate Medical Council of Western Australia website

Registrar positions

The 2017 Registrar year commences on 30 January 2017 and ends on 5 February 2018.

Applications open: Friday 3rd June 2016

Applications close: Friday 1st July 2016

All applications are to be submitted on the WA Government jobs board website using the application pack which is available on line.

  • Registrar – Trainee – Emergency Medicine – position number 5200074
  • Registrar – Trainee – Geriatrics – position number 520139
  • Registrar – Trainee – General Medicine – position number 510080
  • Registrar – Service – Orthopaedic Surgery – position number 520261
  • Registrar – Service – Ophthalmology – position number 510515

The recruitment process for the Service Surgical Registrar position indicated below is via a Centralised process This process is coordinated by Fiona Stanley Hospital.

  • Registrar – Service – Surgical - position number 007744

The recruitment process for the Service Medical Registrar position indicated below is via a Centralised process Applicants need to indicate their hospital preference.

  • Registrar – Service – Medical - position number 007664

Rotating Inter-hospital Advanced Training Schemes

Please note:  New applicants seeking to apply for a training position in the following specialities, must apply via the relevant Colleges.

  • Dermatology
  • General Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Oral Maxillo Facial Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (ENT)
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Radiology
  • Urology

Helpful information

Overseas doctors

Overseas trained doctors who are interested in working in Western Australia can find further information on the Department of Health International Medical Graduates website.  

For details of specific vacancy and eligibility requirements please refer to the WA government jobs board website (external site)