Develop your medical career with a world leader at Royal Perth Hospital
Applications invited for 2013 Intake
Resident Medical Officer, Registrar, Senior Registrar and Fellow positions for 2012
RMO year from 14 January 2013 to 12 January 2014
Registrar year from 4 February 2013 to 2 February 2014
CLOSING DATE FOR ALL APPLICATIONS: 4.00pm on 13 JULY, 2012
Applications are invited from Medical Practitioners with appropriate qualifications and eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia (via the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency). International Medical Graduates must have passed the AMC MCQ exam to be eligible for registration in Australia. For further registration information, refer to the following websites: www.medicalboard.gov.au and www.amc.org.au
- Resident Medical Officer Level 2 to 4: $70,912 - $85,803 pa
- Registrar Level 5 to 11: $90,093 - $123,608 pa
- Senior Registrar/ Fellows Level 12 to 13: $132,879 - $139,523 pa
Additional benefits include professional development allowance, paid study leave, and four weeks paid annual leave for a 12-month contract (pro rata paid for 6 months contract).
Term of appointment:
Appointments will be offered for six or twelve months with a possibility of extension. Applicants must be prepared to fulfil the terms of their contract which may include rural and/or outer metropolitan hospital placement during the period of employment. Terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Department of Health Medical Practitioners (MHS) AMA Industrial Agreement 2011.
Advanced Training Positions – additional information:
Many specialties require an application to be submitted directly to the relevant colleges that have different closing dates. Please ensure you have checked relevant college application requirements if applying for advanced training positions.
Rotating Inter-hospital Training Scheme:
Applications for advanced training positions in the following specialties are to be submitted to the administrating hospitals as indicated below:
Royal Perth Hospital: Dermatology, ENT, General Surgery, General Medicine, Geriatric Medicine. Ophthalmology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Radiology, Urology.
Centralised Resident Medical Officer (RMO)
Application Process 2013
(Residents: 14/01/2013 – 12/01/2014)
The West Australian (WA) Health Department is encouraging experienced Junior Doctors to apply for the 2013 intake through the new centralised application process. Applicants will have the opportunity to submit a single application to access RMO recruitment in WA public hospitals for 2013.
This new centralised process opens on-line on Monday 11 June 2012 and closes on Friday 13 July 2012. After this date you will not be able to apply for positions for 2013.
Once the application process opens on 11 June, you can apply at: www.jobs.wa.gov.au and type “WA RMO” in the keyword search.
For information on how to apply please visit www.pmcwa.health.wa.gov.au
Applicants who live outside of Australia must be eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia.
Check your eligibility at www.ahpra.gov.au or direct your enquiry to PMCWA.RMO@health.wa.gov.au
For details of the specific vacancy and eligibility requirements, please refer to the advert or www.jobs.wa.gov.au
Junior Medical Positions general information
Junior Medical Staff Positions
Junior doctors include Interns (PGY 1), Residents (PGY 2 - 4), Registrars and Fellowships. Junior Doctor rotations occur on site at RPH as well as rotations to offsite metropolitan and regional hospitals in Western Australia.
Working in Royal Perth Hospital (RPH) is a stimulating and rewarding experience for doctors. As Western Australia’s largest teaching hospital, we deliver health services of the highest international standard in a friendly and supportive setting.
The Hospital offers a broad range of experience in all clinical fields of adult medicine (except Obstetrics and Gynaecology). As a leading teaching hospital and the State Trauma and Burns Centre in Western Australia, RPH provides excellent educational and skill development opportunities for junior doctors.
RPH aims to provide an environment that is conducive to education and training including high quality undergraduate and postgraduate/ specialist programmes.
- Fully accredited teaching hospital
- Royal Perth Hospital is one of Australia’s largest and busiest tertiary hospitals
- As home to the State’s Major Trauma Unit, RPH has the second largest trauma workload in the country
- RPH was Western Australia’s first hospital, which was established in July 1855
- RPH is the largest teaching hospital in the State, providing services to adults in all clinical fields (except Gynaecology and Obstetrics)
- Royal Perth Hospital is a 833-bed hospital spread across two sites:
- Wellington Street Campus - is in the heart of Perth city. Retail shopping, theatres, cafes and restaurants are within easy walking distance of the hospital.
- Shenton Park Campus - is located 6km west of Perth city. Scenic Kings Park and the Swan River are close to both campuses. Coastal beaches are only 12 kms away.
- Royal Perth Hospital is a leading teaching and research facility treating over 67,000 in-patients and 270,000 outpatient occasions a year. It has one of the busiest Emergency Departments in Australia, with more than 64,000 presentations a year.
Internationally recognised for its continuing contribution to the world of health care, RPH has a distinguished record in patient care, teaching and research, and hosting Nobel Prize-winning research and world-leading experts.
- 2005 Nobel Prize - discovery of Helicobacter Pylori was at RPH
- 2005 Australian of the year, Dr Fiona Wood is Head of the Burns Unit
- State Trauma Unit incorporating Trauma Ward
- Heart and lung transplants
- Telstra Burns Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Unit
- First vascular endoluminal graft stent made and researched
- First longitudinal stroke survivor research in the world
- First true Domiciliary Bone Marrow Transplant Service
- First electromicroscopy of HIV
Our Commitment to You
RPH is experienced in delivering the ideal supportive and rewarding learning environment that a Junior Doctor needs. We offer a broad range of clinical experience providing candidates with a challenging and rewarding career where you can "realise your potential."
- Commitment to providing a supportive learning environment for all
- Secure, supportive and friendly team environment for all staff
- Support and mentoring programmes
- Interesting patient case mix
- Expert and enthusiastic clinical teachers
- Bedside and formal education
- Junior doctor input in various hospital committees and decision-making processes
- Support for ongoing education and professional development for Medical Staff
- Senior Registrars in Medicine, Surgery and Emergency Medicine with responsibilities in postgraduate medical education
- Subsidised parking
- Staff awards for excellence within the hospital
- Amenities and fitness facilities including: Doctors' Common Room, Foxtel, computer access, well-equipped gymnasium, swimming pool, tennis and squash courts
- Well-established RMO Social Scene supported by the Resident Medical Officer's Society including: regular morning teas, Friday night drinks and other social functions including the legendary "Milligan's Bar"
Overseas Trained Doctors who are interested in working in Western Australia can find further information at the following site:
For details of specific vacancy and eligibility requirements, please refer to www.jobs.wa.gov.au.
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