Application process for junior doctors

Here you can find information about the application process for junior doctors

Centralised application process

Intern and Resident Medical Officer (RMO) applications for rural placements are made within the Postgraduate Medical Council of WA (PMCWA) central recruitment process and are based on merit. In your application, clearly state your interest in a rural placement and select your preferred region or site. See Country Options for 2019 for Interns and RMOs.

Interns wishing to complete their whole internship in country WA now have the option of selecting WACHS as their preferred employer.  Ten intern placements are available in 2019, five located at Albany Health Campus and five located at Bunbury Hospital.

Rural secondments for interns also remain available for one or more terms on rotation from Fiona Stanley Hospital, Royal Perth Hospital and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. 

Resident Medical Officer positions in WACHS are available to PGY2+ doctors either as a primary employer for periods of 6-24 months, or via secondment from some metropolitan sites.

RMOs wanting to complete a rural community based rotation via the Community Residency Program can find more information by visiting WACHS Placement Opportunities

RMO Frequently Asked Questions

See the WACHS Medical Vacancies and MedJobsWA site for notification of vacancies.


Application Dates -  2019 centralised recruitment

The centralised 2019 Intern and RMO recruitment processes will open on the following dates:

  • Intern applications open on 7 May 2018 and closes on 1 June 2018
  • RMO applications open on 14 May 2018 and closes on 11 June 2018


Other Avenues of Employment with WA Country Health:

For all other opportunities please visit WA Country Health Services


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