Medical recruitment

Interns

Recruitment of interns in Western Australia is coordinated by the Postgraduate Medical Council of Western Australia (external site).

Resident Medical Officers and Service Medical Registrars

The Office of the Chief Medical Officer (OCMO) coordinates the centralised recruitment of Resident Medical Officers (RMO) and Service Medical Registrars (SMR) on behalf of the hospitals in WA.

This is advertised on MedJobsWA (external site).

Applications for the 2024 mid-yearRMO and SMR Centralised Recruitment have closed.

Applications closed 5 February 2024 at 4:00 pm Australian Western Standard Time (AWST). 

For more information on this recruitment process, contact medicalrecruitment@health.wa.gov.au.

Basic physician training (BPT)

Please note there are major changes to selection to training for the 2024 clinical year.

BPT in adult internal medicine

Applications for Basic Physician Training in Western Australia for 2024 have now closed.

Please refer to the 2024 basic physician training application guide (PDF 444KB) for more information.

More information regarding adult internal medicine basic physician training can be found by visiting the RACP website (external site), or by contacting the WA RACP Member Support Office on 08 6382 0823.

BPT in paediatrics and child health

Entry into the BPT pathway follows a separate application process. To be eligible for this process, candidates seeking to register with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) as a first-year basic paediatric trainee are first required to secure employment for 12 months with PCH as an RMO or a registrar, or secure employment for 12 months with FSH as a paediatric or neonatal RMO/registrar.

Applications for basic paediatric training in Western Australia for 2024 have now closed.

More information regarding paediatric BPT can be obtained by visiting the RACP website (external site), contacting the WA RACP Member Support Office (08 6382 0823), or contacting the PCH PGME office: 08 6456 0503, or PCH.PGME@health.wa.gov.au.  

The WA RACP Member Support Office can be contacted on (08) 6382 0823.

Service surgical registrars (SSR)

Applications for the 2024 WA SSR centralised recruitment have closed.

For more information on this recruitment process, refer to the 2024 SSR application guide (PDF 3.4MB) or contact medicalrecruitment@health.wa.gov.au.

Recruitment and selection resources

Specialist training

More information

medicalrecruitment@health.wa.gov.au

Last reviewed: 07-02-2024