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Service Medical Registrar/Emergency Medicine Registrar

South Metropolitan Health Service
Perth (Region), Western Australia (AU)
Closing date
30 May 2024

Job Details

Perth (Region), Western Australia (AU); Peel (Region), Western Australia (AU) 

MP Year 1-7 $115,028 - $157,053 p.a. (plus 11% superannuation and applicable allowances at 1 July 2023)

Closing date: 30 May 2024

Beautiful beaches, big blue skies, sunshine and an amazing outdoors lifestyle - in combination with an exceptional and rewarding medical opportunity. Interested in this opportunity to join us? 

  • Exceptional learning and experience opportunities across the new $2 billion dollar flagship tertiary Fiona Stanley Hospital; the port city-located specialist Fremantle Hospital (in the UNESCO heritage listed port city of Fremantle); with more than 1000 beds across these two sites; Rockingham General Hospital, our large regional general hospital, and Peel Health Campus (PHC) which joins the SMHS in August 2024.
  • Our Service Medical Registrar opportunities offer rotations through General Medicine departments (including long stay and acute units) and various medical specialties including Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Haematology, Infectious Diseases, Medical Oncology, Nephrology, Neurology, Rehabilitation, Respiratory Medicine, Rheumatology and Stroke; the ALERT prevention of deterioration service, and multiple transplant services (including cardiac, lung, renal); these roles provide a broad mix of opportunities and experiences. 
  • Our Emergency Medical Registrar roles offer a broad range of case load experiences in our adult/paediatric service, roster flexibility, training opportunities and great consultant support.
  • Our well-established Medical Education team offers a wide curriculum of education and professional development opportunities and individualised wellbeing support to all our doctors. 
  • International candidates may be able to access financial incentives through the WA Government Belong Campaign; and we are happy to discuss and support international candidates with a range of visa options according to your requirements. For more information on employment visas, you can visit the Department of Home Affairs website; or contact Dr Barbara King via the contact details below.
  • Generous leave benefits include; 4-weeks annual leave, 1-week additional leave, 3-weeks professional development leave and long service leave accruals.
  • A base salary of $115,028 - $157,053 p.a. pro rata, plus 11% superannuation and allowances (these rates are applicable at 1 July 2023); and access to generous salary packaging.
  • Allocations at PHC allow you to work in Australia's TOR Tourism Town for 2023. Make the most of your time with us and explore the region's natural beauty, warm hospitality, and superb tourism experiences
  • Relocation incentives for experienced interstate and international registrars are also available (information below).

The successful team member will have the chance to:

  • develop skills from leaders in Australian healthcare; 
  • be involved and contribute within our friendly and energetic multidisciplinary teams; 
  • lead other junior medical staff; and 
  • engage in ongoing learning and education, that is provided with continuous improvement and practice challenges that come from working as an integral team member within and across different specialties and services,
  • join our diverse and varied teams and be part of an ever-growing culture of inclusivity. 

If you are looking for a refreshing change, opportunity to develop your career and be part of a team providing excellent health care, this could be for you.

Hear what it’s like to work with us from our junior medical staff in the video below.

If you’re located in other parts of Australia or overseas, you’re encouraged to follow in the footsteps of many of our registrars who have decided to make WA their home. Read about the relocation incentives available via the Belong campaign, which applies to experienced interstate and international medical officers relocating to WA and has been extended to 30 June 2024. Find information for prospective applicants/employees.

We’re approved to offer visa sponsorship. Candidates with temporary employment visas (or those who may be eligible for a relevant visa) may be employed for the term of their visa.

There are current opportunities available and we are looking for registrars to start with us from 2024 onwards. To apply, just follow our easy application instructions below. 

Our Values guide our work in every action, and that includes recruitment and employment. We encourage Aboriginal people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQA+ people, and people with disability to work with us.
Want to know more? We encourage you to contact Dr Barbara King, Deputy Director Clinical Services or Dr Rachel Price, Emergency Medicine Consultant by email at 

Application instructions: apply by following our easy applications instructions in the attached detailed advert (accessed by clicking the Apply Now button).


South Metropolitan Health Service

At SMHS we deliver quality, safe and effective hospital services within a catchment area stretching 3,300 square kilometres across the southern half of Perth.

We are dedicated and committed to delivering excellent health care, every time. We set out to achieve this with a strong set of values of Care, Integrity, Respect, Excellence and Teamwork. 

Our hospital network includes:

  • Fiona Stanley Hospital
  • Fremantle Hospital
  • Rockingham General Hospital
  • Murray District Hospital
  • Peel Health Campus (transitioning to SMHS in 2024)

Our network of hospitals and community-based health services work closely with our community partners including GPs, local government and population health services to enhance the recovery and rehabilitation outcomes of our patients and clients.

The single streamlined governance structure of SMHS helps to ensure greater integration between our hospitals and health services, with better access and flow for patients within and across specialty areas.

About Fiona Stanley Fremantle Hospitals Group

Fiona Stanley Fremantle Hospitals Group

Fiona Stanley Fremantle Hospitals Group (FSFHG) comprises:

  • Fiona Stanley Hospital
  • Fremantle Hospital
  • Rottnest Island Nursing Post

Fiona Stanley Hospital
Fiona Stanley Hospital is the major tertiary hospital in the south metropolitan area and offers comprehensive health care services to adults, youth and children. It has 783 beds and offers:

  • Acute, general and specialist medical and surgical services
  • Subacute services including rehabilitation and aged care
  • Comprehensive cancer services
  • State adult burns unit
  • State rehabilitation service including ventilator dependent quadriplegic service and spinal outreach service
  • State heart, lung, and bone marrow transplant service
  • Renal transplant
  • Emergency and intensive care
  • Mental health
  • Maternity, paediatric and neonatal services.


Fremantle Hospital
Providing specialist hospital services, Fremantle Hospital plays a vital role in supporting the tertiary services of Fiona Stanley Hospital and delivers specialist services including mental health, aged care, and elective surgical services in the following specialties:

  • general medicine
  • geriatric medicine, including subacute services and rehabilitation
  • general surgery
  • orthopaedics
  • plastic surgery
  • specialised hand surgery
  • ear, nose and throat (ENT)
  • gynaecological
  • dental and maxillo-facial
  • endoscopy
  • ophthalmology
  • urology
  • vascular

About Rockingham Peel Group

Rockingham Peel Group (RkPG) comprises:

  • Rockingham General Hospital
  • Murray District Hospital
  • Mandurah Community Health Centre
  • Kwinana Community Health
  • Rockingham Community Mental Health Service
  • Peel Community Mental Health Service.

Rockingham General Hospital
As a general hospital with an emergency department, it supports the following inpatient services:

  • acute and general medicine
  • geriatric medicine
  • palliative care
  • paediatrics
  • obstetric and neonatal services
  • surgical including ENT, gastroenterology, general, gynaecology, orthopaedic, plastics and paediatric (general)
  • intensive care
  • psychiatry (adult and older adult), including electroconvulsive therapy.

Murray District Hospital
As a small specialist hospital, Murray District Hospital located in Pinjarra provides aged care services, particularly to people awaiting rehabilitation and end-of-life-care. Medical care is provided by medical staff from Rockingham General Hospital and local GPs credentialed with admitting rights. Support services delivered at the hospital include medical imaging and allied health.

Community Mental Health Services (Rockingham and Peel)
These services provide a comprehensive range of services and programs for individuals, families and groups including assessments, care planning, support and education, and rehabilitation programs.

Peel Health Campus Transformation

Metropolitan Health Service - Peel Health Campus Transformation

In late 2020 the WA Government announced that full operation of PHC would transfer to SMHS from August 2024. This is an important step in providing people living in the Peel-Murray region with a range of local health care options.

Peel Health Campus (PHC) provides a suite of general hospital services including emergency, medical, surgical, maternity, aged care, rehabilitation, and oncology.

PHC offers varied, challenging and rewarding clinical prospects for RMO’s. There are extensive opportunities to be involved in critical care cases, inter-hospital transfers of critically unwell patients, toxicology cases, procedural sedation, and airway management.

PHC has established an excellent reputation in the community for its high commitment to customer service, staff satisfaction and quality improvement.

A term rotation at PHC allows you to work in Australia's TOP Tourism Town for 2023. Make the most of your time with us and explore the region's natural beauty, warm hospitality, and superb tourism experiences


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