As Western Australia's leading clinical research and teaching hospital for medical graduates across almost all major disciplines, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (SCGH) excels in delivering the most comprehensive, relevant and hands-on tertiary training available in this State. This is achieved through a hospital culture that emphasises bedside and unit-based teaching programs designed and run by each department.

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Resident Medical Officer

RMO positions are available to medical practitioners who have completed their internship or overseas equivalent and are eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as per the professional registration requirements outlined below.

A range of flexible work and leave options are available. Find out more about employee benefits and flexible work options.

The centralised RMO application process is coordinated by the Postgraduate Medical Council of Western Australia (PMCWA). For more information regarding this process, please visit the PMCWA (external site).



Rotations can be on site at SCGH but can include rotations at various metropolitan, outer metropolitan and regional / rural hospitals in Western Australia.

Registrar positions are available to Medical Practitioners with appropriate qualifications and experience and are eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as per professional registration requirements.

Advanced Training positions may require an application to be submitted to the relevant college in addition to the application to the hospital. Please ensure you have checked the relevant college application requirements and closing dates.

Many registrar applications are coordinated at a single health service, but fulfil recruitment requirements for other hospitals. Please check the adverts to see which hospitals successful applicants may be appointed to.



All doctors must be registered with the Medical Board of Australia (external site) division of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

To be eligible for registration as a medical practitioner in Australia you must have:


The terms and conditions of service for all medical practitioners are in accordance with the WA Health System – Medical Practitioners – AMA Industrial Agreement 2016 (PDF).


Medical education

Education is a priority at SCGOPHCG as it is linked to better care and higher satisfaction among doctors. Whether your interest is general practice or surgery, clinical medicine or research and teaching, there are opportunities to further your training. Find out more about Medical Education Unit.

Last Updated: 03/07/2024