Resident Medical Officer - WA Country Health Service

$108,112 - $151,147 yearly
  • WA Country Health Service
  • Various
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Calling all RMOs looking for their next career move!


WA Country Health Service is seeking applications from Resident Medical Officers (RMO) PGY2+ for 6 to 36-months full time appointments with the possibility of extension(s) commencing in 2024 and 2025.

What’s great about this role?

As an RMO, you will provide high quality clinical service to all hospital patients under the supervision of clinical supervisors including Registrars, Consultants and other senior staff within a multidisciplinary team. You will also work within your ability and according to the hospital’s core values and will be able to expand your knowledge and skills through the available learning opportunities.

Competitive Salaries ranging from $108,112 to $151,147 p.a. (based upon years of experience and regional location)

Relocation incentives for eligible candidates (subject to regional approval), Home Ownership subsidy and many other benefits/entitlements. Please visit our website for more information: WA Country Health Service - Medical practitioner salaries and benefits

Ongoing medical education and professional development opportunities

Access to generous salary packaging options

Working rurally offers close and regular contact and support from senior doctors

Enjoy a broader scope of practice and true breadth of medicine across all specialties with opportunities to practice procedures you would not have access to in a metro setting

Live in small enough towns that you will get to know and be a part of the local community

Great work/life balance with minimal commute and access to some of the most beautiful scenic sites in Western Australia


Interested in hearing about rotation opportunities at our participating sites?


PGY2+ posts providing tailored rotations in Psychiatry, Orthopaedics, General Practice*, General Surgery, General Medicine, Medical Specialties, Geriatrics, Emergency Medicine, Paediatrics, Palliative Care, Gynaecology and Women’s Health* and exposure to Anaesthetics within the Leave Relief component (subject to change). * Terms offered through the John Flynn Prevocational Doctor Program (JFPDP) provide rural primary care rotations at Pioneer Health Albany. Eligibility for these terms is limited to prevocational doctors in postgraduate years 2-5 who are Australian citizens or permanent residents (rotation availability subject to eligibility).

2025 RMO Flyer - Great Southern (health.wa.gov.au)

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Bunbury and Busselton

PGY 2+ post providing rotations in Clinical Service Improvement Emergency Medicine; General Medicine; General Practice*; General Surgery; Geriatrics; Intensive Care Medicine; Obstetrics & Gynaecology; Orthopaedic Surgery; Paediatrics; Psychiatry; and Specialist Surgery (ENT, Urology and Ophthalmology)

2025 RMO Flyer - South West (health.wa.gov.au)


PGY 2+ positions with rotations possible through the following clinical terms: Clinical Service Improvement, Emergency Medicine Pediatrics, General Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Psychiatry, General Surgery, Rural Rotations at Derby and Kununurra Hospital, leave relief, General Practice*, RFDS Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Service and a RAPTOR program. RMO’s on 12-month contracts may expect 2 ED terms over the 12 months.

2025 RMO Flyer - Kimberley (health.wa.gov.au)


PGY2+ posts providing rotations in Clinical Service Improvement, General Medicine, Emergency, Obstetrics, Paediatrics, General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Mental Health, Population Health, Leave Relief and General Practice*. * Terms offered through the John Flynn Prevocational Doctor Program (JFPDP) provide rural primary care rotations at Panaceum Medical. Eligibility for this term is limited to prevocational RMO’s in postgraduate years 2-5 who are Australian citizens or permanent residents.

2025 RMO Flyer - Midwest (health.wa.gov.au)


PGY 2+ post providing rotations in Emergency, General Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mental Health Departments and General surgery and High dependency unit (successful IMG applicant will be invited to apply for the WBA program if required).

2025 RMO Flyer - Goldfields (health.wa.gov.au)

Interested to hear more or to apply?

If you have any questions, please contact the WACHS Medical Recruitment Coordinators on (08) 6553 0804 or (08) 6553 0845.

To apply, please go to 2025 Annual WA Resident Medical Officer Intake

Closing date 10th June 2024.



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