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Reference Number 11385
Position Title 2023 WA Intern
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Hospitals Fiona Stanley Hospital
Joondalup Health Campus
Royal Perth Hospital
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
St John of God Midland
WA Country Health Service
Industry Award WA Health Systems Medical Practitioners AMA Industrial Agreement 2016
Ramsay Healthcare Award
St John of God Health Care – AMA WA – Medical Practitioners Enterprise Agreement 2021

http://www.health.wa.gov.au/awardsandagreements/
Salary $79,479.00 to $105,456.00
Proposed starting date 09/01/2023
Proposed finishing date 11/01/2026
Hours per fortnight 80
Position Summary

2023 WA INTERN

Location: Various
Work Type: Fixed Term - Full Time
Position No: WA Intern 2023
Closing Date: 2022-06-09 12:00 NOON (YYYY-MM-DD)

 

OTHER CONDITIONS:
The full-time annual base salary rate for an intern is $79,479 - $105,456 (base salary) in addition to $5,742 - $5,980 (for Professional Development Allowance). Rates payable currently differ subject to the applicable location and the relevant industrial agreement i.e. the WA Health System - Medical Practitioners - AMA Industrial Agreement 2016, the Medical Practitioners Award 2020 (Joondalup Health Campus) or the St John of God Health Care – AMA WA – Medical Practitioners Enterprise Agreement 2021 (St John of God Midland Hospital).

Interns shall be appointed on a fixed-term, full-time contract with WA Health Service or Joondalup Health Campus for three years (subject to visa requirements). Interns at St John of God Midland Hospital will be offered a contract with St John of God Health Care for two years (subject to visa requirements). Interns can preference the following as their Primary Employing Health Service:

• Fiona Stanley Hospital
• Joondalup Health Campus
• Royal Perth Hospital
• Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
• St John of God Midland Hospital, or
• WA Country Health Service – (Albany Health Campus, Broome Regional Hospital, Bunbury Hospital or Geraldton Regional Hospital).

 

SUBSTANTIVE EQUALITY STATEMENT:
All participating health services are committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our services. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

WA Health Services support flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service. The WA health system is committed to a smoke-free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.

The WA health system is committed to growing the Aboriginal workforce as a part of WA Health’s Aboriginal Workforce Policy. As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.

 

ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY:
To be considered for a 2023 WA intern position applicants must:


• Submit a complete application prior to the closing deadline, demonstrating they meet the essential selection criteria.
• Graduate from an Australian Medical Council accredited medical school or a graduate from a university in a competent authority country (as defined by Ahpra) who is an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or New Zealand citizen and is eligible for limited registration.
• Not have commenced or completed an internship nor been registered or worked as a medical practitioner, either in Australia or overseas.
• Be registrable with the Medical Board of Australia.
• Be eligible to work in Australia.


See the Intern Application Guide for more details.

All WA health system employees including St John of God and Ramsay are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including the booster vaccination when they are eligible) in order to access health care facilities, pursuant to the Health Worker (Restrictions on Access) Directions (HWD) (or its replacement), COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination and Vaccination Program Policy, and the Booster Vaccination (Restriction on Access) Directions (no 2) (or its replacement) (BVD), unless the employee is exempt pursuant to the HWD and/or BVD.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WA Health Services and Joondalup Health Campus offer three-year contracts, and St John of God Health Care; two years (subject to visa requirements).

To fulfil training requirements, metropolitan based Interns have the opportunity to undertake rotations at a variety of metropolitan, rural or remote sites (see application guide for details).

The position will provide successful applicants the opportunity to complete an internship compliant with the requirements of the Medical Board of Australia registration standard “Granting general registration as a medical practitioner to Australian and New Zealand medical graduates on completion of intern training”. The position will require appointed candidates to perform satisfactorily under supervision in a range of accredited terms and complete the mandatory experience outlined in the registration standard.

Interns are required to perform satisfactorily under supervision in the following terms:
• A term of at least 8 weeks that provides experience in emergency medical care
• A term of at least 10 weeks that provides experience in medicine
• A term of at least 10 weeks that provides experience in surgery
• A range of other approved terms to make up 12 months (minimum of 47 weeks full time equivalent service).


All term rotations are accredited by the Postgraduate Medical Council of Western Australia (PMCWA) against approved accreditation standards for Intern training, and include the above experience.

 

SELECTION CRITERIA:
Please see the attached Job Description Form

APPOINTMENT PREREQUISITES:
Please see the attached Job Description Form

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Refer to the 2023 WA Intern Application Guide on important information and advice on how to apply. Copies are attached to this advertisement and available on the PMCWA website.

Applicants must create a profile and apply online via MedJobsWA (Applicants must have a current, valid personal email address in order to apply online – all communication will be via this email. Do not use your student email). Applicants are required to attach:


1. Statement addressing selection criteria (up to 500 words each for criteria 2, 3 and 4).
2. Curriculum Vitae/resume (maximum of three single-sided A4 pages).
3. Cover letter (optional – maximum of one single-sided A4 page)
4. Evidence of citizenship/residency status (e.g. passport, birth certificate or citizenship certificate).
5. Current or most recent visa (if applicable).
6. Recent official academic transcript of medical degree (scanned or photo).
7. Verification of year 12 completion in WA (if applicable - applies to Australian citizens or permanent residents or New Zealand citizens who completed year 12 in WA and are graduating from a non-WA medical school).
8. Copy of IELTS, OET, PTE Academic, TOEFL iBT, NZREX or PLAB examination results or other accepted evidence as specified by the Medical Board’s English language skills registration standard (if applicable – refer to the Medical Board of Australia’s English language skills registration standard - medical for further information)
9. Copy of the AMC Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) exam results (if applicable – refer to the PMCWA Intern Application Guide).

The MedJobsWA application may take up to an hour to complete and submit. It is recommended that applicants have all attachments ready before commencing their online application and submit the application before the closing date and time.

 

Incomplete applications can be saved and edited at any time until the closing date and time. Saved applications are not automatically submitted.

To apply for this vacancy now, please click ‘Apply Now’.

 

FURTHER INFORMATION:
For further information regarding the application process, refer to PMCWA's website: www.pmcwa.org.au

For queries, please contact PMCWA at pmcwa@health.wa.gov.au

For technical difficulties, please contact medjobswa@health.wa.gov.au

 

APPLICANTS MUST ENSURE THAT THEIR APPLICATION AND ATTACHMENTS ARE RECEIVED IN FULL USING THE METHOD OUTLINED IN THE ADVERTISEMENT AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS PRIOR TO THE CLOSING DATE AND TIME. EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

 

Eligibility Questions Essential: All WA health system employees including St John of God and Ramsay are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access health care facilities, pursuant to the Health Worker (Restrictions on Access) Directions (HWAD) and the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination and Vaccination Program Policy, unless the employee is exempt pursuant to the HWAD. Please provide an explanation if you don't meet these requirements.
Essential: Are you eligible to work in Australia?
Essential: Are you eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia?
Contact Person Postgraduate Medical Council of WA
Contact Number 6373 2302
Contact Email pmcwa@health.wa.gov.au
Closing Date CLOSED: 09/06/2022
JDF JDF_2023 WA Intern.pdf
How to Apply Guide 220218_2023 WA Intern Application Guide_Final.pdf
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