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Reference Number 10638
Position Title Service Medical Registrar
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time, Casual
Hospitals Fiona Stanley Hospital
Royal Perth Hospital
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
Industry Award WA Health Systems Medical Practitioners AMA Industrial Agreement 2016
Salary $130,145.00 to $174,823.00
Position Summary

Salary: MP Year 1-7 $130,145 - $174,823 p.a. pro rata (inclusive of base salary, 9.5% superannuation and professional development allowance)


   This is a Recruitment Pool for Casual, Fixed Term Full Time and Fixed Term Part Time appointments for up to 12 months with the possibility of extension(s). We have current vacancies for filling.


WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.


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


 WA Health 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.


Other Conditions: WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.   


This position is subject to a Western Australian Working With Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at:

This is an “open-ended” recruitment pool, and as such the following should be noted: 

  • The panel will monitor this recruitment pool for applications, and will assess on a very regular basis.         
  • Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments may be made when similar vacancies occur. 
  • Appointments may be made from this pool until 30/04/2022.


Suitable candidates to this recruitment process will be accessed/offered employment by the following employers within the WA Health system: 

  • South Metropolitan Health Service,
  • North Metropolitan Health Service,
  • East Metropolitan Health Service.


Position Profile: The WA Health system (including Fiona Stanley Fremantle Hospital Group, Sir Charles Gairdner Osborne Park Health Care Group and Royal Perth Bentley Group) is looking for medical officers to fill our Service Medical Registrar roles. These major hospitals work as a team, and can consider rotations through our various sites.


Flexibility in the workplace is something we pride ourselves on. If you are interested in more family friendly or unusual hours we encourage you to apply. If you’re unsure, please give one of the Medical Workforce Managers a call on the contact numbers below.


We have current vacancies. All applicants will be assessed through the usual merit based process, however if you have general registration we want to hear from you now.


The Service Medical Registrar role may work across a range of specialties including General Medicine, Acute Medicine, Geriatrics, other various medical specialties (such as Cardiology and Endocrinology) and Leave Relief. If you would like to see an example of our rosters, please get in touch with us.


As well as working within a multi-disciplinary team reviewing the medical needs of the patient; you’ll be assisting with teaching and supporting Resident Medical Officers (RMOs) and Interns.


Area Profile: 


Fiona Stanley Hospital (FSH) is a 783 bed tertiary hospital offering a range of health services including the State Rehabilitation Service, the State Adult Burns Service, a comprehensive cancer centre, purpose-built mental health unit, maternity, paediatric and neonatal services. FSH also delivers specialised services such as heart and lung transplantations and hyperbaric medicine. Along with FSH we provide further services at Fremantle Hospital (FH), a 300 bed specialist hospital offering mental health, aged care, and elective surgical services in hand surgery, plastics, orthopaedics, ENT, ophthalmology, dental and maxillofacial and endoscopy. We place Medical Registrars in additional sites including Peel Health Campus, Rockingham General Hospital, St John of God Murdoch and Bunbury, and The Mount Hospital.


Located at the sprawling Queen Elizabeth II medical centre just 4 km from Perth city, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (SCGH) is one of Australia’s leading tertiary hospitals. With over 600 beds, SCGH provides comprehensive range of clinical services including emergency and critical care, cardiac care and general and specialty medical and surgical care. SCGH is home to WA’s only comprehensive cancer care centre and is the state’s principle hospital for neurology, neurosurgery and liver transplant. SCGH has an international reputation for ground-breaking medical research and is home to Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 2005 for his ground-breaking work demonstrating that stomach ulcers are caused by bacteria and not stress.


RPH is a vibrant 450 bed teaching hospital and is part of the East Metropolitan Health Service. RPBG continues to build on its strong tradition of excellence, not only in the provision of high quality clinical care, education and research, but also in fostering the unique RPBG culture – a culture in which we work hard and learn hard, but always have each other’s backs, as exemplified by the State’s first Doctors Wellbeing Program, which has been embraced by junior medical staff. RPH is home to quaternary-level trauma services (comprising the State Major Trauma Unit), and retains a substantial tertiary workload across most medical and surgical specialties. There are prospects of exposure to almost all facets of medicine including paediatrics and obstetrics/gynaecology, or at Bentley Health Service or our affiliated secondary sites (Armadale Health Service and St John of God Midland Public Hospital).


Employee Benefits: Our employees enjoy a range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):     

  • Access to generous salary packaging arrangements.
  • Professional Development Opportunities and Study leave/assistance.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Flexible leave arrangements.
  • Other professional and location based allowances.
  • For information on superannuation please try:

Selection Criteria: Please see the attached Job Description Form.   


For Further Job Related Information: We encourage you to contact:

  • Fiona Stanley Fremantle Hospital Group: Jeff McDonald, Manager Medical Workforce on 08 6152 2175.
  • Sir Charles Gairdner Osborne Park Health Care Group: Jonathan Oldham, Manager Medical Workforce on 08 6457 3502.
  • Royal Perth Bentley Group: David Monaghan, Manager Medical Employment Services on 08 9224 2294.

Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online via MedJobsWA (Please note: Applicants must have a current, valid email address in order to apply online. This email address will be used for communication with applicants). 


If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact:


Referees: It is preferable your referee is a current or recent supervisor/manager.  


Applicants are advised to write a CV and Cover Letter which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements. These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.

The employers will only accept applications that are lodged with the express permission of the applicant and containing all necessary information, including personal contact details. We will not accept unsolicited applications or CV's from recruitment agencies and/or search firms and we will not pay fees to any such organisation unless arranged with the provider prior to advertising a vacancy.  


Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted.   




CLOSING DATE: 2021-12-31 4:00 PM (YYYY-MM-DD)


Eligibility Questions Essential: Are you eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia?
Essential: Are you eligible to work in Australia?
Contact Person Jeff McDonald, Kim Livingston or David Monaghan
Closing Date CLOSED: 30/05/2020
JDF Service Medical Registrar CG007664 Year 1-7 July 2019.pdf
How to Apply Guide 20190307_Application Guide - Pool_V2.pdf
Other attachments
WWC Applicant Advice 2017.pdfOpen
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