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Reference Number 10622
Position Title Registrar - Service/Trainee - Various Locations
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Hospitals WA Country Health Service
Industry Award WA Health Systems Medical Practitioners AMA Industrial Agreement 2016
Salary $130,145.00 to $174,823.00
Proposed starting date 03/02/2020
Proposed finishing date 31/01/2021
Hours per fortnight 80
Position Summary

Please note this is for the Registrar 2020 Intake commencing from 3 February 2020 to 31 January 2021. The above salary rates are effective from October 2018.


This is a Recruitment Pool for Fixed Term Full Time appointments for 6, 12 or 24 months with the possibility of extension(s).


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

Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments may be made when similar vacancies occur at any hospital within WA Country Health Service. Appointments may be made from this pool until 01/12/2019.

Suitable candidates to this recruitment process may also be accessed/offered employment by other employers within the WA Health system (e.g. South Metropolitan Health Service, North Metropolitan Health Service, East Metropolitan Health Service, WA Country Health Service, or Child and Adolescent Health Service).

Position Profile: This process will be used to fill the following positions to commence work in 2020: 


1 x Anaesthetics GP Trainee (JCCA) in Bunbury (12 months)

Emergency Medicine 

2 x Emergency Medicine Trainees in Albany (6 or 12 months each)

6 x Emergency Medicine Trainee/Registrars in Bunbury (12 months) 

1 x Emergency Medicine Trainee Registrar in Geraldton (6 or 12 months)

2 x Emergency Medicine Trainee Registrar in Kalgoorlie (2 x 6 months)

General Medicine

7 x General Medicine Service Registrars in Bunbury (12 months)

5 x General Medicine Service Registrars in Geraldton (12 months)

2 x General Medicine Advanced Trainees in Broome (12 months)

General Surgery

1 x General Surgical Service Registrar in Geraldton (12 months)

3 x General Surgical Service Registrars in Bunbury (12 months)

Intensive Care Medicine

1 x Intensive Care Medicine Trainee Registrars in Bunbury (12 months)

4 x Intensive Care Medicine Service Registrars/Trainees in Bunbury (12 months)


2 x Obstetric &Gynaecology Service Registrar in Albany (2 x 6 months)


2 x Orthopaedic Service Registrars in Bunbury (12 months)


2 x Advanced Trainees - Paediatrics in Bunbury (6 months each)

2 x Paediatric Trainees in Broome (2 x 12 month or 6 months considered)

For Further Job Related Information: Please refer to the job Description Form (JDF) and Position Information sheets for 2020 Registrar vacancies available at: We encourage you to contact the person listed on the information sheet for each vacancy.

Area Profile: The WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is the largest country health system in Australia and one of the biggest in the world, providing health services to approximately half a million people, including 45,000 Aboriginal people, over a vast two and a half million square kilometre area. The organisation comprises seven regions, with a strong network of public hospitals, health services and health centres located across rural and remote Western Australia. Our core business is the provision of quality, accessible health services to country WA residents and visitors.

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

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

Application Instructions: Applicants MUST apply online. (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

Recruitment Agencies presenting medical practitioners to WA Country Health Service (WACHS) via the online WA Government Jobs Board at must read the attached ‘WACHS & Recruitment Agency Agreement 2017 - 2020’ effective 1 October 2017.

Applicants are advised that selection interviews may not be required.

Applicants must provide the following documentation for the panel to assess based on merit:

  • A cover letter stating the position to which you are applying from those listed above. If you are applying for a Trainee position, please also provide details of your membership with the relevant Australian College and a summary of your training to date.
  • A detailed curriculum vitae (of no more than four (4) A4 pages) including the names and contact details of two (2) recent clinical referees. Your CV must provide a summary of your experience in the context of the advertised vacancy.
  • Statements addressing each of the selection criteria. The selection criteria are available on the last page of the Job Description Forum.
  • Proof of Citizenship and Residency status (required) e.g. copy of passport and (if applicable) copy of current visa OR Australian birth certificate.
  • Evidence of English language skills registration standard (required, if applicable).
  • AMC Certificate (required, if applicable).
  • AMC Multiple Choice Questionnaire results (optional, if applicable).

Referees: It is preferable for your referee to be current clinical supervisors. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviours.

Applicant documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete to the online application process. Multiple applications will not be considered in their entirety. Where multiple applications are uploaded, the last document to be uploaded will be the only document accepted and considered by the panel. 


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

Eligibility Questions Essential: Are you eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia?
Essential: Are you eligible to work in Australia?
Essential: Please state the department to which your application should be directed - Anaesthetics (ANZCA Trainees only), Emergency Medicine, General Medicine, General Surgery or Intensive Care Medicine?
Essential: Please state the location of the position you are interested in - is it Bunbury, Albany, Geraldton or Broome (General Medicine Trainees only)?
Essential: Please state the department to which your application should be directed - Anaesthetics (ANZCA Trainees only), Emergency Medicine, General Medicine, General Surgery, Intensive Care Medicine, Orthopaedics or Paediatrics (Paediatric Trainees only)?
Contact Person WA Health
Closing Date CLOSED: 08/07/2019
JDF Registrar - Various - MP Year 1-7 May 2019.pdf
How to Apply Guide GUIDE_Registrar Application Guide_V5 Annual Intake version_Endorsed 20190508.pdf
Other attachments
WWC Applicant Advice 2017.pdfOpen
Medical Practitioner - WACHS & Recruitment Agency Agreement 2017 - 2020.pdfOpen
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Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.
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