COVID Clinic:Open 8am to 8pm daily. It is only accessible via our main entrance located on the corner of Yelverton Drive and Centennial Place.

For junior doctors

Our intern and junior doctor program offers personalised teaching and training by senior specialists in a high quality teaching hospital.

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Intern program - WA

The St John of God Health Care intern program offers outstanding teaching, training and experiences for medical interns in Perth. Find out more about our intern program

Resident Medical Officer program

Our Resident Medical Officer (RMO) program enables juniors doctors to gain quality clinical experience by undertaking rotations at our Midland, Murdoch, Mt Lawley and Subiaco hospitals.

The RMO program enables junior doctors to learn from experienced consultants and benefit from our dedicated teaching, training and research opportunities as well as flexible work arrangements.

Please see here for full information about our new resident medical officer program.

Junior doctor opportunities

We currently have RMOs and registrars in the following departments:


Opportunities exist for Registrars to be employed into service positions or seconded into ANZCA training positions. 

Emergency Department (ED)

The ED is accredited for ACEM, WAGPET and ACRRM training. RMOs and registrars gain clinical experience dealing with adult and paediatric emergency cases and are exposed to a comprehensive case mix, which includes obstetrics and gynaecology, stroke, neonates and trauma.

An extensive range of educational programs and courses are provided in the ED to ensure doctors of all levels have a rewarding training experience.

ED Step Up program

The ED Step Up program aims to assist senior RMOs both personally and professionally in their six-month term leading up to becoming a registrar.

It consists of:

  • Dedicated tutor/supervisor for each Step Up RMO
  • Fortnightly education in addition to weekly RMO or registrar teaching
  • Procedural skills logbook
  • Curriculum covering situational, leadership and communication skills relevant to a registrar
  • Access to both adult and paediatric simulation teaching.
  • Access to ACEM primary examination teaching.

General Medicine / Aged Care and Rehabilitation / Stroke

Direct employment and secondment opportunities exist for both RMOs and registrars.

RMOs and registrars in basic physician training and advanced training roles may be seconded to the hospital through Royal Perth Hospital. 

General Surgery

Employment opportunities are available for RMOs and registrars in service positions.

Opportunities exist for registrar secondment into RACS training positions. 


Registrar and RMO positions are currently available via direct employment or secondment through Royal Perth Hospital. 

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

RMO and registrar employment opportunities are available in service and DRANZCOG positions.

Mental Health

RMO positions are available by secondment and direct employment.

Registrar employment opportunities are available in RANZCP training positions, via secondment from Royal Perth Hospital or direct employment in service positions. 

Intensive Care Unit

Registrar employment opportunities are available via direct employment.

The positions are accredited for foundation training and may be used towards applications for CICM training. 


Service and training positions are available for both RMOs and registrars.

The unit is accredited for both basic and advances training in general paediatrics. 

General Practice Stream

Tailored to meet the needs of pre-vocational doctors wanting to gain entry into Australian General Practice Training and GP registrars keen on expanding their clinical knowledge and skills. It is ideal for those wanting to establish a career in general practice and is endorsed and supported by Western Australian General Practice Education and Training.

Prevocational education program 

Doctors in training learn from and build relationships with experienced consultants by:

  • Rotating across multiple and varied medical and surgical units
  • Attending structured weekly medical education sessions and monthly grand rounds
  • Teaching and mentoring medical students.

For further information

JMO Coordinator
Tel: (08) 9462 4665