Junior Doctors careers

Junior Doctors careers

Our medical professionals provide a range of services to public and private inpatients and outpatients across our 23 facilities.
Junior doctors intern program at SJGHC hospitals

New intern program - WA

St John of God Health Care has designed an exciting new intern program for 2020, which will provide outstanding teaching, training and experience for medical interns in Perth.

See more information on our intern program below.

Junior doctor careers

We offer opportunities for new graduates and those with more experience looking to further develop and progress their career. Our private and public hospitals provide junior doctors access to:

  • flexible work arrangements to maintain a healthy work-life balance
  • employee benefits including salary packaging
  • dedicated teaching, training and research opportunities
  • mentorship and support from experienced specialists
  • information systems providing real-time data such as theatre booking information and pathology results.

To apply for staff doctor positions across our hospitals visit our careers website.

Medical and surgical specialists wishing to admit patients to our hospitals should read our accreditation information -  find out more about accreditation

We have a strong reputation for research excellence across a variety of areas, including oncology, maternity, paediatrics, stroke, respiratory medicine, neurosurgery, orthopaedics, platform trials and other evolving fields.

Dedicated research offices at our Perth hospitals include two clinical research fellow positions in oncology and respiratory medicine. For those interested, we can help integrate research into your training.

Register your interest for updates

Register your interest to hear more about our junior doctor programs, including key dates for applications.  

Interns benefit from working across multiple specialty areas and have the opportunity to gain quality clinical experience by undertaking rotations across St John of God Midland and Subiaco hospitals.

Core rotations are available in general surgery, general medicine/acute aged care, and emergency medicine. Non-core rotations are available in paediatrics, stroke/neurology and intensive care.

We have 12 intern positions available starting in 2020.

What we offer interns

As an intern at St John of God Health Care you benefit from:

  • teaching, training and research opportunities
  • being part of a small cohort with individualised training, education and mentorship
  • access to a range of doctor welfare initiatives.

Continuing your career

On successful completion of your 12-month internship, you receive general registration at the same time as those completing a WA Health internship, and you have direct access to the resident medical officer (RMO) rotation streams within St John of God Health Care hospitals.

We have a variety of resident medical officer (RMO) programs at our hospitals.

Rotation specialty areas for RMOs in our Perth hospitals include: aged care and rehabilitation, cardiology and coronary care medicine, emergency medicine, general medicine, general surgery, haematology, intensive care medicine, mental health, medical service improvement program, obstetrics and gynaecology, oncology, orthopaedics, paediatrics, palliative care, and respiratory medicine and infectious diseases.

Surgical sub-specialities are also available in general, colorectal, upper gastrointestinal, plastic, ear, nose and throat, vascular, urology, gynaecology and gynaeoncological surgery.

Collaboration between St John of God Midland, Mt Lawley and Murdoch hospitals is delivering an exciting new RMO program that will enable junior doctors to gain clinical experience by undertaking rotations at the three hospitals across a variety of specialty areas. View a sample of rotation options for this RMO program.

St John of God Subiaco Hospital also has a well-established RMO program including basic physician training, the surgical SMART program, and critical care program. Find out more information on the Subiaco RMO program.

All of our RMO roles are advertised online. You can register to receive alerts for new medical career opportunities.

What we offer RMOs

We offer four term rotations per year, giving you a range of enhanced learning experiences and greater access to leave.

  • A positive and supportive work culture
  • Personalised learning opportunities with regular consultant supervision, supported by access to annual and professional development leave
  • Regular teaching, unit tutorials, journal clubs and grand rounds
  • Opportunities for research, including peer-reviewed publication

Continuing your career

As an RMO, you can experience what it is like to be a doctor in our hospitals, as well as working closely with our consultants who support you as you embark on your career. Once you have completed your RMO program you are able to apply for available registrar positions.

For further information please email: juniordoctors@sjog.org.au

We offer a range of registrar positions at St John of God Midland, Mt Lawley, Murdoch and Subiaco hospitals.

Registrar positions are available across a range of specialty areas, including anaesthetics, emergency medicine, cardiology, general medicine, general surgery, intensive care, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics, palliative care and rehabilitation.

What we offer registrars

As a registrar at St John of God Health Care hospitals, you can expect:

  • personalised teaching by experienced specialists, to provide the highest standard of patient care
  • supervised research opportunities, designed for peer publication
  • opportunities to work one-on-one with WA's leading consultants.

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