Medical

Our staff are provided with the opportunity to utilise some of the newest medical technologies available, while working in an innovative and stimulating environment.

As Western Australia’s newest adult tertiary hospital, we deliver health services of the highest international standard in a friendly and supportive setting.

We offer a comprehensive range of adult and paediatric clinical services, including the State Burns Service and State Rehabilitation Service, and provide excellent educational and skill development opportunities for doctors of all levels.

A wide range of specialty placements are available for Interns, Resident Medical Officers and Registrars located both on-site and at our peripheral rotational hospitals. These include:

  • Fremantle Hospital
  • Rockingham General Hospital
  • St John of God Murdoch, Bunbury and Mt Lawley campuses
  • Mount Hospital
  • Peel Health Campus
  • Albany Hospital
  • Broome Hospital.

Note: This page will be frequently updated to reflect accurate recruitment and training opportunities available at FSH.

Interns

Intern applications for 2019 clinical year (7 January 2019 to 12 January 2020):

  • open on Monday 4 May 2018 at 12.00 noon (AWST)
  • close on Friday 1 June 2018 at 4.00pm (AWST).

The 2019 WA Intern position was advertised on MedJobsWA (external site).

As an intern with FSH, you will be assigned to a block allocation consisting of five, 10-11 week rotations which include a mandatory rotation of 10 weeks in both a core medicine and surgery department, and a minimum of eight weeks in emergency medicine. This will ensure that you meet Medical Board of Australia requirements for General Registration. Preference for multiple rotations at peripheral and rural sites will be taken into consideration, with a minimum of one rotation to be completed at Fiona Stanley Hospital.

Specialty rotations that are available to interns through FSH include, but are not limited to:

  • cardiology
  • emergency medicine
  • gastroenterology
  • general and acute medicine
  • general surgical (including colorectal, endocrine surgery, upper GI, and Acute Surgical Unit – ASU)
  • geriatric medicine
  • nephrology
  • neurology
  • orthopaedics
  • plastic surgery
  • psychiatry
  • rehabilitation medicine
  • urology
  • vascular.

Part-time positions may be available through FSH. Please note that these are dependent on the service delivery requirements of each specialty and will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. They may or may not include shift work, on-call, weekend and after-hours duties.

The 2019 intern application process is being coordinated by the Postgraduate Medical Council of Western Australia (PMCWA). For enquiries regarding this process, please visit the PMCWA (external site) for more information.

Resident Medical Officers (RMO)

RMO applications for 2019 clinical year (14 January 2019 to 12 January 2020):

  • open on Monday 14 May 2018 at 9:00am (AWST)
  • close on Monday 11 June 2018 at 12:00 noon (AWST).

RMO vacancies with FSH are advertised on MedJobsWA (external site).

RMO positions are available to medical practitioners who have completed their internship or overseas equivalent and are eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as per the professional registration requirements outlined below.

The positions available at Fiona Stanley Hospital (FSH) and our rotational locations include, but are not limited to: 

  • burns service
  • cardiology
  • cardiothoracic surgery
  • general surgery (including colorectal, endocrine surgery, upper GI, Acute Surgical Unit – ASU)
  • emergency medicine
  • haematology
  • ICU
  • maxillofacial surgery
  • medical oncology
  • nephrology
  • neurology
  • obstetrics and gynaecology
  • orthopaedic surgery
  • paediatrics/neonatology
  • perioperative care
  • plastic surgery
  • psychiatry
  • rehabilitation medicine
  • respiratory medicine
  • urology
  • vascular.

Part-time positions may be available through FSH. Please note that these are dependent on the service delivery requirements of each specialty and will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. They may or may not include shift work, on-call, weekend, after-hours duties and leave relief.

The 2019 centralised RMO application process is being coordinated by the Postgraduate Medical Council of Western Australia (PMCWA). Find more information about this process (external site).

Registrars

Registrar applications for 2019 clinical year (4 February 2019 to 2 February 2020) are as follows:

  • applications for Senior Registrars and Fellows:
    • open on Friday 11 May 2018
    • close on Friday 15 June 2018
  • applications for Service and Advanced Trainee Registrars:
    • open on Friday 1 June 2018
    • close on Monday 9 July 2018.

Check the application close date provided on the advertisement. Application dates may vary for specific recruitments.

Registrar vacancies are advertised on MedJobsWA (external site).

Rotations can be on site at FSH but can include rotations at various metropolitan, outer metropolitan and regional/rural hospitals in Western Australia.

Registrar positions are available to Medical Practitioners with appropriate qualifications and experience and are eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as per Professional registration requirements.

Advanced Training positions may require an application to be submitted to the relevant college in addition to the application to the hospital. Please ensure you have checked the relevant college application requirements and closing dates.

Many registrar applications are coordinated at a single health service, but fulfil recruitment requirements for other hospitals. Please check the adverts to see which hospitals successful applicants may be appointed to.

Professional registration requirements

All doctors must be registered with the Medical Board of Australia (external site) division of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Find information for overseas qualified doctors interested in working in Western Australia (external site).

To be eligible for registration as a medical practitioner in Australia you must have:

OR:

appropriate requirements to meet one of the Australian Medical Council assessment pathways (external site):

  • Standard Pathway
  • Competent Authority Pathway
  • Specialist/Short-Term training

The terms and conditions of service for all medical practitioners are in accordance with the WA Health System – Medical Practitioners – AMA Industrial Agreement 2016 (external site).

For more information on recruitment and positions at Fiona Stanley Hospital, please email Medical Workforce.

For information on training and education available at Fiona Stanley Hospital, please email the Medical Education Unit.