RMO Application Process

PMCWA coordinates the annual prevocational doctor recruitment process for Resident Medical Officer (RMO) positions across Western Australian Health Services.

Applications for 2018 RMO positions through the centralised recruitment process have now closed.

RMO positions outside the centralised recruitment are advertised at various times throughout the year. All jobs are advertised on MedJobsWA, register at www.jobs.wa.gov.au (external site) as well as MedJobsWA (external site) to receive notification of other RMO vacancies as they become available. 

Participating Hospitals and Health Services

Participating hospitals and placement health services for Resident Medical Officers are listed below. 
Participating hospitals and health services may rotate RMOs to other placement health services not listed.

Follow the Employing Health Service link for information on a specific hospital site. 

Employing Health Service Placement Health Services 
Fiona Stanley Hospital (external site)
  • Fremantle Hospital
  • Rockingham General Hospital
  • St John of God Murdoch Hospital
  • Rural Community Residency Program (CRP)
King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEMH) (external site)
  • Bunbury Regional Hospital
  • Fiona Stanley Hospital
  • Joondalup Health Campus
  • Osborne Park Hospital
  • Rockingham General Hospital
Perth Children's Hospital (PCH) (external site) 
  • Kalgoorlie Regional Hospital
  • King Edward Memorial Hospital
  • St John of God Midland Public Hospital
 Ramsay Health Care (external site) 
  •  Hollywood private Hospital
  • Joondalup Health Campus
  • Peel Health Campus
  • Glengarry Private Hospital
Royal Perth Hospital (external site)
  • Armadale Hospital
  • Rural Community Residency Program (CRP)
  • Bentley Hospital
  • Kalgoorlie Regional Hospital
  • Mount Hospital
  • Silver Chain Hospice Care Service
  • St John of God Mt Lawley Hospital
  • St John of God Midland Public Hospital
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (external site)
  • Graylands Hospital Campus 
  • Rural Community Residency Program (CRP)
  • Hedland Health Campus
  • Hollywood Private Hospital
  • Joondalup Health Campus
  • Osborne Park Hospital
  • St John of God Subiaco Hospital
WA Country Health Service (external site)
  • Albany Health Campus
  • Broome Regional Hospital (including CRP)
  • Bunbury Regional Hospital
  • Geraldton Regional Hospital

Please Note: The recruitment process, upon which decisions are made to make an employment offer, is solely the responsibility of the assessing health service or hospital. PMCWA facilitates the central allocation of applications to the health services or hospitals.

2017 RMO term dates

2017 RMO Term Dates

Term Start Date End Date Duration
Term 1 16 January 2017 26 March 2017 10 Weeks
Term 2 27 March 2017 11 June 2017 11 Weeks
Term 3 12 June 2017 20 August 2017 10 Weeks
Term 4 21 August 2017 29 October 2017 10 Weeks
Term 5 30 October 2017 14 January 2018 11 Weeks

Please Note: The number of terms may differ between hospitals. Please refer to individual hospitals for details.

For further enquiries, please send an email to PMCWA.RMO@health.wa.gov.au

2018 RMO term dates

2018 RMO Term Dates

Term Start Date End Date Duration
Term 1 15 January 2018 25 March 2018 10 Weeks
Term 2 26 March 2018 10 June 2018 11 Weeks
Term 3 11 June 2018 19 August 2018 10 Weeks
Term 4 20 August 2018 28 October 2018 10 Weeks
Term 5 29 October 2018 13 January 2019 11 Weeks

Please Note: The number of terms may differ between hospitals. Please refer to individual hospitals for details.

For further enquiries, please send an email to PMCWA.RMO@health.wa.gov.au