WA Intern

Salary:  Intern, $72, 513 Department of Health, Medical Practitioners (Metropolitan Health Services) AMA Industrial Agreement 2013
Location:  Various
Work Type:  Fixed Term - Full Time
Position No:  201501
Closing Date:  2014-06-06 5:00 PM  (YYYY-MM-DD)
Attachments:  - Intern application guide 2015.pdf
- Intern faqs.pdf
- JDF_generic intern 2015_sample.pdf

The full-time annual base salary rate for Interns is $72,513 (base salary) in addition to $5306 Professional Development Allowance.


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 people, 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.


The position is for 12 months based at Fiona Stanley Hospital, Royal Perth Hospital or Sir Charles Gairdner hospital with rotations to metropolitan, rural or remote sites as determined by the employing hospital. The position will provide successful applicants the opportunity to complete an internship compliant with the requirements of the Medical Board of Australia registration standard "Granting general registration as a medical practitioner to Australian and New Zealand medical graduates on completion of intern training”. The position will require appointees to perform satisfactorily under supervision in a range of accredited terms and complete the mandatory experience outlined in the registration standard.

“Interns are required to perform satisfactorily under supervision in the following terms:
• A term of at least 8 weeks that provides experience in emergency medical care
• A term of at least 10 weeks that provides experience in medicine
• A term of at least 10 weeks that provides experience in surgery
• A range of other approved terms to make up 12 months (minimum of 47 weeks full time equivalent service).”

All terms are accredited against approved accreditation standards for intern training.

  1. Primary medical degree, from an Australian Medical Council accredited medical school, registrable with the Medical Board of Australia.
  2. Ability to work effectively in a healthcare environment.
    In your answer, provide examples of good interpersonal skills, an ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment and good organisation and time management skills.
  3. Commitments to working in Western Australia to promote, protect, maintain and restore the health of the people of Western Australia.
    Indicate how these commitments have influenced your decision to choose your hospital of first preference.
  4. Commitment to continued learning and academic excellence.


For further information regarding the application process, refer to the Postgraduate Medical Council of Western Australia's website, www.pmcwa.health.wa.gov.au.

For queries, please contact the Postgraduate Medical Council of WA at pmcwa@health.wa.gov.au.


To complete the application process, applicants are required to complete the online application process and are required to attach:

  1. Academic Transcript of medical degree up until date of application.
  2. Evidence of Citizenship/Residency Status (e.g. passport, birth certificate or citizenship certificate.
  3. Curriculum Vitae/Resume (maximum of two pages).
  4. Statement Addressing Selection Criteria (maximum 500 words per criteria).
  5. Verification of year 12 completion in WA (applies to Australian citizens or permanent residents or New Zealand citizens who completed year 12 in WA and are graduating from a non-WA medical school).
  6. Current/most recent Visa (if applicable e.g. international graduates of Australian Medical Council accredited medical schools).
  7. Copy of IELTS, OET, NZREX or PLAB examination results (applies to applicants who did not complete their secondary education and relevant tertiary qualification in English in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States of America).