Resident Medical Officer (RMO) and registrar jobs

Every year we recruit RMOs and registrars for 12 month rotations at our hospitals. Roles are available for:

  • registrars (REG)
  • principal house officers (PHO)
  • senior house officers (SHO)
  • junior house officers (JHO)
  • provisional fellowship year (PFY).

The roles are supported by senior clinicians and are directly involved with patient care. Extensions to the 12 month rotation might be available for certain roles. Most roles are full time. Learn more about rostering and our workplace benefits.

Clinical specialties

Rotations are offered across different medical disciplines including:

  • anaesthetics
  • general and orthopaedic surgery
  • general medicine
  • geriatrics and palliative care
  • intensive care and emergency medicine
  • mental health and psychiatry
  • obstetrics and gynaecology
  • paediatrics
  • public health medicine
  • rehabilitation
  • renal and oncology care.

Each rotation provides opportunities for career development and clinical research. We also have the largest number of rural generalist trainees in Queensland. Our rural clinical disciplines include:

  • adult internal medicine
  • anaesthetics
  • general surgery
  • obstetrics and gynaecology
  • paediatrics.

Who can apply

You can apply if you’re a medical practitioner and:

You'll also to need to meet Queensland Health's pre-employment checks.

If you're an overseas applicant, you'll also need:

  • Australian Medical Council MCQ or Australian Medical Council Certificate
  • visa documentation and Department of Home Affairs VEVO entitlements check.

Learn more about international graduate registration on the Ahpra website.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander medical professionals.

How to apply

Each year Queensland Health has a recruitment campaign for RMOs and registrars. You can check the application opening and closing dates, and find out how to apply on the Queensland Health website.

Last updated: September 2023