Canberra Fixed-Term RMO PGY2 - October 2019 to February 2020 and beyond

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Prescript is looking for Resident Medical Officers (RMOs) for a number of fixed term contract positions at Canberra’s tertiary referral hospital (and the other hospitals within the network).

Doctors who currently hold General, Limited or Provisional registration with AHPRA are encouraged to apply.

◼️ Start date October 2019. Fixed-term until February 2020 with possible option to extend for 12 months.

◼️ Variety of rotations available including Surgery, ED, Drug & Alcohol.

◼️ Competitive salary and benefits.

◼️ Supportive training environment and access to structured teaching programs.

◼️ Welcoming and friendly city with excellent amenities and transport links.

Click to connect with Prescript or contact James Hill (Prescript’s Founder & Recruitment Partner) to find out more. // 0410 792 310

The Role

You will be providing day-to-day medical care for patients under the supervision and direction of the hospital’s experienced senior medical officers. This health service understands the importance of continued broad based clinical exposure and so offers a wide range of rotations for RMOs. A special effort is made to ensure that all RMOs have access to rotations that are going to contribute to the accreditation of the terms for their career progression.

Please Note:

▪️ There are 4 rotations over each 12 month period, each one 12-13 weeks in length. 

▪️ Rotations cannot be guaranteed.

▪️ During each rotation you would likely be rostered at least one set of nights (7 days) – these are followed by 7 days off .

▪️ Some rotations are in more rural locations, such as Bega and Goulburn.

Possible Rotations Available for October 2019 to February 2020:

▪️ Drug and Alcohol

▪️ ED

▪️ Surgery

What We’re Looking For

If you're interested in a full time, fixed-term position in a major tertiary hospital, please read the criteria below to see if it's the right role for you.

✔️ Available to start in October 2019 for an initial fixed-term contract to February 2020 (with possible twelve-month contract extension).

✔️ Must have Australian Hospital experience.

✔️ Hold limited, provisional or general registration with AHPRA.

✔️ Have completed at least one-year postgraduate training.

✔️ You will be friendly and approachable and will have the ability to relate well to staff members and your patients.

✔️ An efficient and considerate team player with a 'can-do' attitude.

✔️ Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. Temporary visas can be considered.

Why Join This Hospital?

The Canberra Hospital is the region's major public hospital, providing specialist care to a large geographic area. 

  • 600+ bed tertiary level health facility

  • Major trauma centre

  • A teaching hospital

  • Home to many leading research organisations

Prescript loves Canberra - our team visit often and the feedback from previous RMOs has been very positive.

Benefits You Can Expect

➕ Base salary range of $79,682 - $87,410

➕ Salary packaging available

➕ Education allowance

➕ Penalties and over-time entitlements

➕ Four weeks annual leave plus ADO’s

➕ Supportive training environment and access to structured teaching programs

➕ ‘Blue Buddies’ peer-to-peer system in place for JMO welfare

➕ A welcoming and friendly city with excellent amenities and transport link

Lifestyle Features

When you visit Canberra, be prepared to experience one good thing after another. Whether it's world-class wining and dining, iconic national treasures or outdoor adventures, everything you're after is just an easy distance away.

Canberra is often overlooked by visitors to Australia in favour or Sydney and Melbourne, but it is truly a great location to live and visit. Canberra is a breath of fresh air (quite literally). The planned design in a rural setting makes Canberra the perfect combination of the city and the great outdoors.

Lonely Planet named our beloved capital as the third best city to visit in the world! Canberra is finally soaking up the spotlight it deserves, and you can bet that we’re proud as punch to be Canberran right now.
— Lonely Planet, 2018

The Impact You’ll Have

Do you enjoy working as a team, in a friendly and compassionate environment? Are you eager to contribute and add value to your workplace and the community?

This position will have a huge impact in the local region – you will be joining a value-driven hospital where mentoring and training is well integrated with the clinical service.

Sound Like You?

If you are looking for varied experience within a teaching hospital, are at least PGY2 and you currently hold limited, provisional or general registration with AHPRA, contact James Hill (Prescript’s Founder & Recruitment Partner).

There are three ways to find out more:

  1. Call James on 0410 792 310

  2. Email

  3. Click 'Connect with Prescript’

Next Steps With Prescript

At Prescript Recruitment, we follow a transparent, friendly process to assist you with your new role.

  1. This begins with an informal conversation with Prescript – We will talk about the position, the hospital and the location in more detail and gain a clear understanding of your career, family and lifestyle wishes.

  2. From there, if you’re happy to proceed to the next step, we will arrange an application and make sure it is going to be the right position for you.

  3. The final stage is progressing to your formal offer of employment which then secures you the role. We continue to look after you and ensure your move and start to your new position is smooth and stress-free.

About James Hill

James Hill is Prescript’s Founder & Recruitment Partner with a focus on locum and permanent positions across Australia, New Zealand and globally.

There are three ways to contact Rebecca:

  1. Call James on 0410 792 310

  2. Email 

  3. Click 'Connect with Prescript'

I believe for you to partner with the right agency, that reflects your wishes and lifestyle choices, is so important. Prescript’s focus is on what matters most to you, whatever stage of your career, your location or your future plans.

Meet the Prescript Recruitment Team

We work with doctors for locum, ongoing and fixed-term positions across regional Australia. Connect with Prescript here ⬇️  


James Hill, Nicola Speer, Rebecca Doyle, Marcia Beere and Nadine Onto. Dedicated recruitment partners focused on helping doctors throughout the recruitment process.


Grace Clueit. Rapid promotion of locum, ongoing and fixed-term vacancies - helping doctors discover jobs with ease.


Stef McLaughlin and Lee Kabigting. Adhere to the highest JAS-ANZ-accredited standards of quality and credentialingManagement of paperwork and travel logistics so that doctors start on time.


Hugo Scales. Prescript's Finance & Payments Manager ensures doctors get paid promptly and smoothly.

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Prescript are medical recruitment specialists.

At Prescript we’re known for helping solve the regional doctor shortage in Australia.

Every day we’re focused on two clear outcomes - Helping hospitals find doctors that create departments and clinics that run better, have more capacity and less stress. And placing Doctors in jobs that leave them feeling highly valued, rewarded and, most importantly, enjoying what they do.

We believe that when we get these two crucial things right, it has a huge impact on the regional doctor shortage and the healthcare of communities across Australia.

There are three ways to contact us:

  1. Call 1300 755 498

  2. Email

  3. Click 'Connect with Prescript'

We’d love to hear from you!

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We’re known for helping solve the regional doctor shortage, leaving doctors loving what they do and regional communities feeling like they have the best doctors in town.
— James Hill - Founder - Prescript Recruitment