Western Australia Country Health Service


The Region

Western Australia is the state occupying the western third of  Australia, bounded by the Indian and Southern Oceans. This is the second largest subdivision of a country in the world and is inhabited by a population of just 2.6 million inhabitants, most of whom live in Perth, the capital and the southern part of the state. Its major industries are mining, agriculture and tourism.

The Employer

The Western Australia Country Health Service (WACS) is the largest health service in the world, managing a strong network of 70 public hospitals, health services and nursing posts across cities, towns and rural and remote areas. Its goal is the provision of quality, accessible health care services to people from large regional centres to small rural communities.  It provides a full range of services to adults and children including Emergency Medicine, primary care, secondary and tertiary care, paediatrics, obstetrics and psychiatry.

The Opportunities

WAHS has opportunities for house officers, registrars (training and service posts), specialists and physician managers and executives across the state. Most training roles are accredited for postgraduate training by the appropriate Royal College.

The Essentials

You will need to have proof of English fluency and eligibility for general or specialist license to practice in Australia. Postgraduate trainees should be registered with the appropriate Royal College for their speciality. 

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