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Your Medical Career

In Sydney Local Health District every medical career is unique.

Medical Staff
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There are specialty training programs at each of our leading teaching hospitals.

  • Anaesthetics
  • Basic Physician and medical sub-speciality Advanced Training
  • Dermatology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • General SRMO
  • Intensive Care
  • Medical Administration
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Paediatrics
  • Pathology
  • Psychiatry
  • Public Health
  • Radiology and Radiation Oncology
  • Surgical Skills and Surgical Education and Training (SET)

How to Apply

2024 JMO Recruitment

Applications for recruitment open on Tuesday 18 July and close on Tuesday 8 August 2023.

Visit the NSW Junior Medical Officer Recruitment page to apply for Sydney Local Health District jobs.

Second round advertising will commence from Tuesday 3 October 2023 and will close on Friday 19 January 2024.

 A Culture of Learning and Growth

Sydney Local Health District’s well-structured training programs are designed to equip Doctors-in-Training with evidence-based knowledge and on-the-job practical skills to launch them into the next phase of their medical careers. The support and expertise of specialty Directors of Training, professional mentoring, education on and off the clinical floor and thorough exam preparation combine to offer JMOs a complete and personalised training experience.

Supportive Workplaces and Networks

Doctors-in-Training are supported to establish a lifelong network of peers within our active medical community. In each clinical setting, Specialists closely supervise our Junior Medical Officers in and after hours. Behind the scenes, medical workforce teams work with Junior Medical Officers on the issues that matter, like advocating for and ensuring paid overtime, best-practice rostering, and the ability to attend formal and informal teaching.

Sydney Local Health District is also the proud home of MDOK, an active program focused on staff health, wellbeing and support. The program is led by our Chief Medical Wellness Officer.

Commitment to Innovation

Our commitment to driving innovation in healthcare makes Sydney Local Health District an employer of choice for future-minded health practitioners. A sustained investment in research and emerging technologies and our longstanding partnership with the University of Sydney has enabled world-leading medical advancement.

Sydney Robotics Masterclass
SydneyConnect Image: Sydney Robotics Masterclass, RPA Hospital
  • Surgical Robotics Program
  • Care of 60,000 patients via rpavirtual, Australia’s first virtual hospital
  • The Sydney Biomedical Accelerator (SBA), a biomedical research complex in collaboration with the University of Sydney
  • A commitment to discovery – almost 450 grants awarded to research departments each year, streamlined research governance and ethics processes

By choosing to work with us, Doctors-in-Training have a unique opportunity to participate in research and quality improvement initiatives that will shape the future of medicine.