International Medical Graduates (IMGs)

Eastern Health welcomes interest and applications from International Medical Graduates seeking to gain valuable experience in the Australian medical system, by undertaking positions in our health service for a period of 12-24 months.  Rotations may include Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Orthopaedics, Plastics, Aged Care, Rehabilitation, along with traditional streams in General Medicine, General Surgery, Emergency Medicine and in our Mental Health and Wellbeing Program including community and inpatient settings.  All HMOs will participate in the weekday and weekend rotations along with a share in night/relieving roster.

Eastern Health has two main intakes of junior medical staff each year – February and August - and we invite your application during those recruitment periods for positions or to any subsequent ad hoc vacancy.  You can view vacancies via the Apply Now link below or you are also welcome to send an enquiry email Expression of Interest to

Interviews for international doctors are conducted online to accommodate a timeline to allow immigration and registration processes.  More information about medical registration can be found at the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Authority website, with details of the relevant pathways, via: Medical Board of Australia - International medical graduates (IMGs)

Applications are welcome from doctors eligible for registration under the Competent Pathway (having completed relevant Foundation year/s), Monash Malaysian graduates as well as doctors eligible for the Standard Pathway who have successfully completed both AMC MCQ and Clinical exams.

Our HMO positions are suitable for doctors working at Level 2 Supervision under AHPRA guidelines.

Junior medical staff at Eastern Health are supported in a stimulating workplace with opportunity for education and ongoing supervision. Our excellent Postgraduate Medical Education Unit is headed by a Director and supported by four site based Supervisors of Junior Doctor Training, two Medical Education Officers and an Administrative assistant. The Unit provides both an intern and HMO education program, and includes a junior doctor podcast, grand rounds and unit specific education. Individual hospital units additionally run supportive education sessions.

This link will take you through to medical positions currently being advertised:  Apply now

If there isn’t a suitable position currently advertising, you are welcome to register an account and opt to receive notifications when a suitable position commences advertising.