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Princess Alexandra Hospital intern recruitment

The Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) offers 95 intern positions each year.

The PAH is the tertiary referral centre for Metro South Health. Located 4km from the CBD, we are nationally recognised for its expertise in most specialties and is home to many state-wide services.

Our world-class facilities include:

  • leading centre for health care teaching and research
  • highly qualified nursing and allied health staff
  • online access for all clinical needs and email access for all junior medical staff
  • extensive academic library
  • easy access to South-East Freeway and extensive public transport
  • well-equipped gym on-site with discounted rates
  • active Junior Doctor Society
  • exclusive doctors' common room with lockers
  • undercover parking
  • large shopping complex directly opposite
  • child care centre and parenting facilities
  • chapel and prayer room
  • Translational Research Institute on site
  • Starbucks Coffee.


  • Acute Surgical Unit
  • Anaesthetics
  • Brain Injuries
  • Breast and Endocrine
  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Emergency Medicine (on and off campus)
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Medicine (on and off campus)
  • General Surgery (on and off campus)
  • Geriatrics
  • Gynaecology (off campus)
  • HPB
  • Neurosurgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology (off campus)
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics (on and off campus)
  • Paediatrics (off campus)
  • Palliative Care
  • Pathology
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Psychiatry
  • Renal
  • Respiratory
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Upper Gastrointestinal
  • Urology (on and off campus)
  • Vascular Surgery

Education and training

Our Medical Education Officers provide career guidance and support, and our Director and Deputy Directors of Clinical Training are accessible and approachable. We support our junior doctors with:

  • weekly lunchtime training session with topics based on interns' educational needs (your time is protected, i.e. pager free)
  • MoLIE (More Learning for Interns in Emergency)—one four-hour session per week for all PAH and QEII emergency interns
  • one four-hour Recognition and Management of the Deteriorating Patient for Surgical Interns workshop (for PAH interns completing their core surgical term onsite)
  • excellent supervision and teaching in a broad range of disciplines
  • large number of interns with good peer support
  • mentor program which provides support and guidance from senior and junior colleagues
  • opportunities to network in specialty areas.
Last updated 21 October 2016
Last reviewed 21 October 2016

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