Medical Service Scheme

Medical Service Career Path

There are 2 pathways that will allow you to pursue career goals according to your interest and competencies.

1. Non-specialist Track
2. Specialist Track

Those who have embarked on a Non-Specialist Track may still enter a Residency Programme at the House Officer / Medical Officer stage.

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Please refer to the Residency website for information on specialty training.

House Officer

House Officer training is a period of clinical apprenticeship that aims to equip the new medical graduate with the basic skills of clinical practice. The training will typically last for a year and House Officers are required to perform 3 or more clinical postings. The Medical Registration Act requires all House Officers to complete 4 Months of Internal Medicine and 4 Months of General Surgery or Orthopaedic Surgery.

Fresh medical graduates who wish to apply for a House Officer position must satisfy either of the following conditions:

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Medical Officer

Medical Officers (MOs) are qualified doctor who are immediately responsible for the total management of patients in the wards. They are required to mentor House Officers and help with the clerking of cases and performing of procedures.

MOs undergo 6-month rotations through a Medical Officer Posting Exercise (MOPEX) where MOs may choose postings which suit their developmental needs and career interest.

Changeover dates for postings are in January and July each year.

To be eligible for the Medical Officer position, applicants must satisfy the following conditions:

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Associate Consultant / Consultant

Associate Consultant and Consultants are Specialists who have completed Residency/Fellowship OR Basic & Advanced Specialist Training. They are responsible for patient care and leadership to all levels of staff, including teaching and training.

To be eligible for Associate Consultant / Consultant position, applicants must satisfy the following conditions:

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Ready to Apply?

Interested applicants can apply by sending their applications to:

Clinical Manpower Division
MOH Holdings Pte Ltd
1 Maritime Square #11-25
HarbourFront Centre
Singapore 099253

Fax : (65) 6720 0980
Email :

Kindly enclose the following with your application:

Click here to download Employment Form.

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