Nursing and Midwifery

King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEMH) is the State's largest tertiary maternity, neonatal and gynaecological hospital. It also provides one of Western Australia’s specialised mental health services for mothers. KEMH is part of the Women and Newborn Health Service, delivering excellence in healthcare to improve, promote and protect the health and wellbeing of women, infants and their families.   

KEMH offers nurses and midwives a high quality, innovative and patient centred working and learning environment. This enables us to deliver evidence-based contemporary nursing and midwifery practice that provides patients and their families with safe, respectful and compassionate care.

Our nurses and midwives have a comprehensive range of career and employment opportunities, including clinical care, management, education and research. 

Professional nursing and midwifery registration requirements 

Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) is a requirement for employment at KEMH as a nurse or midwife.

To establish whether you will be eligible for registration as a Registered Nurse or Midwife in Australia you should contact the NMBA (external site) directly.

Overseas applicants must obtain NMBA registration prior to a visa being approved by the Department of Immigration.

More information

WA Health nursing and midwifery careers (external site)
Nursing and Midwifery Board Australia (external site)
Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (external site)
Department of Immigration (external site)
WA Health International Recruitment (external site)