Fellow Plastic Surgery

at Western Australia - Department of Health (view profile)
Location Perth, Australia
Date Posted November 19, 2018
Category Registrar
Job Type Contract


Position title: Fellow Plastic Surgery

Closing Date: 19 December 2018 4.00pm (AWST)

Site(s) / hospital(s): Fiona Stanley Hospital

Location: Perth, Western Australia

Salary: MP Year 1‐2 $191,488 (£108,230*) ‐ $200,344 (£113,235*) p.a. (inclusive of base salary, 9.5% superannuation, and professional development allowance) *AUD/GBP conversion as at 16/11/2018 – Source: Oanda

Please note this is for the 2019 Fellow Plastic Surgery mid-year intake commencing 5 August 2019.

Work Type: Fixed Term – Full Time

Position Profile: The position is in an exciting department with a vision to be a renowned academic plastic & reconstructive surgery centre. The fellow will develop experience in all aspects of hand surgery, Head & Neck surgery, breast surgery, lower limb surgery & skin cancer surgery & management. Chronic wound care is also an area of the department’s interest & expertise. The department is an integral part of the FSH breast cancer MDT, Head & Neck MDT & its own Skin cancer MDT. The fellow will be expected to teach & conduct research. The supervision of the trainees is a critical role for the fellow as we transition into a full teaching/training outfit from February 2019.

Successful applicants will be based at Fiona Stanley Hospital and may be required to work at Fremantle Hospital and Rockingham General Hospital.

Area Profile: Fiona Stanley Hospital (FSH) is a 783-bed tertiary hospital offering a range of health services including the State Rehabilitation Service, a comprehensive cancer centre, purpose-built mental health unit, maternity, paediatric and neonatal services, and the State Adult Burns Service. FSH also delivers specialised services such as heart and lung transplantations and hyperbaric medicine.

Eligibility to Apply: Successful applicants will have completed SET 5 with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (or equivalent) and be eligible for (or have been awarded) their Fellowship of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons or equivalent.

Applicants must be eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia and eligible to work in Australia.  Further information can be found at www.medicalboard.gov.au/Registration.aspx and www.homeaffairs.gov.au

Application instructions:

Please note: We will only accept applications that are lodged with the express permission of the applicant and containing all necessary information, including personal contact details.  We will not accept unsolicited applications or CVs from recruitment agencies and/or search firms will not be accepted, and fees will not be paid to any such organisation unless arranged with the provider prior to the advertisement of this vacancy.

General information on living and working in Western Australia (for doctors currently based in the UK or Ireland): contact the WA Department of Health’s London office on 020 7395 0575, email doctors@wago.co.uk.

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