Position: Breast and General Surgery Fellow
This position would suit a first year trainee.
The Breast Fellowship offers the fellow the opportunity to work in one of New Zealand’s busiest breast and general surgical services. The successful applicant will be exposed to a broad range of breast disease, benign and malignant. The unit sees 350 breast cancers per annum.
Multidisciplinary meetings for breast are twice a week, symptomatic and screening. Opportunity exists to work in the screening programme. The unit is served by 5 breast surgeons with 16 general surgeons in total. The service has links with Middlemore Hospital's Plastic Surgical Unit. Breast reconstruction is performed at North Shore Hospital, and there is ample exposure to all types of breast reconstruction (expander implant and flap). Level 2 oncoplastic procedures are performed regularly.
This fellowship is linked with an exposure to Endocrine (Thyroid/ Parathyroid/ Adrenal), melanoma,head and neck surgery, and general surgery, so is suitable to those that want to continue with general surgery.
All on-call commitment for general surgery is expected. The fellow will staff the acute theatre and take surgical admissions every fourth Friday (there are 3 other fellows in other subspecialties) with the backup of a senior colleague.
There is a service commitment to LA skin cancer. The fellow is expected to conduct ward rounds with junior staff (including advanced trainees in general surgery), and be involved with teaching of junior staff. There is ample opportunity to conduct research.
Summary Hospital information (Position 1)
BREAST ONCOPLASTIC SURGERY - YES
BREAST RECONSTRUCTION SURGERY - YES
GENERAL AND OTHER SURGERY – YES
BREAKDOWN OF HOURS – 16 hours approx Outpatient clinics, 16 hours Operating lists, and On-call requirements - On call for general surgery 1:4 Fridays. On call as a consultant with senior consultant rostered 2nd call as back up.
PRIVATE CONSULTING – NO
MDT – YES
ACADEMIC & RESEARCH – YES
FUNDED - YES, 1 year FTE role commencing on RACS start date early January 2021
SALARY - will be Full time salary equivalent to Senior Registrar salary (or greater) and minimum salary package and requirements and conditions as required by law in the Hospital jurisdiction will apply.
Location: 124 Shakespeare Road Takapuna Auckland 0620
Hospital Info: • 5 surgeons • 350 breast cancers/year • Endocrine • Melanoma Head and Neck
Hospital Specialties: On Call,MDT weekly, BreastScreen, Ultrasound Training Opportunity, Oncoplastic Training Level 1, Plastics-Recon Service
Contact: Dr Susan Gerred
Phone: Ph +64 9 486 8900 reception
Additional Information: https://www.waitematadhb.govt.nz