VIC – Eastern Health – Maroondah & Box Hill Hospitals (Melbourne)

>VIC – Eastern Health – Maroondah & Box Hill Hospitals (Melbourne)

Position: Breast and Endocrine Surgery Fellow


This role would suit either a 1st of 2nd year Fellow.

Eastern Health consists of a network of Monash University Teaching Hospitals. The Breast and Endocrine Surgery Unit is a high volume breast service, treating over 220 new breast cancers a year. The unit consists of 10 breast and endocrine surgeons and 4 breast nurses across 2 campuses. Several of our surgeons are ASUM CCPU accredited and are active in surgeon performed ultrasound training. The unit has high volume operative workload (up to 9 lists a week) and has regular oncoplastic and reconstructive lists. We provide multidisciplinary cancer service across greater Eastern metropolitan Melbourne and surrounding regional areas and actively participate in clinical research through collaboration with Monash University and Eastern Clinical Research Unit. We also participate in the provision of acute general surgical service to the network.

Successful applicant will have the opportunity to receive training in a wide range of breast and endocrine conditions and procedures. The fellow will be actively involved in:

  • Oncoplastic and reconstructive breast surgery
  • Surgeon performed breast and endocrine ultrasound and biopsy
  • Multidisciplinary breast cancer and endocrine meetings
  • Breast and Endocrine outpatient clinics
  • Breastscreen
  • Minimally invasive and laparoscopic endocrine surgery

In addition, the fellow will have opportunities to take part in:

  • Clinical research
  • Teaching and supervision of SET trainees and medical students
  • General surgery including oncall roster

The fellow will be expected to work across two main campuses (Maroondah and Box Hill Hospitals) and will have access to surgical assisting at lists across several private hospitals. The fellow will participate in the general surgical on-call roster.

Summary Hospital information
BREAST ONCOPLASTIC SURGERY - YES
BREAST RECONSTRUCTION SURGERY - YES
GENERAL AND OTHER SURGERY – YES
BREAKDOWN OF HOURS – 􏰉 􏰋􏰌􏰍Outpatient clinics, Operating lists, and On-call requirements - YES, As above
PRIVATE CONSULTING – Supplementary consulting sessions in the Specialist’s private rooms by arrangement - NO
MDT – (Multidisciplinary management of breast cancer patients) - YES
ACADEMIC & RESEARCH – any Academic involvement and / or Research activities available to the trainee or required - YES
FUNDED 1 year FTE role commencing on RACS start date early February 2020 - YES
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 - YES

Location: Maroondah Hospital Davey Drive, Ringwood East, VIC 3135; Box Hill Hospital, Arnold St, Box Hill, VIC 3128.

Hospital Info: Breast & Endocrine surgery unit with 10 surgeons, Breast caseload - 220 new cancers/year, Balanced exposure to Endocrine surgery, General surgery on-call

Hospital Specialties: Oncoplastic breast surgery training (level 1-3), Surgeon performed breast and endocrine ultrasound training, MDT Meeting (weekly), Breastscreen, Clinical trials and research, On-call

Contact Information

Contact: Mr Michael Law

Phone: (03) 9871 3333

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