NSW – Gosford Hospital

>NSW – Gosford Hospital

Position: Oncoplastics Breast & Endocrine Surgical Fellow

The role would suit a First year trainee.

The successful applicant will have exposure to a breadth of oncoplastic breast ,endocrine and general surgical experiences. The fellow will have access to 7 full day public lists per month. In 2018 the unit performed a total of 358 benign and malignant breast cases. There were a total of 68 oncoplastic breast reconstructive cases including single stage and 2 stage implant based reconstructions, therapeutic mammoplasty, symmetrisation procedures and lipofilling.

The fellow will also have an opportunity to participate in autologous breast reconstruction with the plastics team. The role also include exposure to general surgery and endocrine surgery with 73 endocrine cases performed in the unit. Fellows are integral to management within the Acute Surgical Unit model of care and will be expected to perform a key role. The fellow will have experience and the opportunity to lead the breast oncology MDT once every fortnight and endocrine MDT once per month.

This is a 1 FTE (0.8 clinical, 0.2 teaching/ research) position and will expect above full time senior registrar salary. The on-call commitments include 2.5 days ASU general surgical oncall per fortnight in the capacity as a junior
consultant. 1 day per week is designated to teaching and research commitments in conjunction with the University of Newcastle.

The fellow will have access to resources with the University of Newcastle to facilitate research and publication requirements

Summary Hospital information
PRIVATE CONSULTING – Supplementary consulting sessions in the Specialist’s private rooms by arrangement
MDT – YES (Multidisciplinary management of breast cancer patients)
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 2021 - 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: Holden Street, Gosford NSW 2250

Hospital Info: 358 breast surgery cases per year including 148 new breast cancer cases; All 3 breast surgeons in the unit perform oncoplastic breast surgery

Contact Information

Contact: Dr Paul (Ping-en) Chen

Additional Information: https://www.cclhd.health.nsw.gov.au/contact/