NSW – Wollongong Hospital

>NSW – Wollongong Hospital

Position: Breast and General Surgical Fellow


This role is suitable for a first year fellow.

Wollongong is located approximately 1 hour south of Sydney in a picturesque location nestled between pristine surf beaches and the majestic Illawarra escarpment. It enjoys a relaxed lifestyle with access to ever evolving restaurant and cafe scene.

The breast unit comprises two experienced surgeons offering exposure to a broad range of ablative, reconstructive and restorative/aesthetic breast surgery procedures. The fellow will be responsible for the daily running of the unit including covering a 1 in 4 General Surgery on call roster. Assistance is provided by two registrars and 3 junior medical officers. The breast MDT runs fortnightly and the fellow will be an active paticipant. There is scope for regular private assisting and consulting in private rooms and there are plans for a public breast clinic for 2020.

The appointment includes attendance at the local Breastscreen service and the PFT will have access to point of care ultrasound and volumetric analysis.

Summary Hospital information
BREAST ONCOPLASTIC SURGERY - YES, expected caseload 50
BREAST RECONSTRUCTION SURGERY - YES, expected caseload 40
GENERAL AND OTHER SURGERY – YES, expected caseload 100
BREAKDOWN OF HOURS – ? ???4o hours / week 1:4 o/v On-call requirements
PRIVATE CONSULTING – Supplementary consulting sessions in the Specialist’s private rooms by arrangement - YES
MDT – (Multidisciplinary management of breast cancer patients) - YES fortnightly
ACADEMIC & RESEARCH – any Academic involvement and / or Research activities available to the trainee or required - Available
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: Loftus St, Wollongong, NSW 2500

Hospital Info: 200 breast cancers annually, 5 surgeons (1 oncoplastic breast, 1 breast/general/laproscopic,reconstructive and neck/endocrine surgeons, 1 plastic surgeon)

Hospital Specialties: Sugical procedures, research opportunities, fortnightly campus breast, thyroid, head and neck and melanoma MDT meetings.

Contact Information

Contact: Dr Tony Palasovski

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