Position: There is one Post Fellowship Training position available suitable for a 1st year trainee
Breast Fellowship Training Position
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital is a tertiary teaching hospital housing state cancer services. This Breast Centre manages around 1300 new breast cases which include 450+ new breast cancers per year. There are 5 surgeons in the Unit who work closely with the Department of Plastic Surgery. There is an exposure to a high volume breast cancer surgery. Prosthesis based reconstruction with in-cooperation of fat graft and contour remodelling is also performed. Oncoplastic exposure include therapeutic mammoplasty and contralateral symmetrising procedures. ie mastopexy/lift or reduction mammoplasties. The flap based reconstructions are performed in association with the Plastic Surgical Unit.
The Unit provides comprehensive multidisciplinary care with weekly MDM and fortnightly pathology meetings. There are two high risk and symptomatic breast clinic and an excellent radiology service providing MRI, PET, ROLL and carbon tracking in addition to wire localisation. The Breast Centre is also attached to BreastScreen WA with assessment clinics managing over 1500 cases per year. We actively participate in research and clinical trials sin association with our multidisciplinary team and SCGH is the only hospital in Perth providing intra-operative radiotherapy(IORT).
There is a general surgery on-call commitment, once a week and one in four weekends, with the participation of the Fellow being that of a junior consultant. The calls are shared between the Fellow and a Senior Surgical Service Registrar.
There are a total of eight clinics and eight theatre lists in an average week. The Fellow is expected to conduct daily ward rounds with junior staff (including advanced trainees in General Surgery) and be involved with teaching of junior staff. A completed research with the aim of publication in peer-reviewed journals and presenting papers at national/international meetings is highly recommended. The fellow will also have the opportunity to be actively involved in the state-wide based journal club which meets four times a year.
The position is a fully funded public position at Senior Registrar level.
BREAST ONCOPLASTIC SURGERY - YES
BREAST RECONSTRUCTION SURGERY - YES
GENERAL AND OTHER SURGERY – YES
BREAKDOWN OF HOURS – On-call requirements
PRIVATE CONSULTING – NO
MDT – YES (Multidisciplinary management of breast cancer patients)
ACADEMIC & RESEARCH – 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: Hospital Avenue Nedlands WA 6009; Site 2 - Osborne Park Hospital, Osborne Place STIRLING WA 6021
Hospital Info: 5 surgeons (3 with Oncoplastic training), 550 breast cancers/year
Hospital Specialties: Oncoplastic, Breast, Melanoma, On Call, MDT weekly, BreastScreen, Familial cancer clinic, Clinical trials, Oncoplastic Training
Contact: Dr Ananda Kallyani S.M. Ponniah
Phone: 08 6457 4590
Additional Information: http://www.scgh.health.wa.gov.au