Training Positions

Royal Melbourne & Royal Women’s Hospitals (Melbourne)


Post Fellowship Trainee in Breast Surgery


First Year


Parkville, Melbourne, 3052


Professor Bruce Mann

Position Description

This is a First-year Breast Fellowship position, offering breast surgeons the opportunity to work at the Royal Melbourne and Royal Women's Hospitals in Melbourne. The unit sees ~400 breast cancers per annum and is served by 6 breast surgeons as well as our reconstructive service (2 plastic surgeons and a reconstructive surgical Fellow).

There is an on call commitment for the Royal Women's Hospital and the possibility of on-call work for general surgery and trauma. Daily ward rounds with junior staff (breast surgery intern) at the Women's Hospital, and assistance to the Advanced surgical trainee with ward management at the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

The Fellow will manage the waiting/booking list for cases at the Women's Hospital, and help the junior staff and data manager with MDM preparation. There is ample opportunity to conduct research with the aims of publications in peer-reviewed journals and presenting papers at national/ international meetings.

Hospital culture is one of respect and professionalism Yes
A published and accessible complaint management process Yes
Computer facilities / IT Support Yes
Private Study Areas Yes
General hospital educational activities Yes
Regular supervision, assessment, and feedback Yes
Safe hours practised Yes
Access to external education activities for Fellow Yes
Credentialed and specialist surgical staff committed to assist surgical training of BreastSurgANZ Fellow Yes

Summary Hospital Information

Breast Oncoplastic Surgery:


Breast Reconstruction Surgery:


General and Other Surgery:

Possibility of some endocrine surgery clinic and operating. Possible participation in emergency surgery at RMH in consultant with EGS team. General surgery service to the Women's Hospital

Breakdown of hours:

3 breast Outpatient clinics per week. Fortnightly Familial Cancer Clinic. 3 x half day operating lists per week; 1 x half day private assisting/week; 1 in 4 on call for emergencies at Royal Women's Hospital

Private Consulting:



Weekly adjuvant and weekly pre-op MDM

Academic & Research:

Many opportunities to contribute to research projects and clinical trials


1 year FTE role commencing on start date early February 2022


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

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