Training Positions

VIC – Monash Health (Moorabbin Hospital)


Monash Breast Surgical Fellowship


First or Second Year Fellow


Moorabbin Hospital, 823 - 865 Centre Rd, Bentleigh East;
Dandenong Hospital, 135 David St, Dandenong;
Monash Hospital, 212 Clayton Rd, Clayton


Ms Corinne Ooi


Position Description

The position involves 12 months of specialist breast surgical training and research in breast cancer. Monash Breast Unit comprises of 8 specialist breast surgeons who are all members of BreastsurgANZ and many who are ASUM trained. There is an accredited general surgical registrar and Breast HMO in the unit with support from specialist breast care nurses. Monash Breast Unit participates in the national breast audit.

Monash Health is the largest Victorian Health service and incorporates Moorabbin Hospital (main), Dandenong & Clayton Hospitals (Melbourne). The size of the screening service is over 58.000 screens. Monash Breast Unit treats over 450 new breast surgery cases per year.

The fellowship will include the following:

Outpatient experience

Multidisciplinary Meeting

Operating Sessions

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Audit and Education

The fellow position will be funded by Monash Health. It is a full time position at 86 hours a fortnight. There is potential to participate in an on-call roster for general surgery, and for private assisting.

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 No
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:

2 - 4 cases per month

Breast Reconstruction Surgery:

3 - 5 lists per month

General and Other Surgery:

Nil, potential for participation in general surgery on call roster

Breakdown of hours:

Full time position with weekly diagnostic clinic, fortnightly breast oncology clinic, monthly breast screen sessions, monthly lymphedema clinic, 6 -7 operating lists a week

Private Consulting:



Weekly MDT sessions, monthly plastic reconstructive MDT, weekly breastscreen MDT, weekly metastatic MDT

Academic & Research:

Half day a week dedicated to research activities; involvement in existing research projects expected and potential to develop new research project. Ability to enrol in higher degree through Monash University. Breast research office with research nurses and data manager


1 year FTE role commencing early February 2022


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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