Training Positions

WA – Fiona Stanley Hospital

Position:

Breast Surgery Fellow

Level:

Second Year

Location:

11 Robin Warren Drive, Murdoch

Contact:

Dr Saud Hazma

Contact:

Position Description

The Breast Surgery Fellow covers the Breast Unit at Fiona Stanley Hospital (FSH) and Fremantle Hospital (FH) and within South Metropolitan Health Service.

The position functions at the level of junior consultant, with provision of clinical support for inpatient, outpatient, operations and procedures, in the Breast Unit at FHS and supports the regular breast lists at FH if needed. The successful applicant will be responsible for supervision and teaching of training and non-training surgical registrars as well as junior medical staff. Other clinical duties will be as directed by the duty or on-call consultant surgeon. The Fellow will monitor and review their own clinical effectiveness, noting limitations and putting in place strategies to address these.

The Fellow will participate in teaching of medical staff and students as required. The Fellow will liaise with the plastic surgery team for the combined breast reconstruction cases; supervising SET and Service Registrars and Resident Medical Officers under the direction of Breast Surgery Consultants and the rotating Surgeon of the day on the Breast Unit.

The position offers exposure to all aspects of breast and oncoplastic surgery Level 1 and 2 oncoplastic and opportunity to participate in free flap reconstruction, all variations of implant reconstruction, lipomodelling, local perforator flaps, LD reconstruction.

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:

12 all day breast surgery lists plus 4 - 6 combined breast / plastic lists / month

Breast Reconstruction Surgery:

70 - 80 breast reconstruction per year with 60% immediate and over 50% autologous

General and Other Surgery:

1:8 general surgery on-all duties on week days and weekends (8 fellows in the hospital). No endocrine surgery involvement

Breakdown of hours:

Full time position. 40 hrs per week. Breast Fellow clinic on fortnightly basis; 12 all day breast lists and 4 - 6 combined breast / plastic surgery lists per month; 1:8 week days and 1:8 weekends; general surgery on-call duties.

Private Consulting:

Nil

MDT:

A weekly breast MDT and a fortnightly Oncoplastic MDT. The fellow will be responsible for preparing and overseeing the breast and the Oncoplastic multidisciplinary meetings

Academic & Research:

Involvement in a number of radiology and clinical audit and research opportunities, plus a full time MDT officer/data manager

Funded:

1 year FTE role commencing early February 2023

Salary:

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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