Obstetrics and Gynaecology Simulation Fellow

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Work type: Fixed Term, Permanent
Location: Mater Hospital South Brisbane
Categories: Medical Officers

About the role

Mater Health and Mater Education are pleased to offer a unique training opportunity for a Simulation Education Fellow in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 

Mater recognises that whilst teaching is a key component of the role of a specialist there is no formal education in this area.  

Mater is a leader in the area of team-based and technical skill simulation training and research, and is home to a state-of-the-art simulation centre, affiliated with the world renowned Centre for Medical Simulation in Boston. 

Commencing in February 2021, this unique role will enable one Senior Registrar to obtain formal qualifications in Health Professions Education during their training, whilst working as a junior specialist in a supported transition to consultant. 

Salary range: Commensurate with experience

What you’ll be doing

The simulation and education component of this role will involve teaching students, RMOs, registrars and consultants, utilising a wide variety of educational modalities with a heavy focus on simulation.  During the 12 month role, the successful candidate will be provided with professional development support to obtain post graduate qualifications in health professions education. This includes participation in the Harvard affiliated Centre for Medical Simulation’s Simulation Instructor Course. 

The clinical component of this role provides the opportunity to act as a relieving Consultant and to practice independently, supervising registrars and residents as a Specialist supported by senior colleagues.  There may also be an opportunity to participate in the Mater’s Flying O&G Service, comprising week-long gynaecology-focussed rotations to rural and regional Queensland.  

New Fellows (who have FRANZCOG, or are expected to attain FRANZCOG in early 2021) are encouraged to apply.  

Why join us?

In return for your skills you will have the opportunity to work for an Australian Health leader and work with a team who make a real difference to the lives of our patients.

Mater provides benefits not offered in other workplaces. In addition to being part of a workplace that offers compassionate care in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy, pioneers in the provision of healthcare to Queensland for over 100 years, you will have opportunities to increase your take-home pay with our salary packaging options.

This is an exceptional opportunity offering an attractive remuneration package commensurate with the increased responsibilities of this role. 

Exciting insight into our innovative culture is just a click away!


Closing date for applications is Sunday 31 May 2020

For further information, please contact  Dr Sarah Janssens, Clinical Simulation Director or Dr Emma Paterson, Deputy Director Obstetrics & Gynaecology on 07 3163 1594.                                              

**Please note applications will be reviewed upon receipt, which may be prior to the advertising closing date. Please do not delay in submitting your application (current CV and cover letter outlining your motivation to joining the Mater team); apply now.

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