Laparoscopic Gynaecology Fellow

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

About the role

Mater Health Services, in conjunction with AGES (Australasian Gynaecological Endoscopy and Surgery Society), are offering a unique training opportunity for a Fellow in Laparoscopic Gynaecological surgery.

Recognising the limited opportunities for Senior Registrars to develop necessary laparoscopic skills we are offering a position commencing in February 2021 for one exceptionally talented new Fellow to join our service. The position will be offered on a part-time basis (0.55 FTE), on a 12 month fixed term contract.

This position is fully accredited by AGES as a Fellow in Laparoscopic Gynaecological Surgery.   

Salary range: Commensurate with experience 

What you’ll be doing

This role provides a new Fellow the opportunities to further develop their laparoscopic skills in both a public and private setting, to be actively involved in Australia’s premier gynaecological surgical simulation curriculum, to practice independently as a Specialist supported by senior colleagues, and to also be able to maintain obstetric skills with rostered Birth Suite sessions in the largest women’s health service in the country. 

The position would ideally suit a final year trainee or new Fellow with skills and interest in a career in minimal access surgery.  The role would provide an excellent foundation to a public, private or mixed public-private career path.  

This position offers excellent experience in minimal access surgery, working with AGES accredited training supervisors in advanced endoscopic surgery.  The successful applicant will be expected to participate in the teaching of Registrars, residents and students, and contribute to the promotion of the Mater as a Centre of Excellence through ongoing professional development, simulation teaching and training, mentoring of colleagues, quality audit and research. 

The Fellow will work closely with sub-specialist laparoscopic surgeons with interests in endometriosis, leiomyoma, fertility and persistent pelvic pain. Participation in the multidisciplinary Mater Persistent Pelvic Pain clinic enables candidates to work alongside pain specialists and gynaecologists with particular expertise in surgical and medical management of this condition.  

About you

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

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

Why join us?

In return for your skills you will have the opportunity to work for an Australian leader in the field of Women’s Health 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.

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 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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