Fellow - Maternal Fetal Medicine

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

About the role

The Mater Mothers’ Hospital has an exciting opportunity for a Fellow in Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) to join our team in 2022.  We are offering a 12 month full time contract, commencing Monday 31st January 2022 and concluding on Sunday 30 January 2023 for an RANZCOG accredited MFM fellow.

Our world-class maternity facility is the largest provider of Obstetric Services in Australia, with more than 10,000 births annually in a co-located public and private setting.  As the major tertiary referral centre for the State of Queensland, the Mater Centre for Maternal Fetal Medicine provides more than 20,000 episodes of care per year and is at the forefront of fetal therapy and MFM tele-ultrasound work in Australia and New Zealand.  Staffed by six Consultants, two Fellows/Registrars, Sonographers, Midwives, and an administrative team, the unit also works closely with a multi-disciplinary team of perinatal specialists to offer a full range of prenatal screening, diagnostics and fetal therapy options and has developed major international and national collaborative links.   MFM staff work closely with Obstetric Medicine and Endocrine Specialists and other medical staff such as Adult Cardiologists and Haematologists for the care of complex maternal medical problems. Paediatric Cardiologists, Paediatric Surgeons and other specialty staff provide prenatal and postnatal services in collaboration with the Queensland Children’s Hospital, co-located on our South Brisbane campus.


What you’ll be doing

The role of Clinical MFM Fellow will see you contribute to a high quality, multidisciplinary team-based clinical service appropriate to the level of training and experience in Maternal Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics.  You will work collaboratively with health professionals both within the service and outside the organisation to achieve the highest levels of care to our patients, whilst undertaking RANZCOG accredited MFM training and research within the Mater Centre for Maternal Fetal Medicine.  Honorary University of Queensland academic status is available upon application and there are multiple research and education opportunities.

About you

To be considered for this role you must have or be:

  • an accredited 1st or 2nd year CMFM RANZCOG trainee
  • current registration with/or eligible for registration with AHPRA as a medical practitioner
  • previous obstetric ultrasound training and experience
  • willing to undertake research and tertiary obstetric ultrasound training
  • knowledge of Maternal Fetal Medicine and related subjects, and of technical equipment used in current obstetric practice
  • clinical skills and abilities consistent with the level of training and experience in Maternal Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics
  • able to communicate effectively with patients and their families, multidisciplinary staff and be able to work effectively in a team environment
  • able to maintain patient confidentiality and abide by local hospital and external privacy rules and legislation
  • caring, kind and empathic to patients and staff alike


Mandatory qualifications

  • MBBS or equivalent level medical qualification that is recognised by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA)
  • Current registration with / or eligible for registration with AHPRA as a medical practitioner
  • Applicants must provide documentary evidence of compliance before they can be appointed, inclusive of certified copies of qualifications held, current registration certificates and evidence of relevant immunisations


Why join us?

You will have the opportunity to be an employee of an Australian leader in the field of Health, Education and Research and work with a team who make a real difference to the lives of women, babies and their families.

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.


Applications close Wednesday, 16 June 2021.


For further information specific to the role, please contact Ms Mel Drysdale, Senior Administration Officer to Dr Glenn Gardener, Director, Mater Centre for Maternal Fetal Medicine on 07 3163 8844.

In submitting your application, please include a CV and cover letter outlining your interest in this position and the skills and experience you would bring to the role.  If you are having difficulties submitting your application please contact our Recruitment Team at recruitment@mater.org



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