2022 Fellow Maternal Fetal Medicine - Obstetrics & Gynaecology (unaccredited)

$130,000 - $180,000 yearly
  • Western Health
  • Joan Kirner Women's & Children's Hospital, Furlong Road, St Albans VIC, Australia
Full time Yr 6 (Advanced) FRANZCOG Trainee Positions Subspec Trainee (Accredited)

Job Description

Joan Kirner Women's & Children's – Sunshine

An exciting opportunity exists for an appropriately skilled Senior Registrar/Advanced Trainee (Level 6 equivalent) to join the dynamic multidisciplinary MFM Unit at Joan Kirner Women’s & Children’s at Sunshine Hospital. The JKWC MFM unit provides maternity care for the most complex patients including the full range of fetal and maternal medical disorders.

This 12 month full time position will provide inpatient and outpatient services within the unit. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to combine ultrasound scanning with patient consultation in a range of different high-risk settings including multiple pregnancies, fetal medicine, maternal medicine and postnatal and pre-pregnancy counselling.

The unit is supported by an established Genetics, Fetal cardiology and Neonatology service with a Level 6A nursery supported by full time Neonatologists on site. The JKWC MFM Unit actively participates in a range of national and international multicentred trials and has ample research opportunities to support the training and career ambitions of an MFM fellow.

About the Role

  • Performing and reporting ultrasounds undertaken in the MFM Unit
  • Ensuring that all ultrasounds meet recognised quality standards and comply with the procedures and guidelines of the unit.
  • Counselling women with complex pregnancies including those with maternal medical disorders or fetal complications and developing appropriate evidence based management plans.
  • Assume responsibilities for quality patient care in accordance with the care model of the ward/unit, ensuring that clinical procedures are performed in accordance with Western Health policies and procedures.
  • Accurately reflect the patient's treatment plan, requirements, outcomes or events within prescribed documentation to support ongoing care, communication and to ensure that all legal requirements are met in regards to legibility of content and identity of reporter in accordance with Western Health policies and procedures.
  • Participation in the Early Pregnancy assessment Service (EPAS) ultrasound roster.

About You 

  • Completion of Medical Degree (MBBS) or equivalent primary medical degree
  • Hold current or eligible for medical registration with AHPRA
  • Current advanced Obstetrics & Gynaecology trainee nearing completion of training (minimum Level 5/6 FRANZCOG or equivalent) or completed Obstetrics & Gynaecology training (FRANZCOG or equivalent)

*Please note that although the MFM unit has formal accreditation with RANZCOG as an MFM training unit, this position will not be eligible for approval as an accredited FRANZCOG MFM training position but would be suitable for candidates considering applying for accredited MFM training in future.

About Us

Our workforce of over 9,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

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