16/06/2022

Staff Specialist (Maternal Fetal Medicine or High risk Obstetrics)

  • Tasmanian Health Service
  • Royal Hobart Hospital, Liverpool Street, Hobart TAS, Australia
Full time Specialist Position

Job Description

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for a Staff Specialist (Obstetrics and Gynaecology) vacancy, with experience in the management of high risk pregnancies and obstetric ultrasound.  

The Royal Hobart Hospital is the tertiary referral hospital for Tasmania, and the principal teaching hospital for the University of Tasmania School of Medicine. The Hospital provides most specialist medical services for the region or state.

The Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department at the Royal Hobart Hospital
provides clinical services to the highest possible standard to women patients and their families.

Applicants are advised that in accordance with Tasmanian Public Health Directions, all employees of the Department of Health must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.

Duties

  1. Provide services to Obstetrics (and Gynaecology) including diagnosis, treatment and care of patients at the Royal Hobart Hospital, both inpatient and outpatient.

  2. Care for high risk pregnancies. Participation in the obstetric endocrine and high risk obstetric antenatal clinics. Both are multidisciplinary clinics providing care for pregnant women with medical comorbidities, multiple pregnancies, fetal abnormalities, preterm birth prevention and the management of fetal growth restriction.

  3. Participation in obstetric ultrasound including fetal growth and Doppler studies, and ultrasound guided procedures, such as amniocentesis and chorionic villous sampling.

  4. There may be a general gynaecological component to the duties of this position, pending the successful candidate’s interest and scope of practice.

  5. Undergraduate curriculum development and teaching.

  6. Participation in post-graduate teaching of resident medical officers and registrars.

  7. Undertake research in areas of Obstetrics (and Gynaecology).

  8. Participate in out of hours’ on-call roster for inpatients and emergency patients referred by GPs, the Emergency Department or other departments, and overseeing the care of antenatal, intrapartum and postpartum women after hours when rostered.

  9. Participate in rostered daily service to oversee and support junior medical staff in Obstetrics (and Gynaecology).

For more information contact

Dr Mindy Fine
Staff Specialist – Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Phone:  (03) 6166 8049
Email:   [email protected]


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