Townsville University Hospital offers a 3rd-4th year ITP position or advanced trainee position from ASAP until February 2024. This post are suitable for ITP trainees or advanced trainees wishing to complete a RANZCOG Generalist Obstetrics and Gynaecology Advanced Training Module (ATM), a RANZCOG Essential O&G Skills Advanced Training Module (for advanced trainees wishing to undertake subspecialty training) or a Colposcopy ATM.
The Townsville hospital is a tertiary referral hospital with around 2600 births per year, serving a large geographical area from the Torres Strait down to Mackay, and west to Mount Isa. We have a busy Maternal Fetal Medicine training unit and a 2 year AGES advanced laparoscopy fellowship. There is a Urogynaecology service and a monthly Gynaecological Oncology service with visiting specialists from Brisbane.
Trainees at our facility will enjoy exposure to a wide range of pathologies and opportunities including MFM and high-risk obstetrics, early pregnancy clinics and surgical termination service, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women’s health issues, ultrasound training, urogynaecology clinics, urodynamics, perineal clinics, colposcopy training, outpatient hysteroscopy and LLETZ service, laparoscopic and obstetric simulation training and research opportunities. We offer a varied trainee education program and quality improvement activities including clinical audits, clinical incident reviews and perinatal, maternal and gynaecology M&M meetings.
This role would suit applicants with an interest in general O&G or planning to pursue subspecialty training, while wishing to enjoy the lifestyle of a coastal tropical location. Townsville is a vibrant and bustling city, and a major gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, the Wet Tropics and the Queensland outback. With more than 320 days of sunshine each year, World Heritage-listed national parks and Magnetic Island at its doorstep, it has something to offer for all, from the most adventurous souls to young families looking for a great place to raise their children.
For more information on these positions or how to apply, email your expression of interest accompanied with a curriculum vitae to the email address below, ASAP or by COB Friday 3 June 2023.