The purpose of this role is a training position in Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM). It is expected that the trainee would take part in all aspects of the MFM service at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, under the supervision of a specialist in MFM. In addition, active participation in quality assurance, continuing education, clinical teaching and research activities for the Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Maternity Services at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital is mandatory.
This role reports directly to the Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology Director, Women’s and Newborn services.
This role has a professional reporting line to Chief Medical Officer and Director Medical Services, RBWH.
This role will work directly with the Maternal Fetal Medicine Lead as well as other Obstetrics and Gynaecology consultants within the unit.
This role will work directly with other team members from administration, nursing, and medical streams.
This successful applicant will carry out the following key accountabilities in accordance with the Metro North Health’s values:
Equitable coverage of the obstetrics after-hours roster (not night duty) in concordance with the clinical capability framework of the department and with the Medical Officers Certified Agreement.
The position incumbent will demonstrate sustained meritorious achievement in the areas of clinical excellence, major teaching initiatives and responsibilities and a significant level of contribution of fostering and promoting high standards in the provision of public health services.
The primary accountabilities are to patients, to provide medical services in accordance with the standards of the discipline and the ethics of the profession.
Ability to work as a team member, including demonstrated effective communication skills, and facilitation of effective team functioning.
Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and specialist registration with the Medical Board of Australia.
Certified copies of the required information must be provided with your application.
Acceptance onto the MFM training program is mandatory for an MFM trainee. Trainees working towards acceptance on training program may be considered.
Previous work experience in and knowledge of the functioning of a tertiary Maternal Fetal Medicine Unit in a metropolitan teaching hospital.
It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against the following vaccine preventable diseases during their employment (Health Employment Directive No. 01/16):
Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR)
Varicella (chicken pox)
Pertussis (whooping cough)
It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against COVID-19 (Health Employment Directive No. 12/21 and Queensland Health Human Resources Policy B70.
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