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2021 Plastics and Reconstruction Fellow

Job posted: 28/04/2020
Applications close: 26/06/2020 (Midnight)
26 days remaining

26 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 52672

Reference: 52672

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

The Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Unit at the Royal Melbourne Hospital is offering a one year clinical Advanced Reconstructive Microsurgery Fellowship. The position is open to qualified overseas Plastic Surgeons eligible for temporary medical registration in Victoria. The Unit specialises in microsurgical reconstruction for breast, head & neck cancer and lower limb trauma. The Unit also manages a large number of general plastic surgery cases, including elective and post-traumatic hand and wrist surgery, facial trauma, brachial plexus injuries, melanoma and provides a broad reconstructive service to all specialties. There are more than 2,000 surgical procedures performed a year including 200+ free flaps. The Fellow is required to participate in 2-3 major head & neck lists and 1-2 breast reconstruction lists per week. The case load will also include emergency surgery and elective general plastic surgery lists. The Fellow will attend outpatient clinics and contribute to the management of inpatients.



Appointments are for 12 months from September 2021 through to August 2022.



Applications open: 28th April 2020
Applications close 26th June 2020
Interviews: week beginning 6th July (via Skype)
Job offer: TBC



A full position description can be obtained by contacting the unit secretary on: PlasticsAdmin@mh.org.au



Key Accountabilities



  • Patient care is the primary accountability. Report to faculty members.

  • The Fellow is responsible for the day to day running of the Plastic Surgery Unit with local accredited registrars, in consultation with faculty members.

  • Ensuring all theatre lists/ clinics have appropriate cover, across all sites where Royal Melbourne Hospital provides plastic & reconstructive surgery services, including the Royal Women’s Hospital.

  • Ensuring equity in terms of daily workload and in particular clinical caseload between registrars, fellow and unaccredited registrar in order to maintain levels of training.

  • Attend and manage 2-3 outpatient clinics per week. This includes hand & wound clinics, consultant clinic, complex wound clinic, multidisciplinary head & neck clinic.

  • Participation in on-call roster on occasion to fill-in or cover for registrars on conference or annual leave.

  • Ensuring surgical audits are up to date and comprehensive.

  • Supervision and teaching of registrars, residents and medical students.

  • Research is encouraged, ideally submit abstract for presentation at annual Australasian or international plastic surgery meeting.

  • Keep logbook of cases


Key Selection Criteria



  • Registration with the Medical Board of Victoria (AHPRA).

  • Completed specialist training in accredited Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery program including exit exams.

  • Appropriate health professional tertiary qualification/s.

  • Strong leadership and organisational skills.

  • Demonstrated clinical practice at a high standard.

  • Strategic thinking and planning abilities.

  • Well-developed communication, negotiation and presentation skills.

  • Fluency in written and verbal English is essential.

  • Prior experience in microsurgery.

  • Experience in clinical research desirable.


All new appointments to Melbourne Health must complete a National Police Check and Victorian Working with Children's Check at their own cost and meet the immunisation requirements of their role prior to commencement.

2021 Plastics and Reconstruction Fellow

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Contact:

Kim Fernandez - 0393427410
Suman Bimali

2021 Plastics and Reconstruction Fellow