2023 Breast Imaging Fellow

Job posted: 10/05/2022
Applications close: 04/07/2022 (Midnight)
46 days remaining

46 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 53284

Reference: 53284

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

About Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire lifespan from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 22,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south-eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information, please visit www.monashhealth.org    

About Monash Doctors

There are more than 1,300 Junior Medical staff positions at Monash Health in over 200 medical specialties, to help grow your career. We offer unparalleled opportunities in Victoria's largest & most clinically diverse teaching health service.

About Monash BreastScreen

Monash BreastScreen is one of  the largest BreastScreen Reading and Assessment Services (RAS) in Victoria. It provides screening, mammographic reading and assessment services for over 60,000 women per year in the South Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne and the Mornington Peninsula. The RAS is located at Moorabbin Hospital. There are eight  fixed screening sites plus a mobile screening service that visits several  locations in the catchment. More than 2000 women are  recalled to the assessment clinic each year.

As part of Monash Breast Services, Monash BreastScreen is a key component of an integrated continuum of multidisciplinary care for women from screening and diagnosis through assessment of symptoms, diagnosis and management of breast cancer and benign breast disease.

About the Role

The fellow will gain experience in  2D digital mammography in screening, in addition to extensive exposure to tomosynthesis (3D mammography) and breast ultrasound in assessment clinics . Training in breast interventional procedures such as ultrasound guided needle biopsy and tomosynthesis  guided vacuum assisted biopsies ais an integral feature of the training offered.

Attendance, compilation and presentation at the weekly Multidisciplinary Meeting is required with increased exposure to complicated cases and discussion. Exposure to other breast imaging modalities including MRI is facilitated through the meeting and follow up cases.

Working in a multidisciplinary team environment t he position is designed to ensure that the incumbent will be able to report mammograms, perform and report breast ultrasound, assess lesions detected radiologically, including subtle and very small lesions and perform breast interventional procedures.

About You:

  • Must be able to demonstrate an ability to work effectively and productively with a wide range of health professionals

  • An interest in or understanding of issues relating to women's health, particularly breast cancer and population based cancer screening programs is ideal

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal are essential

  • Research design and/or computer skills are desirable

  • You must have passed the FRANZCR Part II examination and completed four years of accredited training

  • You must have a particular interest in breast imaging

What we offer

  • Salary packaging 

  • Onsite discounted staff parking 

  • Discounted banking (BankVic) 

  • Onsite Gym 

  • Access to professional development courses and seminars 

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

How to Apply

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

• reference checks

• a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months

• a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)

• proof of immunisation

Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.  The current orders require evidence of three doses.
All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 as part of their application.  Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement or your COVID-19 Digital Certificate, which can be accessed via MyGov.

2023 Breast Imaging Fellow

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Dr Xavier Yu - 99288760

2023 Breast Imaging Fellow