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Fellow - Paediatric Surgery

Perth, Western Australia

WA Health is Western Australia's public health system. With over 2.5 million square kilometres to cover it is the largest area in the world covered by a single health authority. Working at WA Health sees you as part of a 43,000-strong team that is committed to providing world-class public health care and ensuring healthier, longer and better lives for all Western Australians.

WA Health has an anticipated vacancy for a Fellow – Paediatric Surgery at the new Perth Children’s Hospital. The successful applicant to the fellow position is expected to act in a senior registrar role and share clinical duties with trainees and junior registrars in Paediatric Surgery. The Fellow will be expected to participate in all team activities, including operating in theatre, outpatient clinics, emergency case review and management, clinical research, junior staff teaching, medical student teaching and nursing staff teaching, audit, morbidity and mortality, and attend all clinical and radiological meetings and teaching and education sessions within the hospital and department.

Area Profile:
Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH) will replace Princess Margaret Hospital for Children (PMH) when it opens in 2017. Should the project be delayed, you may be required to work at PMH until PCH opens.

PCH is currently under construction and is located on the Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre site in Nedlands, Perth.

The 298-bed hospital will provide tertiary-level and key secondary level health services, in inpatient, outpatient and ambulatory care settings, to children and adolescents up to 16 years of age.

Employee benefits
Our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):

* professional development opportunities and study leave/assistance
* flexible working arrangements
* flexible leave arrangements
* other professional and location based allowances.

Registration requirements
Applicants must be eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia (AHPRA). Refer to the AHPRA website:

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