Burns & Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Fellow
Applications have now closed.
We invite applicants for the position of 2019/20 Burns & Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Fellow.
Commencement in July 2019 to June 2020.
Applications are open to Paediatric, Plastic or General Surgeons who have recently completed their training or who expect to complete training in 2019, and who seek to pursue further subspecialty training in Burns and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery.
The successful applicant will be employed in the Burns and Plastic, Hand & Faciomaxillary Surgery Units.
Learning objectives for the position are to:
- develop clinical skills in medical and surgical management of the burn injured patient in the acute phase
- gain expertise in decision making and technical skill in secondary surgical reconstruction of the burn injured patient
- gain experience and expertise in the broad range of adult reconstructive plastic surgery.
The fellow will:
- conduct theatre lists
- undertake care of inpatients (both elective and non-elective)
- assess referrals from the Emergency Department and other hospital departments (both in and after hours).
The fellow is also expected to complete a research project during the fellowship. The research project can be clinical, basic science or translational research.
Overseas applicants should have a medical degree that is registrable with the AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency), and have completed or be near completion of surgery training in their country of origin.