Simulation at Sir Charles Giardner Hospital

Eligibility: ANZCA trainees in their provisional fellowship year, and senior trainees from the United Kingdom, Ireland and Canada.

Depending on the applicant’s year of training, the base annual salary starts at $194,000 AUD with overtime pay in excess of this.

Fellows are required to work one half day a week and some evening and weekend shifts in clinical anaesthesia. The week also includes an office session to allow time to complete audits and research projects. Our six month fellowships are usually attached to a six month general fellowship to extend the employment to a 12 month period.

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This position involves an active role in delivering simulation sessions for medical students, anaesthesia trainees and consultants, as well as scope for inter-disciplinary training sessions with emergency, intensive care and surgery. The fellowship includes an Advanced Simulation Instructors Course and access to a dedicated simulation suite within the operating theatres. There are many passionate simulation instructors within the department with extensive experience in all types of simulation and education courses. We run both in-situ simulation on hospital wards as well as within our dedicated simulation suite. There are opportunities to participate in teaching courses run at other locations throughout Perth. This role is part-time clinical anaesthesia and part-time medical education. It is open to senior registrars in Anaesthesia post fellowship examination, and who are eligible to be registered with the Medical Board of Australia. Previous simulation experience in not essential, but a demonstrated experience in teaching is required.

The role is a 6 month post, but is combined with a 6 month General Fellowship in Anaesthesia to extend the contract to 12 months in Perth.

Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital is one of the main metropolitan tertiary hospitals in Perth, Western Australia.  The Hospital is 3km from the city, opposite the bushland of Kings Park and 9 km from Cottesloe beach.  The anaesthesia department covers about 18000 procedures per year in all adult surgical specialties except obstetrics and gynaecology.  There are 15 theatres in the main theatre suit, which includes an 1-2 elective orthopaedic, 1 emergency orthopaedic.  There is also 4-6 additional out of theatre anaesthetic areas. The department has 62 consultants (43 FTE), about 20-22 registrars in their first four years of training, and up to ten fellows, who are usually in their last year of training

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To apply, please send email to the fellowship supervisor, Dr Tania Rogerson  tania.rogerson@uwa.edu.au

Your current CV
Contact details three referees
Cover letter

Further information: www.scghanaesthesia.com.au