Obstetrics at Fiona Stanley Hospital


Fiona Stanley Hospital is a developing level 5 maternity service which receives approximately 3,500 deliveries per year. This includes a wide range of moderate-high risk obstetric cases. It is the only tertiary obstetric centre with on-site intensive care and interventional radiological services in Western Australia.

Obstetric anaesthesia fellows will have the opportunity to work with a core group of subspecialised obstetric anaesthetists during their 6 month placement. Obstetric exposure will include elective/emergency obstetric and gynaecological lists, birth suite and high risk obstetric anaesthesia clinic.

Obstetric anaesthesia fellows will be expected to partake in the after-hours on-site obstetric anaesthesia roster.

Fellows will be expected to conduct original research and/or audit projects as well as participating in ongoing projects.

Fellows will also be expected to be involved in teaching and supervising anaesthesia trainees and anaesthetic technicians during their placement.

Obstetric Anaesthesia leads: Dr David Hoppe, Dr Surbhi Malhorta

Obstetric Anaesthesia Fellowship supervisor: Dr Yayoi Ohashi

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Selection criteria are:

1.     Eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia

2.     Completion of final fellowship exam (FANZCA or overseas equivalent from comparable training programme)

3.     Demonstrated high level skills in all aspects of the CanMEDS physician competency framework

4.     Prior teaching, research and audit experience are desirable

To apply, please forward via email to FSFH.AnaesthesiaJobs@health.wa.gov.au

  • your current CV
  • contact details of 3 referees
  • letter of introduction including the reason for applying.