Position Details
Reference Number 34663
Position Title 2020 Obstetrics and Gynaecology Fellow - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Employment Type Temporary Full Time
Location Sunshine Hospital
Position Summary

About Us

Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 1 million people. We have 7,000 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth has seen the addition of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's at Sunshine Hospital.

About the Role

An exciting opportunity exists for an appropriately skilled obstetrician or senior registrar (Level 6 equivalent) to join the dynamic multidisciplinary Maternal Fetal Medicine Unit at Sunshine Hospital.

The MFM unit provides maternity care for the most complex patients including the full range of fetal and maternal medical disorders. This full time position will provide inpatient and outpatient services within the unit. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to combine ultrasound scanning with patient consultation in a range of different high risk settings including multiple pregnancies, cervical surveillance, fetal medicine, maternal medicine and postnatal and pre-pregnancy counselling. The unit is supported by an established Genetics and Fetal cardiology service. A Level 6A nursery supported by full time neonatologists will be established by 2020. The Sunshine Maternal Fetal Medicine Unit actively participates in a range of national and international multicentred trials and has ample research opportunities to support the training and career ambitions of an MFM fellow. Although not formally accredited as an MFM training site, prospective approval for CMFM training with RANZCOG may be available to suitable applicants. This unique opportunity will provide the successful applicant(s) with an opportunity to see for themselves why Sunshine Hospital and the Maternal Fetal Medicine Unit are rapidly heading towards being the fourth tertiary maternity service in Victoria.

“It is the vision of the Women’s and Children’s Division of Western Health to become the best training centre for obstetrics and gynaecology in Australia”.


All applicants must ensure that you attach the completed Application Form (attached) with your Cover Letter and CV at the time of submitting your online application.

Please ensure that the Referee Assessment Form (attached) is downloaded and forwarded to three (3) Referees for completion.  The completed forms are to be emailed to the Medical Workforce Unit at Western Health (WH-MWU.Enquiries@wh.org.au) as close as possible to the nominated closing date as this is a very important step in the shortlisting process.


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Onsite fitness clubs
  • Culturally safe and respectful environment
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program


At Western Health, we value our employees and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience. Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a Working With Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies

Selection Criteria
Contact Person A/Prof Joanne Said
Contact Number 0390552400
Contact Email joanne.said@wh.org.au
Alternate Contact Person A/Prof Glyn Teale
Alternate Contact Number 0390552400
Alternate Contact Email glyn.teale@wh.org.au
Closing Date 11/09/2019
Position Description MFM Fellow PD 2020.docx
Application Guide click here to view
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