The Director will be responsible for the coordination of a multidisciplinary team involved in the management of pre-invasive and invasive gynaecological cancer. He/she will directly oversee other specialists and junior staff within the gynaecology oncology department.
The specialist will provide a diagnostic and management service to all women with gynaecological cancer.
A conjoint appointment with the University of NSW will be available to the Director of Gynaecological Oncology.
The Royal Hospital for Women has been one of Australia’s foremost specialist hospitals for women and babies, since its early beginnings as New South Wales first ‘lying-in’ hospital for women in 1820. As a principal teaching hospital of the University of NSW in the fields of obstetrics, gynaecology, gynaecology oncology and neonatology the Royal has a history of innovation in women’s health care services, teaching and research.
The main areas of specialisation include breast care, gynaecology, gynaecological oncology, maternity, maternal fetal medicine, menopause, newborn intensive care and reproductive medicine.
Each year the Hospital delivers up to 4,000 babies; cares for more than 600 premature babies; performs more than 3000 surgical procedures and has over 2000 visits through our Early Pregnancy Assessment Service (EPAS).
The Gynaecological Cancer Centre at the Royal Hospital for women is one of 6 major tertiary referrals units for gynaecological cancer in NSW. The Centre sees approximately 300 new cases of invasive gynaecological cancer per year. The multidisciplinary team, includes gynaecological medical and radiation oncologist, medical specialists, palliative care physicians, genetic counsellors, nurses and paramedical personal. The inpatients are nursed in a 25 bed ward, which includes patients with breast cancer and benign gynaecological problems.
About 40% of the patients come from rural NSW, and the remainder from the metropolitan area. It is a multicultural group of patients. Outreach clinics are conducted in Canberra and Wollongong.
This is a Category A position. All Category A applicants must read and understand NSW Health Policy PD2020_017.
Successful applicants to the role must provide vaccination history and pathology as part of the application documentation, and be certified as compliant before employment can commence.
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Applications Close: 10 January 2021