Fellow Ophthalmic Surgery (Vitreo-Retinal)
Salary: MP Year 1-2 $193,482 - $202,378 p.a. Pro Rata (inclusive of base salary, 10% superannuation and professional development allowance)
Location: Fremantle
Unit/Division: Fiona Stanley Fremantle Hospital Health Group
Work Type:  Fixed Term - Part Time
Position No: Pool Ref 00007656
Closing Date: 2022-07-01 4:00 PM (YYYY-MM-DD)
Attachments: - fellow ophthalmic surgery (vitreo-retinal) 007656 year 1-2 may 2022.pdf
- guide_registrar application guide_v8.3.pdf
- wwc applicant advice 2017.pdf

Fixed Term Part Time appointments will be available for 12-14 months.

Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments may be made when similar vacancies occur. Appointments may be made from this pool until 30/11/2022.

Position Profile:
This is a 12-month fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery with the Department of ophthalmology based at Fremantle Hospital.

This busy department provides a comprehensive ophthalmic service to south metropolitan Perth and rural Western Australia. It consists of 11 part time consultants providing subspecialty services in in cornea, glaucoma, oculoplastic surgery, uveitis, medical and surgical retina.

The position is suited to a senior trainee registrar who has completed or in the process of completing his or her primary specialty training in ophthalmology. Prior vitreoretinal surgical experience is not essential, but competency in cataract surgery, performing retinal laser and intravitreal injections essential.

The weekly timetable consists of 3 theatre session (2 supervised vitreoretinal theatre, 1 unsupervised theatre), 1 injection clinic, 1 laser clinic, 2 vitreoretinal clinics and 2 medical retinal clinics. The successful candidate will also be expected to be involved in afterhours management of vitreoretinal disorders.

Area Profiles:
Fremantle Hospital (FHHS) is a 300-bed specialist hospital focused on providing high-quality aged care, mental health, secondary rehabilitation, planned surgeries and medical services.

Fiona Stanley Hospital (FSH) 
is a 783-bed tertiary hospital offering a range of health services including the State Rehabilitation Service, a comprehensive cancer centre, purpose-built mental health unit, maternity, paediatric and neonatal services, and the State Adult Burns Service. FSH also delivers specialised services such as heart and lung transplantations and hyperbaric medicine.

Employee Benefits: Our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):

Conditions of Service: The terms and conditions of service are in accordance with the WA Health System – Medical Practitioners – AMA Industrial Agreement; https://ww2.health.wa.gov.au/AMA award 

Selection Criteria:  Please see the attached Job Description Form.  

For Further Job Related Information: We encourage you to contact Tricia Lyle on 08 9431 2539 or via email - tricia.lyle@health.wa.gov.au

Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online via MedJobsWA (Please note: Applicants must have a current, valid email address in order to apply online. This email address will be used for communication with applicants). Emailed applications will not be accepted. 

Applicants must provide the following documents as part of their application in order to be considered for appointment to the recruitment pool:

  1. A detailed curriculum vitae (of no more than 4 A4 pages) including the names and contact details of 2 x referees. Your CV must provide a summary of your experience in the context of the advertised vacancy.
  2. Applicants are advised to write a statement addressing the selection Criteria.

Applicant documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process.
Multiple applications will not be considered in their entirety.  Where multiple applications are uploaded, the last document to be uploaded will be the only document accepted and considered by the panel. 

Applicants are advised that selection interviews may not be required. 


If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact MedJobsWA@health.wa.gov.au

Eligibility to Apply: All WA health system employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including the booster vaccination when they are eligible) in order to access health care facilities, pursuant to the Health Worker (Restrictions on Access) Directions (HWD) (or its replacement), COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination and Vaccination Program Policy, and the Booster Vaccination (Restriction on Access) Directions (no 2) (or its replacement) (BVD), unless the employee is exempt pursuant to the HWD and/or BVD.

Other Conditions: 

  • This position is subject to a Western Australian Working With Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at:
  • WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.
  • WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.
  • WA Health is committed to growing the Aboriginal workforce as a part of WA Health’s Aboriginal Workforce Policy.  As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position.  Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.
  • South Metropolitan Health Service will only accept applications that are lodged with the express permission of the applicant and containing all necessary information, including personal contact details. We will not accept unsolicited applications or CVs from recruitment agencies and/or search firms and we will not pay fees to any such organisation unless arranged with the provider prior to advertising a vacancy.
  • Suitable candidates to this recruitment process may also be accessed/offered employment by other employers within the WA Health system (ie. South Metropolitan Health Service, North Metropolitan Health Service, East Metropolitan Health Service, WA Country Health Service, Child and Adolescent Health Service). 

Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted. 

Late and/or emailed applications will not be accepted.