Hand and Microsurgery Fellow



The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) Melbourne is one of the world's great children's hospitals. We are the major specialist paediatric hospital in Victoria and our care extends to children from Tasmania, southern NSW and other states around Australia and overseas. With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 4500, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people.

Applications are open for August 2021/2022 Fellowships. The Fellow is a 12-month clinical position oriented primarily towards hand and micro-vascular surgery, although a full range of paediatric plastic surgery is covered. The Melbourne Paediatric Hand Centre at the Royal Children’s Hospital has three dedicated paediatric hand surgeons.

The fellowship experience encompasses all facets of paediatric hand surgery including complex congenital reconstruction, trauma, cerebral palsy, obstetric brachial plexus palsy and paediatric microsurgery. Excellent teaching opportunities are also provided by assisting consultants in their private hand practices. Other activities for those with appropriate qualifications include locum work both at the Royal Children’s Hospital and at other Melbourne hospitals.

The successful applicant would also be encouraged to complete a research project during their tenure for submission to a peer review journal. The successful applicant must undergo a police and working with children check. In addition, all International Medical Graduate applicants will need to refer to the AHPRA website to ensure they have passed the necessary English language test https://www.


aspx Please note, we require your CV, cover letter, and two letters of recommendation with your application. Please click the apply button below and attached the requested documentation. Please direct any queries to plastic.

surgeryrch.org.au .

Applications close Friday 26 June 2020.

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17 May 2020


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