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Reference Number 11763
Position Title Fellow Ophthalmic Surgery (Vitreo-Retinal)
Employment Type Fixed Term Part Time
Hospitals Fremantle Hospital and Health Service
Fiona Stanley Hospital
Industry Award WA Health Systems Medical Practitioners AMA Industrial Agreement 2022
Salary $168,679.00 to $177,010.00
Proposed starting date 05/02/2024
Position Summary

South Metropolitan Health Services 2024 Medical Intake:

Fellow Ophthalmic Surgery (Vitreo-Retinal)

MP Year 1-2 $168,679 - $177,010 p.a. Pro Rata

Fixed Term Part Time (0.9 FTE) appointments for 12 months with the possibility of extension(s).

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 30/09/2023 

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 13 part time consultants providing subspecialty services in in medical & surgical cornea, medical & surgical 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 & pterygium surgery, performing retinal laser and intravitreal injections is essential.

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

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

Relocation Expenses:

WA Health have reallocation costs of up to $8000 for further information please visit: or

**Please note, relocation expenses may be eligible to successful candidates offered a 12 months’ Offer of Employment, to the value of $8000 for international candidates and $3000 to successful inter-state candidates.

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; award 

Want to know more? We encourage you to contact Tricia Lyle on 08 9431 2539 or via email -

To Apply:
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:

  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 Answers to these questions are a requirement for assessment against the selection criteria, considered by the panel.

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. 


If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact

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 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.

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:
  • 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 (e.g. South Metropolitan Health Service, North Metropolitan Health Service, East Metropolitan Health Service, WA Country Health Service, or Child and Adolescent Health Service).

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

Eligibility Questions Essential: Are you eligible to work in Australia?
Essential: Are you eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia?
Contact Person Tricia Lyle
Contact Number 08 9431 2539
Contact Email
Closing Date CLOSED: 29/05/2023
JDF Fellow Ophthalmic Surgery (Vitreo-Retinal) - 007656 - Year 1-2 March 2023.pdf
How to Apply Guide Registrar Application Guide_V8.3.pdf
Other attachments
WWC Applicant Advice 2017.pdfOpen
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