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Specialist / Senior Specialist - Maternal Fetal Medicine/DDU

Australian Capital Territory (ACT Health)
Garran, Australian Capital Territory (AU)
$292,007 - $393,971
Closing date
22 Dec 2022

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Maternal Fetal Medicine/DDU Subspecialist 

A growing service with exciting opportunities 

  • One of the world’s most liveable cities
  • Within 2 hours of some of the best skiing and pristine beaches in Australia 
  • An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated

The CHS Fetal Medicine Unit is seeking a Maternal Fetal Medicine Subspecialist or DDU trained Specialist.

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Canberra Hospital provides tertiary level obstetrics and gynaecological services to the ACT and surrounding regions. The Centenary Hospital for Women and Children has more than 3700 births per year and is a level 6 referral centre for high risk pregnancies for the region. It is the only tertiary care perinatal unit between Sydney and Melbourne and has a busy Fetal Medicine Unit.  The department is accredited by RANZCOG for the FRANZCOG Training Program and subspecialty training in Maternal Fetal Medicine.  The Centenary Hospital’s Centre for Newborn Care has over 650 admissions per year. The Fetal Medicine unit comprises a multidisciplinary team who work closely to provide high quality care for high risk pregnancies. This includes close collaboration with the Neonatology team and allied health including Genetics.

The successful applicant must have RANZCOG Fellowship and MFM Subspecialist qualifications or equivalent overseas qualifications and eligibility for specialist recognition via the specialist pathway. They must possess excellent communication skills with the ability to interact sensitively in a high-risk obstetric environment and have a demonstrated commitment to teaching.  

Note: This position will be embedded in the Fetal Medicine Unit, with pro-rata on call duties and contribution to inpatient management when required.


Medical Practitioners employed at CHS enjoy excellent conditions. Our Enterprise Agreement is available at

Staff Specialist/Senior Staff Specialist remuneration and benefits include:

  • Salary packages ranging between $292,007 - $393,971 inclusive of salary, applicable allowances and 11.5% super
  • Attraction and Retention Incentive of $30,000 per year pro rata
  • Up to $55,000 in reimbursement of relocation expenses for permanent and long-term appointments
  • Medical Education Expenses allowance reimbursement up to $19,782 per annum
  • Generous leave provisions, including up to 4 weeks training/education leave and up to 5 weeks annual leave per annum

Living and working in Canberra

Ranked as the world’s most liveable city, Canberra offers the ultimate work/life balance with access to world-class facilities, stunning natural surrounds, and great career opportunities. Canberra is the capital city of Australia and is situated inland between the cities of Sydney and Melbourne. It is a picturesque city, conveniently nestled alongside Australia’s highest alpine mountains and the South Eastern coastal region of New South Wales. This means that is the perfect city to base yourself so that you may be skiing some of the best alps in Australia within 2 hours or enjoying the pristine beaches of the South Coast within 90 minutes.

A move to Canberra means you have more time to do things you and your family enjoy. 

To find out more about living in our wonderful city please visit

How to apply or want to know more?

All applications must be submitted through the e-recruitment system and must include a copy of a current CV, and a response to the selection criteria in the duty statement under “what you require”.

Please click the Apply button.

If you would like to know more on this role or other positions within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, please A/Prof Boon Lim (Clinical Director, Division of Women, Youth and Children) on or James Lee (Director, Talent Acquisition) on

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