Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Sydney

Description

Institution in the Public sector.


- Provide strategic direction, leadership and supervision for the molecular and cytogenetics laboratories of the combined service at Royal North Shore Hospital and John Hunter Hospital and ensure alignment with the NSW Health Pathology Genomics Cancer Service Specialty.
- Provide support and supervision in training and education for other NSW Health Pathology North category B labs including the Taree/Manning, New England and Mid North Coast areas in accordance with NPAAC requirements.
- To oversee high quality diagnostic specialty services in genomics, ensuring a focus on staff performance, training, management and quality improvement to enhance the service.
- The Clinical Director will ensure a high standard of professional performance and encourage the development of an environment which supports research and development.


- Currently registered or eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and obtained Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia in Genetic Pathology, and/or other specialist recognition as provided under the Staff Specialists (State) Award.


- Proven ability to work as a team member with effective communication, interpersonal skills and adaptability to work within a multidisciplinary team environment.


- Demonstrated personal qualities including effective communication skills, motivation, initiative, time management and commitment to professional development.


- Demonstrated commitment to the principles of clinical quality management, continuous improvement and a contemporary knowledge of National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council (NPAAC) Standards and NATA accreditation processes.


- Demonstrated contemporary clinical knowledge and technical expertise in the specialty of Genetic Pathology.


- Demonstrated experience in a medical genomics diagnostic service with expertise in new areas such as Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) and bioinformatics.


- Demonstrated commitment to basic, applied or clinical research and/or medical education and staff training, with an ability to lead a large team across two sites providing complex molecular and cytogenic tests.


- NSW Driver's Licence (and equivalent) and willingness to travel.

  • education