2023 Anatomical Pathology Registrar

Job posted: 10/05/2022
Applications close: 02/09/2022 (Midnight)
106 days remaining

106 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 53296

Reference: 53296

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

About Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire lifespan from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 22,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south-eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information, please visit www.monashhealth.org 

About Monash Doctors

There are more than 1,500 Junior Medical staff positions at Monash Health in over 200 medical specialties, to help grow your career. We offer unparalleled opportunities in Victoria's largest & most clinically diverse teaching health service.

About Anatomical Pathology

The Department of Anatomical Pathology at Monash Health is based at Monash Medical Centre in Clayton, and serves a large network of hospitals including Monash Medical Centre, Dandenong, Moorabbin and Casey Hospitals. Monash Health is the largest public health care network in Victoria, providing the full range of specialist medical and surgical programs, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics and perinatal / neonatal services. The Department is staffed by 11 EFT anatomical pathologists, 4 EFT registrars, and 18 EFT scientific staff.

The Department processes around 32000 biopsies each year, and this includes small endoscopic and needle core biopsies. The majority of the cases are of high complexity comprising multiple specimens per case. Approximately 9000 cytology accessions per year - both exfoliative cytology, fluid based cytology, and fine needle aspiration cytology are processed and reported. This includes non-gynaecological cytology cases only, as our gynaecological cytology is sent to the Victorian Cytology Service (VCS). Transbronchial needle aspirates (TBNA) and Pancreatic FNAs are performed. Around 140 perinatal autopsies and less than 10 adult autopsies are performed every year.

About the Role

Registrars will report to their respective supervisor and the Unit Head of Anatomical Pathology.

The successful candidate(s) will be trained in Laboratory Management; Laboratory techniques; Handling fresh and frozen specimens; Surgical Cut up; Microscopic examination and reporting; Cytological examination and reporting; Autopsy procedures; Presentation at Multidisciplinary meetings; Quality Assurance program modules; Undergraduate teaching; Tissue Banking.

About You

We are looking for candidates who is meticulous with attention to details, one who can multi task and be a team player and work in a complex environment.

Positions are appointed through the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) and applicants will need to apply to both the RCPA and Monash Pathology.

What you need:

  • A medical qualification (MBBS or equivalent) with current registration the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

  • A current Victorian Working with Children Check Employee (WWCC)

What we offer

  • Salary packaging 

  • Onsite discounted staff parking 

  • Discounted banking (BankVic) 

  • Onsite Gym 

  • Access to professional development courses and seminars 

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

How to Apply

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

• reference checks

• a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months

• a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)

• proof of immunisation

Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.  The current orders require evidence of three doses.
All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 as part of their application.  Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement or your COVID-19 Digital Certificate, which can be accessed via MyGov.

2023 Anatomical Pathology Registrar

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Assoc Prof Beena Kumar - 0395943459

2023 Anatomical Pathology Registrar