Associate Genetic Counsellor

Job posted: 15/07/2021
Applications close: 25/07/2021 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Royal Women's Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 23428

Reference: 23428

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Associate/ Genetic Counsellor - The Women's Clinical Genetics Service

Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital

Ongoing Position 15.2 Hours per week

The Royal Women’s Hospital is Australia’s first and largest specialist hospital dedicated to improving the health and well being of newborns and women of all ages. To join the Women’s is to be instrumental in forging progress towards health equity for women from ground-breaking research through to the bedside delivery of multi-disciplinary clinical care.

Creating exceptional experiences is at the heart of everything we do for our patients, their families, and our people across our specialised services within maternity, neonatal and women’s health.

Information about your Department

Your contribution 

This is a job share role to provide Genetic counselling to patients of the Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital.

The role includes; direct clinical service provision, responding to referrals as required, coordination of appointments for visiting clinical geneticists and providing education and support to colleagues regarding the provision of Clinical Genetics and Genomics.

Your duties will include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Direct provision of quality clinical care to patients of the Genetic counselling Service

  • Effective documentation and communication of clinical care with other members of the health care team

  • Timely assessment and action of new referrals received

  • Provision of education regarding Genetics and Genomics to other health care providers within the organisation as required.

About you

To be successful within this role you will need to have:

  • Board eligibility in Genetic Counselling with the HGSA

  • Previous genetic counselling experience, preferably in perinatal genetics

Our offering

When you join the Women’s you unite with talented people who share your purpose and unwavering determination to advance health outcomes for all women. You will find a workplace that is collaborative, progressive and passionate about learning and working together in multi-disciplinary teams to ensure you find the exceptional in your everyday.

Our staff benefits program includes salary packaging, on-site car parking and childcare (subject to availability), alongside a range of discounted financial, lifestyle and well being benefits provided by our staff benefit partners. To learn more, please visit: www.thewomens.org.au/careers/why-work-at-the-womens/staff-benefits/

We are proudly Breastfeeding Association accredited. The Women’s is committed to gender equity principles and our people have an awareness of and sensitive approach to violence against women/family violence matters. 

The Women’s is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. We welcome applications from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including those from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders, people with lived experience of disability and people who identify as LGBTI.

It is a policy of the Women's to provide reasonable adjustments for persons with a disability. If you need assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the application or interview process, please contact the hiring manager listed under 'Contact Person'

Ready to make the move?

For more information about the position, please see the Position Description attached and apply online by selecting “apply now” below.

All appointments to the Women’s are subject to a satisfactory clearance of Working with Children Check and Police Check.

If you would like to receive this information/publication in an accessible format (such as large print or audio) please call our HR Enquiries line on: 03 8345 2080, or email HR.Enquiries@thewomens.org.au

Associate Genetic Counsellor

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Susan Fawcett - (03) 8345 2180

Associate Genetic Counsellor