Consultant - Anatomical Pathologist (Undefined)

Job posted: 02/04/2024
Applications close: 16/04/2024 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North East Region | Whittlesea

Job type: Ongoing - Full Time

Organisation: Northern Health

Salary: $255,700 - $351,600

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: 43604

Reference: 43604

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: $255,700 - $351,600

Work location: North East Region | Whittlesea

The Role

An opportunity exists for an Anatomical Pathologist to join the team at Northern Health. The Anatomical Pathology Unit in a new purpose-built dynamic Laboratory to provide an evolving service to the Northern hospital, its campuses and surrounds. The anatomical pathology unit is located at the Epping campus, consisting of Histopathology, Cytopathology Immunohistochemistry, Immunofluorescence and Mortuary.  A broad range of diagnostic histology and non-gynaecological cytology specimens will be processed in the unit.


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Appointee must be a legally qualified practitioner, registered with the AHPRA Medical Board of Australia
  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (or equivalent) in Anatomical Pathology.
  • Demonstrable relevant knowledge and experience in diagnostic Anatomical Pathology.
  • Experience in Anatomical Pathology in a major teaching hospital.
  • An established record in research in the discipline of Anatomical Pathology.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with medical, clinical, laboratory and administrative staff.
  • Have sound written communication skills sufficient to produce reports, Specialist/ technical/medical papers, education material, letters to clients, physicians, patients or patient family about routine, non-routine or sensitive issues.
  • Skill in dealing with physically ill, emotional and/or distressed patients, family and staff.
  • Able to be assertive and stand firm on issues when appropriate.
  • Able to work with a team of varying skill levels and knowledge base.


Next Steps . . .

If this opportunity sounds like the next step in your career, then we would love to hear from you. Please click on the 'Apply' button and follow the prompts. 

For further details, please refer to Position Description or alternatively contact: Dr Alexandra Du Guesclin, Director of Anatomical Pathology via Alex.duguesclin@nh.org.au or 03 9485 9403


Applications close 26 April 2024


Credentialing and Scope of Clinical Practice:

All applicants must participate in the Credentialing and Scope of Practice process at Northern Health by completing the Credentialing and Scope of Clinical Practice application via the electronic credentialing system, CGov prior to interview.

Click here to complete your credentialing application: CGov credentialing application link 

Please note existing Northern Health Senior Medical Staff are not required to commence a new credentialing application.


Consultant - Anatomical Pathologist (Undefined)

Job type:

Ongoing - Full Time

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Alex.duguesclin@nh.org.au - Director of Anatomical Pathology Dr Alexandra Du Guesclin - 03 9485 9403

Consultant - Anatomical Pathologist (Undefined)