Consultant Pathologist - VHH

Job posted: 04/07/2022
Applications close: 02/09/2022 (Midnight)
23 days remaining

23 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 54343

Reference: 54343

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Australia’s first Heart Hospital is opening soon! Join us at Australia’s only dedicated, purpose built heart hospital.

Our Journey

The Victorian Heart Hospital will be Australia’s first dedicated heart hospital and is nearing its final stages of construction.  The Victorian Heart Hospital will also play a key role in advancing research and teaching and will be home to the Victorian Heart Institute, a brand new, health and medical research organisation at Monash University.

By joining Monash Health’s Pathology team now you will be part of the team that transitions into the brand-new facility after its completion. You’ll be welcomed into a positive and supportive environment, passionate about delivering care to a diverse and growing local community. The career opportunities are limitless with access to education support within a tertiary hospital.

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 southeastern 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 Pathology at Monash

The Monash Health Pathology Service is an integral part of Monash Health. It is one of the largest providers of Pathology services in the state and currently operates 5 laboratories. The largest of these is located at the Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, with additional facilities being located at the Dandenong, Moorabbin, Casey and Wonthaggi Hospitals.

Within Monash Pathology, Genomics and Molecular Pathology is an evolving concept with a planned integration of our Cytogenetic and Molecular genetic services. A close working partnership with Monash Health Translational Precinct (MHTP) to make this a unique centre of excellence in genetic diagnosis.

About the Role

Monash Health Pathology is seeking an energetic, motivated Pathologist for the Department of Diagnostic Genomics, which incorporates Cytogenetics, Genetics & Molecular Pathology Laboratory, and Thalassaemia & Haemophilia Reference Laboratory. This is a part time ongoing position.

The position contributes potential to be involved in cutting edge technologies, service growth, research and development in specific areas such as genetic testing in familial cardiovascular disorders, whole exome sequencing and analysis of germline variants and other solid tumour / haematology oncology panels.

Further enquiries and expressions of interest should be made to Unit Head of Diagnostic Genomics and, Program Director Pathology, Prof Beena Kumar at beena.kumar@monashhealth.org

What you need:

  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

  • Working with Children's Certificate

  • Appropriate health professional tertiary qualifications

  • The successful candidate will need to be a Fellow (FRCPA ) of the Royal College of Pathology with specialisation in Anatomical Pathology / Chemical Pathology or Haematology

  • Previous experience is desirable

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.

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services at recruitment@monashhealth.org.

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);and

  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

To comply with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. To support your application, and to be compliant with any public health orders in place at the time of, and during, your employment, you will be required to upload evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence is a copy of a Government Official Immunisation History Statement or Digital Certificate showing all vaccination dates. It is a requirement of Monash Health to collect, record and hold vaccination information. Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide acceptable evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

Consultant Pathologist - VHH

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Beena Kumar - 03 9594 3459

Consultant Pathologist - VHH