Genetic Pathologist

Job posted: 02/06/2021
Applications close: 30/06/2022 (Midnight)
42 days remaining

42 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 47756

Reference: 47756

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

About Us:

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 an integrated 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, and detail-oriented Genetic Pathologist for the Department of Diagnostic Genomics, which incorporates Cytogenetics, Genetics & Molecular Pathology Laboratory, and Thalassaemia & Haemophilia Reference Laboratory. This is a Full Time Position, fixed term contract for 3 years with a potential for ongoing appointment depending on available funding.

The position contributes in providing appropriate clinical supervision as per NPAAC guidelines, and effective functioning of the Cytogenetics Division within the Department of Diagnostic Genomics with a potential to be involved in cutting edge technologies, service growth and research and development. The position will work in collaboration with the molecular pathologists in Genetics and Molecular Pathology and molecular haematologists in Thalassaemia.

An adjunct academic appointment to Monash University will potentially be available depending on the experience and seniority of the successful candidate.

What You Need to Know:

The successful candidate will be a FRCPA with recognition in Genetic Pathology.

Superannuation payments by Monash Health will only be made up to the maximum Superannuation Guarantee Contribution Limit.

The successful candidate may also be offered an academic appointment in the relevant school in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Monash University should their qualifications and experience warrants such appointment.

*FOR JOINT ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS: Advert text proof and PD must be reviewed and approved by Monash University prior to the position being approved for recruitment and advertising

About You

You Are Also (optional however if included follow this format)

  • committed to a leadership & mentoring role

  • dedicated to safe best practice & quality care

  • committed to delivering patient centred care & a patient advocacy

  • enthusiastic, compassionate & able to work collaboratively

  • excited to be accountable for and manage specific portfolios in our relentless pursuit of excellence

What You Need:

  • Relevant Qualification (aligned to position description)

  • Demonstrated experience (aligned to position description noting no reference to years of experience)

  • Current AHPRA registration

  • Include any other mandatory/required skills or licenses

  • Australian working rights

What We Offer:

  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills & knowledge base

  • avenues to further develop your leadership & project management skills

  • mentorship & career guidance

  • support to attend relevant forums & conferences

  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to onsite subsidised staff car parking and gym, uniform and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

How to Apply

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.

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 by email – 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.

In accordance 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. 

All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 as part of their application. The only evidence which is acceptable is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement, which can be accessed via myGov. Please note that a copy of your Digital Certificate is not acceptable evidence.

Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide acceptable evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

Enquires: Prof Beena Kumar on 0401247699 or Beena.Kumar@monashhealth.org

Genetic Pathologist

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided


Prof. Beena Kumar - 95943459

Genetic Pathologist