REQ126660 Requisition #
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  1. Relevant Teritary Qualification and/or demonstrated experience performing forensic post mortems and any associated duties in a forensic mortuary.
  2. Demonstrated knowledge of fundamental anatomy and physiology, and a basic understanding of medical terminology.
  3. Proven ability to work with the deceased in an environment that could be distressing, ensuring to raise any associated concerns and/or need for support, and adopt self-care stratiges.
  4. Ability to work in a responsible and efficient manner in a team environment, and to effectively communicate with all members of the multidisciplinary team.
  5. Display initiative and attention to detail in all aspects of clinical and clerical work practices.
  6. Commitment to the principles of continuous quality improvement activities, Work Health & Safety, and infection control guidelines.
  7. Willingness to work shift work and participate in an on-call roster, and travel in accordance with the demands of the role holding a current NSW driver's license.
  8. Demonstrated capacity to adopt and model the NSWHP RITE values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Excellence.

This is a Category A position. All Category A applicants must read and understand Policy Directive PD2018_009 Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Diseases. All new recruits must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy. New recruits must provide evidence against specified diseases and comply with the requirements of this policy at their own cost prior to appointment.

An eligibility list will be created for future permanent full time / part time, temporary and casual vacancies.

Applicants may be required to undergo a functional assessment prior to appointment.


This position is a permanent position. To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency. Please note: A person who is not an Australian citizen or a permanent resident is only eligible for temporary employment for a period not longer than the duration of their current visa.

All staff employed by NSW FASS will be required to supply a reference buccal sample so that their DNA profile can be compared to other generated profiles to exclude the possibility of contamination.

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For role related queries or questions contact Robert Cluney on Robert.Cluney@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 15 September 2019 

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