Staff Specialist (Clinical Director) - Genetic Pathology - John Hunter and Royal North Shore Hospitals (eCred)

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Selection Criteria

  1. Currently registered or eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and obtained Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia in Genetic Pathology, and/or other specialist recognition as provided under the Staff Specialists (State) Award.

  2. Proven ability to work as a team member with effective communication, interpersonal skills and adaptability to work within a multidisciplinary team environment.

  3. Demonstrated personal qualities including effective communication skills, motivation, initiative, time management and commitment to professional development.

  4. Demonstrated commitment to the principles of clinical quality management, continuous improvement and a contemporary knowledge of National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council (NPAAC) Standards and NATA accreditation processes.

  5. Demonstrated contemporary clinical knowledge and technical expertise in the specialty of Genetic Pathology.

  6. Demonstrated experience in a medical genomics diagnostic service with expertise in new areas such as Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) and bioinformatics.

  7. Demonstrated commitment to basic, applied or clinical research and/or medical education and staff training, with an ability to lead a large team across two sites providing complex molecular and cytogenic tests.

  8. NSW Driver’s Licence (and equivalent) and willingness to travel.


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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.


The position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the office of the Children’s Guardian.  For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of Children’s Guardian website:

An eligibility list may be created for future permanent and temporary vacancies. 


Please Note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent residency.

For role related queries or questions contact A/Prof Huy Tran on or Dr Cliff Meldrum on

Applications Close: 13 December 2019 

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