SCHN - Staff Specialist - Clinical Genetics (eCredential)

REQ191589 Requisition #

Sydney Children's Hospitals Network is the largest paediatric health care entity in Australia. We care for thousands of children each year in our hospitals and in their homes — with one purpose in mind — to help young people live their healthiest lives.

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Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Staff Specialist
Remuneration: 170655 - 210592
Hours Per Week: Permanent 0.2FTE position with up to 0.4FTE temporary for 12 months.
Requisition ID: REQ191589

Applications are via eCredential

A permanent 0.2FTE position is available within the Clinical Genetics department at The Children's Hospital at Westmead. Up to a further 0.4FTE is available for a temporary 12 months contract.

The position of Clinical Geneticist will ensure that:

Clinical Services are focused on delivering excellent clinical care as part of a multi-disciplinary team to children and adults and supporting their families.
Research and teaching is undertaken and focused on the area of Genetic Medicine 

The Department of Clinical Genetics is part of the Western Sydney Genetics Program (WSGP) which provides a comprehensive medical genetics service, including the Genetic Metabolic Disease Service and the Departments of Cytogenetics, Molecular Genetics, Biochemical Genetics and Newborn Screening. This position includes provision of inpatient and outpatient clinical genetics services at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead Hospital and rural outreach genetics clinics, and contribution to graduate and post-graduate medical teaching. 

Please refer to the Statement of Duties for more information about the role.


SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.                                             

As this is a “Category A” position, please refer to the Application Guide for vaccination requirements.

This 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 the Children’s Guardian Website

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, Stepping Up to assist in preparing your application.

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

The preferred applicant may be considered for the award of a conjoint academic title (levels A to D) in the Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney at a level commensurate with his/her qualifications and experience.  The award of the academic title will also confer membership upon the appointee of the University Department of Paediatrics and Child Health.  The academic title will be held for the  duration of The Children's Hospital at Westmead appointment.  No remuneration is attached to the University appointment.  The appointee will be responsible to the University for academic matters and to The Children's Hospital at Westmead for clinical matters.

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  1) Click here for the Position Description and Statement of Duties
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For technical support please contact the customer service team on 1300 679 367 and select option 3.

Applications Close: 30 October 2020

Note: NSW Health does not require or accept the 'fit2work badge' offered as an option in eCredential. Please do not apply or pay for a fit2work badge when applying for this position



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