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Job Listing Details
Reference Number 17085
Position Title Senior Hospital Scientist
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity St Vincent's Health Network
Geographical Location Darlinghurst
Award Classification Hospital Scientists (Medical Technologists) - Senior Hospital ScientistHospital Scientists (Medical Technologists) - Snr Hospital Scientist I/C Lab <200
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

A vacancy exists in the above unit for a highly motivated Senior Scientist/Hospital scientist with appropriate knowledge and skills to join our friendly and supportive team. Our progressive and innovative team offers development opportunities for our staff and a caring environment for the delivery of high quality patient centred care. The successful applicant(s) will be expected to participate in analysis and reporting roles across the activities across the range of the Cancer Cytogenetics service, including karyotyping, FISH (direct and FFPE) and CGH/SNP microarray.

Duties include:
Analysis and reporting of G-banded karyotype analysis and interphase FISH (dierct and paraffin embedded) analysis from a variety of haematology/oncology referrals.
Analysis of CGH/SNP microarray profiles from Affymetrix 750K Cytoscan arrays for haematology/oncology referrals.
Reporting in accordance with NPAAC guidelines using ISCN (2016) and in the context of best practise guidelines for interpretation of cytogenetic and molecular cytogenetic results in malignancy.
Assisting in the training of staff.
Participation in laboratory quality system and management duties as directed by the Manager
Participatation in wet lab activities as required.

This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information and how to apply, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/working-with-children/working-with-children-check
The vacancy is open to Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens who hold a valid New Zealand passport, Australian permanent residents and those non-residents deemed by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship to be eligible to work in Australia only.

About St Vincent's Health Network Sydney:
St Vincent's Health Network Sydney is made up of three public hospitals, St Vincent's Hospital Sydney, Sacred Heart Health Service and St Joseph's Hospital at Auburn. We are part of St Vincent's Health Australia, the largest diversified health care organisation within Australia's not for profit Catholic health care sector. As a Catholic health and aged care service provider, our mission is to bring God's love to those in need through the healing ministry of Jesus, with a commitment to those who are poor and vulnerable.
We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices, and the principles of cultural diversity and promote a smoke free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks are conducted for all successful candidates. Employment with St Vincent's is subject to you having current immunity status that complies with the Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases - Policy Directive Immunisation history complies with NSW Health Policy Directive PD2011_005. Appointment and ongoing employment will be subject to continued compliance with the policy directve.

Application Instructions:
St Vincent's Health Network Sydney is committed to reconciliation and encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for all advertised positions.
When applying for the position, Applicants will be required to upload a recent Resume as well as a separate Cover Letter addressing the Selection Criteria for the position as outlined below. External applicants are to upload their Cover Letter alongside their Resume when reaching the ‘My Experience tab >Resume/CV> Upload. For Internal applicants, this document is to be uploaded further down the page alongside your Resume under Resume/CV> Upload.


For further information and to submit an application please go tohttps://wd3.myworkday.com/svha/d/inst/15$158872/9925$730.htmld 




Applications close at 11:45pm on 21st Dec 2017



Selection Criteria Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to the Philosophy, Mission and Values of Mary Aikenhead Ministries and St Vincent’s Health Australia

FHGSA and/or post-graduate qualification in Genetics (Senior Scientist) or MHGSA or equivalent qualification as assessed by Laboratory Manager (Hospital Scientist) with a minimum 5 years of experience in the field of Cancer Cytogenetics

Demonstrated experience in analysis and reporting of Cancer Cytogenetics (karyotype and FISH)

Demonstrated experience in analysis FFPE tissue FISH

Demonstrated experience in analysis of CGH/SNP microarray

Demonstrated experience with Laboratory Information Management Systems and Quality Management Systems

Knowledge of NATA and NPAAC guidelines as they relate to Cytogenetics
Contact Person Robyn Lukeis
Contact Number 83829154
Contact Email
Alternate Contact Person
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Alternate Contact Email
Closing Date 21/12/2017
Additional Information (URL) http://www.careersatsvmhs.com.au

Supporting Documents
Position Description
Application Guide