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Job Listing Details
Reference Number 17518
Position Title Staff Specialist - Forensic Pathology - Department of Forensic Medicine Sydney or Newcastle
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity NSW Health Pathology
Geographical Location Glebe, Newcastle
Award Classification Staff Specialists (State) Award - Staff Specialist
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

To provide high quality diagnostic, consultative, procedural and on-call specialty services in Forensic Pathology, and to participate in teaching, research, quality improvement and administrative activities commensurate with the Staff Specialist (State) Award.

The Staff Specialist will ensure a high standard of professional performance and, where required, the encouragement of an academic environment which supports research and development.


Staff Specialist - Forensic Pathology

NSW Health Pathology - Department of Forensic Medicine

Glebe OR Newcastle (Negotiable)

Permanent Full Time (1.0 FTE)

This is a Category A position. All Category A applicants must read and understanding Policy Directive PD2011_005 Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specified Infectious 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.

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Selection Criteria Currently registered or eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulatory Agency (AHPRA) and Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia in Forensic Pathology and/or other specialist recognition as provided under the Staff Specialist (State) Award.

Demonstrated contemporary clinical knowledge and technical expertise within the specialty of Forensic Pathology.

Demonstrated effective analytical and problem solving skills.

Demonstrated capacity to adopt and model the NSWHP RITE values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Excellence.

Demonstrated commitment to basic, applied or clinical research and/or medical education and staff training.

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

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

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.
Contact Person Dr Isabel Brouwer
Contact Number 8584 7800
Contact Email Isabel.Brouwer@health.nsw.gov.au
Alternate Contact Person Rebecca Gigli
Alternate Contact Number 4922 3700
Alternate Contact Email Rebecca.Ferbrache@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 30/04/2018
Additional Information (URL) https://myclinicalprofile.com.au/OpenPositionLogin.aspx?UniqueId=b04c7a67-fdc5-40df-8816-5a25d21a1d62

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