Employment Type: Permanent Part Time (0.8 FTE)
Position Classification: Staff Specialist
Specialty: Anatomical Pathology
Facility: Westmead Hospital
Hours Per Week: 32
Requisition ID: REQ207784

What you’ll be doing

The preferred applicant must have experience in and/or have a willingness to further develop skills in subspecialty interest relating to Anatomical Pathology, including Soft Tissue Pathology and Head and Neck Pathology.
To provide high quality diagnostic, consultative, procedural and on-call specialty services in Anatomical Pathology, and to participate in teaching, research, quality improvement and administrative activities commensurate with the Staff Specialists (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.

Selection Criteria

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 Anatomical Pathology, and/or other specialist recognition as provided under the Staff Specialists (State) Award.
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.
Demonstrated contemporary clinical knowledge and technical expertise within the specialty of Anatomical Pathology.
Demonstrated contemporary clinical knowledge, technical expertise and/or interest in Soft Tissue Pathology and/or Head and Neck Pathology.

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This is a Category A position. All Category A applicants must read and understand Policy DirectivePD2018_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 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.

NSW Health does not require or accept the ‘Fit2Work badge’ offered as an option in eCredential.

For role related queries or questions contact A/Prof Elizabeth Salisbury on Elizabeth.Salisbury@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 5 March 2021

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