11 Oct 2017

Part-Time Staff Specialist – Immunopathology – John Hunter Hospital

NSW Health Pathology – Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Job Description

NSW Health Pathology require a “Staff Specialist – Immunopathology – John Hunter Hospital” in Hunter Valley NSW:

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

This role primarily involves providing guidance for the management of patients with potential immunologic disorders. Most of this activity is via the supervision of pathology testing and reporting, and in a lesser part – direct management of patients.

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.

This is a Category A position. All Category A applicants must read and understand Policy Directive PD2011_005 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 will be created for future temporary and casual vacancies.

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

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Selection Criteria
Demonstrated contemporary clinical knowledge and technical expertise within the specialty of Immunology.

Recognised specialist qualifications of Fellowship of Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia and of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, with scope of practice including Immunopathology and Clinical Immunology.

Demonstrated clinical expertise in management of patients with immunologic disorders.

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 and 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 and continuous improvement and a contemporary knowledge of National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council (NPAAC) Standards and NATA accreditation processes.

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