Please note the closing date for this vacancy has been extended.
Vacancy Reference No. 923251
This is a Recruitment Pool for Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time or Sessional appointment(s) for up to 5 years.
WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.
Position Profile: The Discipline of Anatomical Pathology PathWest is seeking to appoint suitable qualified and enthusiastic as well as experienced Consultant Pathologists preferably but not necessarily limited to expertise or subspecialty interest in gastrointestinal, endocrine, lymphoma, cytopathology, head neck pathology, uro-and medical renal pathology. The Anatomical Pathology Discipline PathWest provides a state-wide public histo-and cytopathology service and the laboratories are co-located in the Fiona Stanley Hospital, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and Royal Perth Hospital. PathWest Anatomical Pathology laboratory processes more than 100,000 surgical and 50,000 cytology cases annually and provides a full range of diagnostic services in histopathology, cytopathology, electron microscopy, molecular pathology and autopsy services to the wider WA community. In addition, large numbers of consultation cases are referred each year by pathologists from within WA and interstate.
The Discipline of Anatomical Pathology PathWest is one of the very few highly subspecialised departments in the country, therefore, expertise in subspecialties in Anatomical Pathology such as renal pathology, breast pathology, cytopathology, head and neck pathology, endocrine pathology, dermatopathology, gastrointestinal pathology, soft tissue and bone pathology, genitourinary pathology, neuropathology, paediatric pathology, lymphoma pathology, pulmonary pathology, cardiovascular and molecular pathology led by senior pathologists provide the most accurate diagnostic service. This enhances communications with subspecialised clinical services, optimises registrar training and promotes research and development in areas of subspecialties.
Appointees will be highly motivated, will have demonstrated ability to work harmoniously as part of a large team of Anatomical Pathologists and will provide a responsive, best practice, client focussed service. Appointees will share the Department's strong commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, to continuing education, and to applied clinical research in pathology. There is a strong focus on registrar training.
WA Health supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service. WA Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.
Other Conditions: WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.
Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments may be made when similar vacancies occur. Appointments may be made from this pool until 30/09/2022.
Employee Benefits: In addition to the great salary our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):
- 10% employer contributed superannuation into a fund of your choice. For further information click here.
- Access to generous salary packaging arrangements
- Professional Development Opportunities and Study leave/assistance
- Flexible working arrangements
- Flexible leave arrangements
- Other professional and location based allowances
Selection Criteria: Please see the attached Job Description Form (available online at www.jobs.health.wa.gov.au).
Evidence of FRCPA must be provided prior to the commencement of the role and appointment will not be confirmed until this evidence is provided.
For Further Job Related Information:
Please contact Dr Benhur Amanuel, Service Director, Anatomical Pathology, PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA, Benhur.firstname.lastname@example.org, (08) 6457 2603 or Dr Ming Chai, Head of Department, Anatomical Pathology FSH, PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA, Siaw.Chai@health.wa.gov.au (08) 6458 2712.
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Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online (www.jobs.health.wa.gov.au). Please note: Applicants must have a current, valid email address in order to apply online. This email address will be used for communication with applicants.
It is preferable for your referee to be a current supervisor or manager.
Applicants are advised to write a statement addressing the selection criteria and provide a detailed curriculum vitae which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements. These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.
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