Staff Specialist – Clinical Geneticist, Adult Genetics

Royal Adelaide Hospital
Medical, Health Sciences
Salary: $298,949 – $553,175
Full Time
South Australia

Website Royal Adelaide Hospital

  • Central Adelaide Local Health Network, Royal Adelaide Hospital
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $298,949 – $553,175 – Perm F/T – MD2

 As a Staff Specialist – Clinical Geneticist, you will provide expertise relating to clinical genetic services for patients of the Adult Genetics Unit at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, other metropolitan and rural hospitals as part of the Statewide Clinical Genetics Service. You will also play a vital role in contributing to education, training and research within the Unit and encourage and support team work amongst staff for optimal clinical service outcomes. You will represent the Adult Genetics Unit at relevant clinical meetings and supervise clinical genetics and genetic counselling trainees and medical students in the Adult Genetics Unit. The new Royal Adelaide Hospital is the largest hospital in South Australia, providing world class health care and facilities.

Holding a Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) or equivalent, you will have appropriate Specialist Qualifications and be registrable with the Medical Board of Australia as a Medical Practitioner with Specialist registration. You will also need to have certification as a Clinical Geneticist by the HGSA, or satisfactory completion of the training requirements of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians’ Specialist Advisory Committee in Clinical Genetics, or equivalent qualification. With experience in adult genetics, you will possess strong communication skills and the ability to work with individuals and families for positive health outcomes.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role. Part-time applicants and those about to complete their training will be considered.

More information is available by contacting Dr Nicola Poplawski ([email protected]) or Professor Eric Haan ([email protected]) Tel +61 (08) 70742687

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  Job Ref: 660277