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RWH Clinical Genetics Service
• Part time 15.2 hours p/w, ongoing, Grade 2 Year 3 - Grade 3 Year 4
• Parkville location
• $95,295 - $118,055 salary range (pro-rata for part time) + salary packaging + super + 5 weeks annual leave

The Royal Women’s Hospital is one of Australia’s oldest and most distinguished tertiary hospitals dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of women and newborns, offering specialised services within maternity, neonatal and women’s health. Our goal is to be the best place to work, learn and contribute, and to provide exceptional experiences for our patients and consumers.

About The Clinical Genetics Service

The Clinical Genetics Service provides genetic counselling, genetic and genomic testing to individuals with, or at risk of, genetic conditions who are referred to The Women’s and the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s (Joan Kirner) Hospitals. This includes individuals in the northwest and western parts of Victoria.

About the role

The position... provides genetic counselling to patients of the Clinical Genetics Service primarily at the Parkville site, with flexibility to provide cover to the Joan Kirner site as needed. The role contributes to the overall performance of the Clinical Genetics Service’s team and the quality and safety of care to those referred to the service.

A regular day will see you:
• Provide high-quality genetic counselling services to patients referred to the Clinical Genetics Service (face-to-face or telehealth) including assessment, planning, facilitation of testing, monitoring and follow up.
• Prompt assessment and triage of newly referred patients within expected key performance indicators set for the team/role.
• Ensure that adequate, accurate and timely information and records are maintained in the Women’s electronic medical record (EMR).
• Provide high-quality clinical supervision to under- and post-graduate students on placement with the Clinical Genetics Service in line with our current model

About you

You will be an experienced Genetic Counsellor with at least 5 years experience in a clinical genetics service. Previous experience in the reproductive genetics area is preferred but not essential.

You’ll bring with you:
• Current registration with the HGSA
• Excellent written and verbal communication skill
• Broad knowledge and understanding of genetic counselling, including medical, genetic and psychosocial aspects
• Confidence and ability to work as a sole practitioner or as part of a multidisciplinary team
• Previous experience in a supervisor role with trainees

Our benefits

At the Women’s you will enjoy a culture that is collaborative, supportive and passionate about learning. We have a strong sense of purpose, and engage in meaningful work every day. We offer our people a range of rewarding benefits, including:
• $11,660 in salary packaging benefits, for living expenses, meals and holiday accommodation
• A suite of wellness initiatives designed to support you, including discounted financial, lifestyle and health options, and a comprehensive wellbeing program
• Public transport options at our doorstep and end of journey facilities for cyclists
• Onsite childcare centre and breastfeeding rooms
• Mentoring, learning and career development opportunities
• Five weeks annual leave, 17.5% leave loading, and purchased leave options
• Flexible, hybrid working arrangements

Inclusion and belonging

The Women’s celebrates, values and supports a diverse and inclusive environment which reflects our vibrant community. We encourage applications from anyone identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander. We also welcome anyone who identifies as LGBTQIA+, linguistically, culturally and/or gender diverse, people with disability, and people of any age to apply for our roles. We are committed to gender equity principles, and our people have an awareness of and sensitive approach to violence against women and family violence matters. We are proudly Breastfeeding Association accredited.

Join us!

If you feel this role is right for you we warmly invite you to apply, and encourage your early application. All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check, a Working with Children Check and three COVID-19 vaccinations, and may include a range of additional vaccinations including influenza, as required by the Department of Health.

Should you need assistance or require any adjustments or accommodations to fully participate in the application or interview process, you are welcome to reach out to the contact person listed. We acknowledge that not all applicants will meet the full list of selection criteria outlined, and wherever possible we will consider applications where relevant experience can apply.

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