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Laboratory Based Senior Genetic Counsellor Full-time Job

1 month ago   Nursing   Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - North   4 views
Job Details

Contact and liaise with clinicians to clarify and address requests which do not adhere to best-practice and internal genetic pathology guidelines.Provide pre-analytical review of genetic requests received in Pathology Queensland to ensure they meet key quality, scientific and clinical indicators.

Key competencies (role specific criteria)

You will be assessed on your ability to demonstrate the following:

  • Demonstrated high-level knowledge of up to date standards for genetic testing of patients including laboratory standards (e.g NPAAC requirements)
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to maintain internal and external relationships
  • Experience leading, managing and working well within a team structure
  • Experience working with clinical pathology services would be an advantage

Qualifications, registrations and other requirements

  • Appointment to this position requires at least a tertiary degree (or equivalent) qualification in Genetic Counselling (i.e. Graduate Diploma/Masters Genetic Counselling OR HGSA Part 1 certification)
  • Please detail any visa conditions you may have if you are not a permanent resident of Australia.
  • We understand that some people may require adjustments to the workplace or the way the work is performed. All applicants are encouraged to advise the panel of any support or reasonable adjustments (i.e. building access, wheelchair access, interpreting services etc.) that may be required.
Company Description
Queensland Health is a dynamic organisation committed to providing a range of services aimed at achieving good health and wellbeing for all Queenslanders. Through a network of 16 Hospital and Health Services and the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services including hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services and public health and health promotion programs.