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Staff Specialist- Haematology

  • Waratah, NSW, Australia, 2298
  • Fixed Term
  • Closing on: Feb 1 2023

#507398 Staff Specialist - Haematology

Department of Haematology

Calvary Mater Newcastle

  • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
  • Classification: Staff Specialist Level 5, Year 1  - Year 5
  • Remuneration: Dependent on skills and qualifications according to the Staff Specialist enterprise agreement (pro-rata for part time) 
  • Temporary Part Time role - 0.4 FTE - 1 year contract 

About the role

The Haematologist will work as a member of a multidisciplinary team to ensure timely appropriate care and discharge strategies. The Haematologist will also be responsible for overseeing the laboratory, continuing own medical education, the education and training of junior medical staff and medical Students, research and administrative tasks. The Haematology Department primarily provides services at the Calvary Mater Newcastle and John Hunter Hospital, however telehealth and back up coverage is provided to Tamworth, Taree and other Hospitals in the HNELHD.

The Haematologist is responsible for providing high quality, safe and effective patient care and the clinical and Laboratory management of patients within the Haematology Department at Calvary Mater Hospital and NSW Health Pathology.

Key Responsibilities

  • Involvement in Haematology Laboratory and Clinical Management Team.
  • Provision of after-hours service on a rostered basis.
  • Provision of a consultant service in Haematology for Calvary Mater Newcastle and Hunter New England Area Health Service and NSW Health Pathology HUB partners
  • Maintenance of commitment to Best Practice and Customer Focus in all aspects of service provision.
  • Involvement in the activities of CMN and NSW Health Pathology, Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Staff Councils

What you bring 

  • A primary medical degree registrable with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) and/or equivalent specialist recognition as provided for in the Enterprise Agreement or the Health Insurance Act 1973.
  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (FRCPA) and/or equivalent specialist recognition as provided for in the Enterprise Agreement or the Health Insurance Act 1973.
  • Clinical inpatient, outpatient and laboratory experience in Haematology.
  • A strong commitment to multidisciplinary teamwork, guideline development and outcome measurement, along with highly developed communication skills with patients and staff.
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation

The Calvary Mater Newcastle is an Affiliated Health Organisation providing services to both public and private patients primarily from the Hunter New England area. Current employees of NSW Health can request to have various leave entitlement balances transferred to Calvary Mater Newcastle on commencement. Leave types may include but not limited to Long Service Leave, Annual Leave and Sick Leave. Applicants are encouraged to discuss this with the Convenor for further information.

For further information please contact Sam Yuen Director of Haematology at

About Calvary

We are a leading provider of quality, integrated care that puts our patients, residents and clients at the centre of everything we do. Calvary offers flexible careers in clinical, allied health, hospitality, ICT and health administration, mission, leadership, management and more. Founded in Australia in 1885, we’re one of the largest providers of health, aged and community care with over 18,000 staff and volunteers, 14 Public and Private Hospitals, 72 Residential Care and Retirement Communities and 19 Community Care Centres.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.

Why work for Calvary?

Joining us is your opportunity to learn with purpose and drive positive impact to our community in a stimulating work environment. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here:

If you are looking for a rewarding career in an organisation that supports the community, apply now!

Please note the following:

  • Only applicants with a valid right to work in Australia will be considered.
  • As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
  • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role
  • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.
  • As part of this recruitment activity, an eligibility list will be created for future vacancies. In addition, should you wish to be considered for our casual pool, please advise the convenor during your interview process

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