08 May

Scientific Officer Medical Pathology Genetics Jobs Vacancy in Hospital Authority

Position
Scientific Officer Medical Pathology Genetics
Company
Hospital Authority
Location
Opening
08 May, 2018 13 days ago

Hospital Authority urgently required following position for Scientific Officer Medical Pathology Genetics. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Scientific Officer Medical Pathology Genetics Jobs Vacancy in Hospital Authority Jobs Details:

The Scientific Officer (Medical) shall be responsible to Service Coordinator/Consultant Pathologist of HKCH ( Genetics ) in perfor ming the following duties:

Primary Duties
1. Technology and platform evaluation and test development related to medical genetic and
genomic testing.
2. Contribution to clinical service provision.
3. Provision of expert scientific input to laboratory issues.
4. Quality management and accreditation.
5. Training of technical and clinical staff.
6. Participation in research activities in alignment with institution's direction.

Complementary and Supportive Duties
1. Support the management of laboratory.

Entry Requirements

Either one of the following qualifications:
1.
(a)
A Master’s degree in clinical science subject from a local university or
equivalent.

(b)
A degree in an appropriate subject related to the sub-specialties in
Pathology from a local university or equivalent and 2 years’ experience.
(Note: Candidates may be advised to approach the Hong Kong Council for Academic Accreditation for assessment on equivalent qualifications, if in doubt.)

Preferred Attributes/Exposure
1. Knowledge and experience of a broad range of genetic analysis techniques including qPCR, digital PCR, STR profiling, Sanger sequencing, MLPA, NGS and microarray analysis.
2. Training and experience in bioinformatics.
3. Experience in the application of phenotypic testing and genetic analysis to interrogate human diseases.
4. Experience in laboratory accreditation.
5. Self-motivated, creative, independent, and detail-minded with good analytical skills and time management ability.
6. Commitment to patient care in developing laboratory services.
7. Leadership and good interpersonal skills.

Remarks
For HA Serving Staff
1. The selected candidate will be offered either contract or fixed term appointment for up to 3 years depending on his / her existing employment terms. Serving contract employee will be offered contract employment with an up to 15% of total basic salary (after deducting the contribution of Mandatory Provident Fund by Hospital Authority) as end-of-contract gratuity subject to completion of contract with satisfactory performance. Serving permanent employee will be offered fixed term appointment with a reversion clause according to prevailing policies.
2. The offer of salary and allowance (Cash Allowance, Fixed-flexi Allowance or Monthly Allowance) for serving employees upon changes in appointment will be made in accordance with prevailing policies.

For External Applicants
3. Appointment will be on contract terms up to 3 years. Up to 15% of total basic salary (after deducting the contribution of Mandatory Provident Fund by Hospital Authority) as end-of-contract gratuity may be offered upon completion of contract with satisfactory performance.

For All Applicants
4. Selected candidate will be posted to Hong Kong Children’s Hospital upon its commencement of operation in 2018 and, in the interim, subject to posting & deployment for training and service purposes as required by the management team of the Hong Kong Children’s Hospital.
5. May be required to work shifts and irregular hours as well as to perform on-call duties.
6. May be required to wear N-95 mask and Personal Protective Equipment upon discharge of duties.
7. May be required to work in another work location to meet service needs of the HA.

Please submit application online on or before 21 May 2018 . For enquiries, please telephone 3513 3309 or 3513 3308.

Qualification
Degree

Yr(s) Exp

Job Type
Full Time

Job Group
Allied Health


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