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Visiting Medical Officer in Laboratory Haematology

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed 2 months ago
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  • Job no: 55058
  • Category: Senior Medical, Visiting Medical Officer

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community-based services.

About the Department

The Laboratory Haematology unit (part of Alfred Pathology) provides diagnostic haematology services for Alfred Health, including general haematology, coagulation, transfusion medicine and flow cytometry. A laboratory haematologist is available 24 hours to consult on issues such as test interpretation, new haematological diagnoses and transfusion support, particularly in the acutely bleeding patient.

The laboratory services The Alfred, a tertiary teaching hospital incorporating state trauma and haemophilia centres, burns, solid organ and bone marrow transplant units, CAR-T therapy, HIV medicine, and both Sandringham & Caulfield hospitals, that cater for general medical, surgical, rehabilitation, obstetric and paediatric patients. Our laboratory also has close ties with local academic and research departments, including the Australian Centre for Blood Diseases, the National Trauma Research Institute and the Transfusion Outcomes Research Collaborative (based at the Monash University Department of Epidemiology).

About the Role

Applications are invited for the position of Visiting Medical Officer in Laboratory Haematology at Alfred Health, to work 14 hours per week (4 sessions).

Qualifications and Skills Required

Our preferred candidate must possess the following experience and attributes:

  • Be legally qualified practitioners, registered or registrable with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, and preferably also a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • Demonstrable relevant knowledge and experience in Laboratory Haematology.
  • Meeting Alfred Health requirements for credentialing and scope of practice in Laboratory Haematology
  • Outstanding communication skills, including well-developed conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to liaise well with other staff at all levels
  • Demonstrated flexibility in problem solving and the capability to develop and sustain highly collaborative relationships with others/ other teams.
  • Passion and skill in teaching and mentoring Advanced Trainees in Haematology
  • Interest in promotion of laboratory-based research


Working at Alfred Health, you will be part of a talented, caring, dedicated and innovative team committed to improving the lives of our patients and their families, our communities and humanity. You will work as part of a team in an environment that values respect, support and compassion as much as knowledge, skills and wisdom.

Alfred Health staff can also access a great range of other workplace benefits.

Enquiries: Dr Sue Morgan, Director Laboratory Haematology via email:

Applications close: Thursday, 16th June 2022

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

In compliance with the Victorian Chief Health Officer's Mandatory Vaccination Directions, all Alfred health employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 with TGA approved vaccine and must have evidence of their vaccination status. 


  • Closed 2 months ago - 16 Jun 2022