KCC2102049 Scientific Officer (Medical), Pathology, Hong Kong Hospital Authority

Company/Organisation: Hong Kong Hospital Authority

Post Date: 1/3/2021

Job Title: Scientific Officer (Medical), Pathology

Staff Group: Allied Health

Reference Number: KCC2102049

Job Type: Full Time

Location: Kowloon Central Cluster

Description: Rank : Scientific Officer (Medical) Office : Pathology Department, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Pay : HK$56,618 to HK$131,423 (HGPS Point 25 to 44) per month including Monthly Allowance [See Remarks item 2] Key Responsibilities The Scientific Officer (Medical) shall be responsible to the Chief of Service/Consultant Haematologist in performing the following duties: Primary Duties 1. Test development and research. 2. Quality assurance. 3. In-house training for technical staff and junior Medical and Health Officers. 4. Contribute to service provision and signing out of laboratory reports. Complementary and Supportive Duties 1. Participate in the management of laboratory. 2. Assess new equipment and technology which may be applied to HA. 3. Advise clinicians on appropriate tests to perform and interpretation of results. 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. Preferred Attributes / Exposure Solid practical experience on building and maintaining bioinformatics workflows for NGS analysis (especially experience in cancer diagnosis) and quality control. Knowledge of genomic databases related to clinical applications. Able to operate in a variety of computational environments to manipulate and analyze bioinformatics data, e.g. web- or cloud-based, Unix/Linux command line. Experienced with Linux computing environment. Advanced programming skill with Python, R, Javascript and preferably with other languages will be an advantage. At least 3 years’ experience in medical laboratory services. Able to work with a startup environment with strong organization and communication skills. Liaison skills for clinical problems and analytical sciences. Creativity. Commitment to patient care in planning laboratory services. Leadership. Interpersonal skills. Remarks For HA Serving Staff The selected candidate(s) will be offered either contract or fixed term appointment for up to 1 – 3 year(s) depending on his/ her existing employment terms. Serving contract employee will be offered contract employment with up to 15% total basic salary (after deducting the contribution of Mandatory Provident Fund by Hospital Authority) as end-of-contract gratuity, subject to satisfactory completion of the contract. Serving permanent employee will be offered a fixed term appointment after which the employee may be reverted back to his/ her former substantive rank. The offer of salary and allowance (Cash Allowance, Fixed-flexi Allowance or Monthly Allowance) for serving employees upon changes in appointment will be determined based on the remuneration package/ employment terms of the staff concerned and prevailing policies. For External Applicants Appointment will be on contract terms for a period of 1 - 3 year(s). 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. Retiring / retired HA staff who wish to continue working for HA after their normal retirement may also apply. If selected, the terms and conditions of employment will be offered in accordance with prevailing policies of the Retired and Rehire Mechanism of HA. For All Applicants May be required to work shifts and irregular hours as well as to perform on-call duties. May be required to work in another work location to meet service needs of the HA. Renewal of contract will depend on funding, operational needs and appointee’s performance. Please submit online application on-line with detailed resume on or before 14 March 2021 . For enquiries, please telephone 3506 8662 .

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