Position Details
Reference Number 35906
Position Title Associate Genetic Counsellor/Genetic Counsellor
Employment Type Full Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department Familial Cancer Centre
Location Monash Medical Centre Clayton
Position Summary

Full time ongoing position available for a Associate Genetic Counsellor/Genetic Counsellor. The role of the Genetic Counsellor is to provide genetic counselling to individuals in the within the Monash Health Familial Cancer Centre.

  • This is an ongoing Full-Time position- (76 hours per fortnight) with a six month probation period.
  • This position would be eligible for one ADO per month
  • This position is based at the Familial Cancer Centre, Monash Medical Centre.


  • Provision of genetic counselling to individuals seeking information about their family history of cancer (including clinic coordination, intake and follow up) in line with current standards of care
  • Work in conjunction with other FCC team members, clinical geneticists, other medical specialists, medical genetics fellows, laboratory staff, and genetic counsellors
  • Participate in education activities including education of health professionals and other groups



  • Part 1 certification in genetic counselling (HGSA)
  • Knowledge and understanding of genetic counselling, including medical, genetic and psychosocial aspects
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. Any offer of employment will be confirmed on the successful outcome of a Police Check and Working with Children’s Check.


Does this sound like you? Apply now!


To be eligible for this position you must apply online, direct applications to email will not be accepted.


Contact Person
Courtney Smyth Courtney.Smyth@monashhealth.org
Advertising Closing 26/10/2018
Position Documents
Position Description gc pd.doc
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