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Reference Number 54747
Position Title Genetic Referrals Coordinator
Location The Royal Melbourne Hospital - City Campus, Parkville
Award Admin Officers [10]
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  • Genetic referrals coordinator - Part Time opportunity, 12 month appointment
  • Responsible for the initial steps in a patient's journey into the genetics service
  • Previous experience in a Healthcare/ Hospital setting is essential

The Royal Melbourne is one of Victoria’s largest hospitals providing a comprehensive range of health services including acute, sub-acute, general, and specialist medical services throughout inpatient and community based facilities. We are also a proud part of the world renowned Melbourne Biomedical Precinct, working in collaboration to advance research for continuous improvement of clinical care.

Your Opportunity:

An exciting opportunity exist to join the Department of Genomic Medicine and The Parkville Familial Cancer Centre (PFCC) based at RMH City Campus, Parkville and The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. 

The Centre is a comprehensive genetic service providing diagnosis, counselling and support to adults with a variety of genetic disorders. The Genetic Referrals Coordinator will work closely across the Intake, Data Management and Administration teams to support clinicians, genetic counsellors and associate genetic counsellors to:

  • Ensure our patients and their families receive an excellent service
  • Ensure a smooth patient journey through our service from referral, booking, registration, clinic admin through to billing

The position is a Part Time, Fixed Term role working 48 hours per fortnight, for 12 months.

About You:

  • High levels of computer literacy and considerable experience using health information/research databases
  • Excellent communication skills and experience working in a team
  • Previous experience working in a hospital or medical clinic setting

Our Commitment to you



Here at The RMH we strive for excellence with a strong purpose that defines the work we do for our community – Advancing health for everyone, every day. This is the Melbourne Way.   


We believe our success comes from our people. We’re committed to the RMH being a great place to work and a great place to receive care. We have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership, education and empowering our staff to Speak Up for themselves and each other.


This is a role where your passion and expertise can come together to create a truly defining career opportunity. It is a unique opportunity to help us transform the future of the RMH and ultimately ensure we continue to deliver world class healthcare. 


The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.




For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.


Contact Person David Sandall
Contact Number 93427151
Closing Date 19/01/2021
Position Description
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