Associate Consultant/Consultant/Senior Consultant

Job title: Associate Consultant/Consultant/Senior Consultant
Type of position: Specialist(s)
Location Country:   - Singapore
Company name: Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
Discipline: Microbiology
Job reference number: MicrobiologistKTPH
Description: <p>A Clinical Microbiologist position is available at the Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH) in Singapore.</p> <p>KTPH is a 761-bed general and acute care hospital located in Yishun in the Northern part of Singapore. It is part of Yishun Health, which is in turn under the National Healthcare Group.</p> <p>The position is based in the Department of Laboratory Medicine (DLM), which provides a range of comprehensive laboratory services (including Clinical Microbiology services) to KTPH, the adjoining Yishun Community Hospital (YCH) and external clients.</p> <p>The Clinical Microbiologist will provide diagnostic and consultative clinical microbiology services to the hospital and participate in teaching, research, quality improvement and administrative activities.</p> <p>The activities range from leadership of the Microbiology service, bench-level advice and management of the clinical microbiology service, validation of significant positive microbiology results, quality control of a medical diagnostic laboratory to communication of critical microbiology results, antimicrobial treatment and stewardship advice and other consultative services to staff of all clinical disciplines in the hospital.</p> <p>This includes regular interaction with the hospital’s infectious diseases service (and other clinicians), intensive care unit physicians and staff (including daily rounds) and the infection control unit and close collaboration with the other laboratory disciplines (and other units such as Pharmacy as the need arises).</p> <p>Apart from the clinical duties stated above, there are administrative, research and educational commitments that are expected, including (but not necessarily limited to) serving on hospital and external (up to National-level) committees in roles related to the specialty, and the teaching of different levels of staff, including medical undergraduates, medical microbiology trainee doctors (including assuming supervisor-duties with the College), laboratory technical staff and nursing staff (including Infection Control Nurses).</p> <p>Candidates should be qualified and experienced medical specialists with relevant qualifications that are suitable for registration with the Singapore Medical Council (, as well as a specialist qualification in Clinical Microbiology (Pathology/Laboratory Medicine) that is recognised by the Singapore Specialists Accreditation Board ( Appropriate postgraduate qualifications in Microbiology include Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (FRCPA) and Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists (FRCPath). The onus is on the candidate to ensure that their qualifications are recognised and suitable for registration by the professional bodies mentioned above prior to applying for this position. Having at least one first-author publication in a peer-reviewed journal in a field related to Microbiology would be viewed as a strong advantage.</p>
Contact Name: Cyndi Ho
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Contact phone number: +6568078077
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Closing Date: Friday, 31 December 2021

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