Consultant/Specialist Chemical Pathologist

Singapore (SG)
15 May 2020
12 Jun 2020
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital is an 830-bed hospital served by a dedicated team of over 4,000 staff. We are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic, service-oriented, dedicated, and who espouse our core values of compassion, integrity and collaboration. Our people enjoy many opportunities for career development in addition to the satisfaction of supporting women and children in their healthcare journey. As an equal opportunity employer, KK Women's and Children's Hospital values people for their capability. We understand that people with disabilities are equally able to contribute to the workplace. KK Women's and Children's Hospital supports and hires persons with disabilities and is committed to enabling them to lead independent lives.

Consultant/Specialist Chemical Pathologist

KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) is an 830-bed tertiary hospital that provides obstetric, gynaecological, paediatric and other clinical services. It is part of the SingHealth group of public healthcare hospitals. As an academic medical centre, KKH has well-established links to three medical schools in Singapore, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine invites applications for the position of (Senior) Consultant Chemical Pathologist to lead its Clinical Chemistry Laboratory. You will provide medical leadership to all aspects of the Clinical Chemistry Laboratory and point-of-care testing (POCT) services throughout the hospital. The Clinical Chemistry Laboratory has state-of-the-art instruments and a recently-installed track system. The laboratory has an annual workload of approximately one million tests, and provides a 24/7 service. In addition to traditional biochemistry testing, the Clinical Chemistry Laboratory is responsible for maternal serum screening, urine microscopy and automated serology (e.g. HIV, hepatitis) testing. The successful applicant may also choose to participate in metabolic biochemistry and newborn screening services.

There will be ample opportunities to collaborate with many clinical departments in the hospital and other chemical pathologists within SingHealth.

You should have a basic medical degree recognized by the Singapore Medical Council ( and a specialist qualification in chemical pathology, e.g. FRCPA or FRCPath by examination.

Enquiries can be made to Assoc Prof Kenneth Chang, Head of Department ( or Ms Nicole Wang, Human Resources (