Employment Type: Permanent Full Time / Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Tech Assist Gde 2
Remuneration: $27.13 – $28.24 per hour plus superannuation
Hours Per Week: 38 / 20
Requisition ID: REQ213890
Location: Prince of Wales Hospital
Applications Close: 22 February 2021 – 11:59pm

NSW Health Pathology currently have a permanent full time and permanent part time opportunity available as a Medical Laboratory Assistant in Anatomical Pathology at Randwick. In this position you will be working with a dedicated team who strive for excellence.

The position is located on the Randwick site of NSW Health Pathology. The surrounding area has beautiful beaches, cafes and many open green spaces; with direct transport access from central station via bus and the new tram system. The Randwick precinct is slowly becoming an area for both advanced academia, diagnostic medical work and research. The site includes Prince of Wales Public hospital, Prince of Wales Private Hospital, Royal Hospital for Women and the Sydney Children’s Hospital.

About the opportunity

Being part of NSW Health Pathology means you’re helping create better health and justice systems every day.

We operate more than 60 laboratories and around 200 collection centres across NSW and conduct over 60 million tests per annum. Our network of pathologists are supported by scientists, technicians and support staff who quickly and accurately assess samples so clinical teams can make the best possible treatment decisions for patients. Our Forensic & Analytical Science Service provides independent, objective analysis to the NSW criminal and coronial justice systems.

What we can offer you

Accrued Days Off in addition to Annual Leave
Generous salary packaging options and other fringe benefits
Corporate wellbeing programs, including the Fitness Passport
Learning and development opportunities, including in-house training with RTO My Health Learning

What you’ll be doing

Perform a range of laboratory support and/or specimen reception services and/or collection services, and provide assistance to laboratory staff, under supervision, to deliver a patient focused service.

Interested in joining Australia’s largest public pathology service? Apply now by addressing the following questions:

A working knowledge of, or demonstrated ability to learn, all aspects of the laboratory environment relevant to the Department
Demonstrated ability to maintain high quality work output while managing competing priorities
Demonstrated customer service experience and skills, preferably in a laboratory environment, including the ability to communicate effectively with customers, patients and clinical staff
Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills combined with the ability to investigate and resolve general issues within the laboratory environment
Excellent data entry skills including high attention to detail and data accuracy
Awareness of legislation, policies and requirements relevant to a laboratory setting

Need more information?

2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Joanne La Malfa on Joanne.LaMalfa@health.nsw.gov.au

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases

This is a Category A position. All Category A applicants must read and understand NSW Health Policy Directive PD2020_017 Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Diseases. All new recruits must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy. New recruits must provide evidence against specified diseases and comply with the requirements of this policy at their own cost prior to appointment.

Working Rights

This position is a permanent position. To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency. Please note: A person who is not an Australian citizen or a permanent resident is only eligible for temporary employment for a period not longer than the duration of their current visa.

New to NSW Health Pathology?

The preferred candidate may be required to undergo a functional assessment prior to appointment.

Talent Pool
If the selection panel identifies more than one suitable candidate for the role, an eligibility list will be created for future permanent full time / part time, temporary and casual vacancies.

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