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Employment Type: Temporary Part Time
Position Classification: Tech Assist Gde 2
Remuneration: $27.13 – $28.24 per annum plus superannuation
Hours Per Week: 25
Requisition ID: REQ221426
Location: Concord Hospital
Applications Close: 5 April 2021 – 11:59pm

NSW Health Pathology are currently seeking a Medical Laboratory Assistant – Pathology Collector to join the team at Concord Hospital on a temproary part time basis. This is a blood collection position, collecting within the wards of the hospital as well as catering for a large outpatient population. Concord Hospital is a tertiary teaching hospital in the innerwest of Sydney.

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

Contribute to a customer-focused pathology collection service for inpatients and outpatients.
Perform venepuncture and other duties pertaining to blood collecting and haematological investigations as required.

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

Certificate III in Pathology Collections and/or previous experience in venepuncture or a demonstrated ability to learn all aspects of the clinical environment relevant to the Department.
Demonstrated customer service experience and skills, preferably in a clinical environment, including the ability to communicate effectively with customers, patients and clinical staff.
Demonstrated problem solving and trouble shooting skills, with the ability to resolve general issues within the clinical environment.
Familiarity with pathology terminology and requirements and the willingness to learn paediatric and neonate blood collections.
Unencumbered Class C Driver’s License (valid in NSW) with the capacity to travel to any site as required and must be willing to participate in shift type work.
Demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities and to maintain high quality work output under pressure.
Excellent computer skills including high attention to detail and data accuracy.

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For role related queries or questions contact Peter Forrest on Peter.Forrest@health.nsw.gov.au

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases

This is a Category A High Risk position. All Category A High Risk 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.

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 temporary and casual vacancies.

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