Employment Type: Temporary Full Time up to 28 August 2022 Position Classification: Technical Officer Grade 1/2 Remuneration: $58,737.94 - $86,106.11 per annum plus superannuation Hours Per Week: 38 Requisition ID: REQ276169 Location: John Hunter Hospital Applications Close: 9 January 2022 – 11.59pm In line with the , all NSW Health workers are required to have... read more on Shortlisted Jobs | Australia
Employment Type: Temporary Full Time up to 28 August 2022
Position Classification: Technical Officer Grade 1/2
Remuneration: $58,737.94 – $86,106.11 per annum plus superannuation
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ276169
Location: John Hunter Hospital
Applications Close: 9 January 2022 – 11.59pm
In line with the , all NSW Health workers are required to have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 30 September 2021 and two doses by 30 November 2021 or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful.
About the opportunity
NSW Health Pathology is a provider strongly committed to the accurate and timely delivery of quality patient outcomes in a challenging yet rewarding workplace environment.
Based at John Hunter Hospital the role of Medical Laboratory Technician requires the ability to perform a range of routine diagnostic and technical procedures to a high scientific and technical standard in Microbiology. Willingness and ability to participate in shift-work (including weekends/public holidays) and an on-call roster is a necessity. As such, the role demands an individual who is not only committed to developing and maintaining technical competence but can demonstrate exceptional organizational skills with the capability of prioritizing tasks and effectively managing workflow both autonomously and as part of a team in a busy laboratory environment.
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. We encourage our staff to be involved in research and innovation opportunities to help create safer, healthier communities. 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
- Learning and development opportunities, including in-house training with RTO
What you will be doing
Perform a range of laboratory investigations and tests (manual and automated) and technical tasks by applying established methods and procedures, as directed. Undertake other laboratory duties including preparation of materials and the maintenance of equipment in line with established laboratory processes, procedures and protocols.
Interested in joining Australia’s largest public pathology service? Apply now by addressing the following questions: * Minimum qualification of Diploma in Laboratory Technology or an equivalent qualification from a recognised tertiary institution with subjects relevant to pathology or medical laboratory operations
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the delivery of pathology services within a discipline relevant to the department, including use of Laboratory Information Systems, Patient Systems and Quality Systems
- Ability to work in a responsible and efficient manner and to manage competing priorities to meet deadlines
- Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment whilst working autonomously to deliver results within specified timeframes set to meet client expectations
- Customer focused approach displaying well-developed interpersonal skills and good oral and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with customers and patients as well as clinical laboratory staff
- Display initiative, problem solving and analytical skills including an ability to apply established principles in a pathology laboratory and investigate and resolve general and complex issues within the laboratory environment
- Commitment to the principles of quality management and continuous quality improvement and to identify, develop and implement quality and service improvement activities
- Demonstrated understanding and experience in all areas of Microbiology including but not limited to Bacteriology, Serology and Molecular Microbiology in particular the associated testing methods both automated and manual.
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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 Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Diseases. All recruits must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy. All 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.
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.
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
NSW Health Pathology is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We seek to recruit from diverse applicants and create teams with skills, perspectives and experiences that complement each other at work. We welcome suitably qualified applicants regardless of age, ethnicity, socio-cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity.