Medical Laboratory Assistant Job at NSW Health Pathology in Newcastle NSW
Position Classification: Tech Assist Gde 2
Remuneration: $53,646.87 – $55,828.98 per annum plus superannuation
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ206463
Location: Coffs Harbour Base Hospital
Applications Close: 24 January 2021 – 11.59pm
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 Alison Stevenson on Alison.Stevenson@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.
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.
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.
Company: NSW Health Pathology
Company Location: Newcastle NSW