Medical Laboratory Research Scientist Job at NSW Health Pathology in Sydney NSW

Job Description

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time

Position Classification: Scientific Off

Remuneration: $64,281.91 – $93,111.61 per annum plus superannuation

Hours Per Week: 38

Requisition ID: REQ206985

Location: Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

Applications Close: 24 January 2021 – 11:59pm

NSW Health Pathology currently have an opportunity available for a Medical Laboratory Research Scientist in the Chemical Pathology department at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. This position is Temporary Full Time for up to 1 year.

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

The Research Scientist will facilitate interaction between the Department of Chemical Pathology and the NSW Health State Biobank and foster independant and collaborative research with other groups, project officers, Scientists and Clinicians who may undertake placements within the Department. These activities may include but are not limited to: assay performance; assay development; translation of research assays to a clinical setting; assay validations; development and documentation of protocols; co-operation with other research groups; storage of samples; preparation of manuscripts for publication; screening studies; population studies; presentation of research at conferences/workshops; compliance with operational standards and procedures, quality standards and continual process improvement.

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

Bachelor Degree or higher degree in Science/Biomedical Science or an equivalent qualification with subjects relevant to pathology from a recognised tertiary institution

Demonstrated experience in collaborative and independent scientific/medical research and of collaboration with other research groups.

Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the delivery of pathology services relevant to the laboratory, including use of Laboratory Information Systems, Patient Systems and Quality Control Systems and computer programs such as Microsoft Office suite

Well-developed interpersonal skills and good oral and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with clinical and laboratory staff, along with report writing skills, statistical evaluation of scientific data and the ability to effectively communicate policies and procedures

Ability to work in a responsible and efficient manner and to manage competing priorities to meet deadlines

Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment while working autonomously to deliver results within specified timeframes and contribute to a range of diagnostic skills relevant to the laboratory

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

Sound understanding of legislation, policies and requirements that impact the laboratory environment including work health and safety and privacy requirements

Need more information?

2) Find out more about applying for this position

For role related queries or questions contact Robert McQuilty on Robert.McQuilty@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.

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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Company: NSW Health Pathology

Company Location:  Sydney NSW

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