Medical Scientist Job at Tasmanian Government in Hobart TAS

Job Description

Medical Scientist (510222)

Tasmanian Health Service

Tasmanian Hlth Service – Southern Region

THS – Sth – Clinical Support

Applications must be submitted by Wednesday 29 July, 2020 11:55 PM

Position details

Applications close: Wednesday 29 July, 2020 11:55 PM AEST

Award/Classification: Allied Health Professional Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019, Allied Health Professional Level 1-2

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: South

Location: Royal Hobart Hospital


$61,194 to $93,623 per annum


Allied Health Professional Level 1-2


Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019

Period of Employment

Fixed term, full-time day work (with on-call), working 76 hours per fortnight commencing ASAP until 31 December 2021

Please note the successful applicant will be required to work between the hours of 11am – 7pm

Part time hours may be considered.


Royal Hobart Hospital – Pathology Services – Molecular Medicine


The Medical Scientist will work as part of a team of professional staff engaged in the molecular diagnosis of acquired, inherited and infectious diseases.

In the role of Medical Scientist, you will:
Perform routine and specialised tests for the detection of genetic changes at both the chromosomal and nucleic acid levels.

Perform specialised tests for the detection of infectious agents in a variety of specimen types.

Undertake testing in accordance with national laboratory accreditation guidelines.

Communicate results to clients.

Essential Requirements

Satisfactory completion of an appropriate course of study at a recognised tertiary institution.

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
a) Crimes of Violence

b) Sex Related Offences

c) Serious Drug Offences

d) Crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

How to apply

Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, complete/upload your selection criteria responses and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

Important information

The email account you provide when making job applications will be used in correspondence to you. It is important that this is kept up to date and monitored regularly.

To update your email address (or contact number), log in to www.jobs.tas.gov.au and look for “Existing applicant login” where you can update your details.

For further information contact

Jan Williamson

Scientist in Charge Molecular Medicine

Phone: (03) 61668912

Email: [email protected]

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About Company

Company: Tasmanian Government

Company Location:  Hobart TAS

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