Medical Laboratory Assistant Job at NSW Health Pathology – Randwick NSW

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time

Position Classification: Technical Assistant Grade 2

Remuneration: $56,294.42 – $58,584.53 per annum plus superannuation

Hours Per Week: 38

Requisition ID: REQ356538

Location: Randwick

Applications Close: 30 November 2022 – 11:59pm

About the opportunity

If you want to help drive change and innovation within a dedicated team of people this is the job for you.

The position of Medical Laboratory Assistant (Administration/laboratory) – will be a challenging and fulfilling role based in the Randwick site within NSW Health Pathology, this role is a permanent full time position.

The surrounding area has beautiful beaches, cafes and many open green spaces; with direct transport access from central station via bus and the new tram system. The Randwick precinct is progressing into an area for both advanced academia, diagnostic medical work and research.

The site includes Prince of Wales Public hospital, Prince of Wales Private Hospital, Royal Hospital for Women and the Sydney Children’s Hospital.

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

Perform a range of administrative and laboratory support and/or specimen reception services under supervision, to deliver a patient focused service.

Primarily the position will be situated in the anatomical pathology office and involve the daily mail out of reports, general office duties, retrieval of blocks and slides, collating cases for MDT meetings, and data entry.

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

A working knowledge of, or demonstrated ability to learn, all aspects of the laboratory environment relevant to the Department

Demonstrated ability to maintain high quality work output while managing competing priorities

Demonstrated customer service experience and skills, preferably in a laboratory environment, including the ability to communicate effectively with customers, patients and clinical staff

Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills combined with the ability to investigate and resolve general issues within the laboratory environment

Excellent data entry skills including high attention to detail and data accuracy

Awareness of legislation, policies and requirements relevant to a laboratory setting

Demonstrated experience in a pathology administration environment

Need more information?

For role related queries or questions contact Elise Carman on [email protected]

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 PD2022_030 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.

All NSW Health workers are required to have two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, as defined by NSW Health. Employees working in a clinical area or are required to attend clinical areas are considered category A. Category A positions are required to provide evidence of having received three doses of COVID-19 vaccine in accordance with the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (TGA) and meet the requirements of the Occupational Assessment Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases Policy Directive. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful.

Acceptable proof of vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate. Booster doses are highly recommended for all health care workers who have completed the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations.

New to NSW Health Pathology?

The preferred candidate may be required to undergo a functional assessment prior to appointment.

Working Rights

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.

Talent Pool

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.

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.

About the Company

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Company Location:  Randwick NSW

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