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Medical Laboratory Technician
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Tech Off Gde 1/2
Remuneration: $57,391.21 - $84,132.20 per annum plus superannuation
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ191977
Location: Blacktown and Auburn
Applications Close: 18 October 2020 - 11:59pm
NSW Health Pathology are currently seeking 2 x Technical Officers for both the Blacktown and Auburn Laboratory.
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
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 at least one of the following disciplines; Haematology, Biochemistry and Transfusion
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the 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
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For role related queries or questions contact Sayed Hamdam on Sayed.Hamdam@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.
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The preferred candidate may be required to undergo a functional assessment prior to appointment.
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