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Medical Laboratory Assistant - TA Grade 2

Advertiser: NSW Health3.5 out of 53.5 overall rating (200 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
7 Dec 2018
Location
Sydney, South West & M5 Corridor
Salary
$26.39 - $27.46 per hour
Work Type
Part Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Pathology

Medical Laboratory Assistant - TA Grade 2

Employment Type: Temporary Part Time
Position Classification: Tech Assist Gde 2
Remuneration: $26.39 - $27.46 per hour
Hours Per Week: 23
Requisition ID: REQ74894

Where you'll be working

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 you'll be doing

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

  1. A working knowledge of, or demonstrated ability to learn, all aspects of the laboratory environment relevant to the Department
  2. Demonstrated ability to maintain high quality work output while managing competing priorities
  3. Demonstrated customer service experience and skills, preferably in a laboratory environment, including the ability to communicate effectively with customers, patients and clinical staff
  4. Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills combined with the ability to investigate and resolve general issues within the laboratory environment
  5. Excellent data entry skills including high attention to detail and data accuracy
  6. Awareness of legislation, policies and requirements relevant to a laboratory setting
  7. Previous experience working in a Pathology laboratory preferred , but not essential.
  8. Previous experience with laboratory computer operating systems is preferred but not essential. 

This is a Category A position. All Category A applicants must read and understand Policy Directive PD2011_005 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.

Applicants may be required to undergo a functional assessment prior to appointment.

An eligibility list will be created for future temporary and casual vacancies.

Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description
  2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Geoff Whittaker on Geoff.Whittaker@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 16 December 2018 




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Employment Type: Temporary Part Time
Position Classification: Tech Assist Gde 2
Remuneration: $26.39 - $27.46 per hour
Hours Per Week: 23
Requisition ID: REQ74894

Where you'll be working

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 you'll be doing

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

  1. A working knowledge of, or demonstrated ability to learn, all aspects of the laboratory environment relevant to the Department
  2. Demonstrated ability to maintain high quality work output while managing competing priorities
  3. Demonstrated customer service experience and skills, preferably in a laboratory environment, including the ability to communicate effectively with customers, patients and clinical staff
  4. Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills combined with the ability to investigate and resolve general issues within the laboratory environment
  5. Excellent data entry skills including high attention to detail and data accuracy
  6. Awareness of legislation, policies and requirements relevant to a laboratory setting
  7. Previous experience working in a Pathology laboratory preferred , but not essential.
  8. Previous experience with laboratory computer operating systems is preferred but not essential. 

This is a Category A position. All Category A applicants must read and understand Policy Directive PD2011_005 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.

Applicants may be required to undergo a functional assessment prior to appointment.

An eligibility list will be created for future temporary and casual vacancies.

Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description
  2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Geoff Whittaker on Geoff.Whittaker@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 16 December 2018 


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