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Multi-Skilled Laboratory Assistant - Alice Springs

Advertiser: Western Diagnostic Pathology3.4 out of 53.4 overall rating (19 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
12 Mar 2019
Location
Alice Springs & Central Australia
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Pathology

Multi-Skilled Laboratory Assistant - Alice Springs

Western Diagnostic Pathology (WDP) provides diagnostic pathology services to more than two million patients throughout Western Australia and the Northern Territory each year. We have 10 medical laboratories across the region, more than 200 collection sites, and a team of nearly 900 people who are dedicated to providing quality care to patients, and accurate and timely results to medical practitioners. We pride ourselves on our commitment to research, innovation, and continuous improvement.

We know that in order to deliver a superior service to patients and practitioners across Western and Central Australia, we need a passionate team of talented professionals who are committed to working with us to build strong relationships with medical practitioners by putting them, and the patients they represent, at the centre of everything we do.

Reporting to the Laboratory Manager, we have a vacancy for a Multi-Skilled Lab Assistant in our Alice Springs Laboratory. This role is responsible for the collection of blood and specimens from patients, as well as and the processing of these specimens through the laboratory.

About the role:

  • Independent, multi-skilled role, at times unsupervised
  • Assisting as directed in the performance of all pathology testing in the laboratory
  • Assisting as directed in the maintenance of consumables
  • Perform specimen storage and specimen preparation for safe transport
  • Act on behalf of WDP in the liaising with customers, pathologists, and scientists regarding results and collection services.

To be successful for the role, the ideal candidate will need to possess:

  • Certificate/Diploma relating to Pathology (desirable)
  • Must be able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be self-motivated and show initiative
  • Ability to work flexible hours as required, including weekends and public holidays     

This is an exciting opportunity to join and grow your career with a progressive healthcare leader.

To be successful in this role, the candidate will possess:

·A high attention to detail, whilst working to strict deadlines

·The ability to work in a team environment

The ability to communicate with health professionals, both internal and external to the business

It will be considered highly advantageous for the candidate to hold the following qualifications or skills and attributes:

·Experience in Pathology collection

·Certificate III in Pathology Collection

·UDS competent with certificate

 For further information or a confidential discussion, please contact Matthew Bland, Laboratory Manager, on (08) 8952 6633. Please apply quoting reference number 21/19.

 The closing date for applications is 25 March 2019.

Only those candidates short-listed will be contacted and will be required to provide a current national Police Check. Only applicants with the right to work in Australia may apply. All appointments are made subject to the successful applicant understanding and complying with the Western Diagnostic Pathology Immunisation Policy.

Western Diagnostic Pathology (WDP) provides diagnostic pathology services to more than two million patients throughout Western Australia and the Northern Territory each year. We have 10 medical laboratories across the region, more than 200 collection sites, and a team of nearly 900 people who are dedicated to providing quality care to patients, and accurate and timely results to medical practitioners. We pride ourselves on our commitment to research, innovation, and continuous improvement.

We know that in order to deliver a superior service to patients and practitioners across Western and Central Australia, we need a passionate team of talented professionals who are committed to working with us to build strong relationships with medical practitioners by putting them, and the patients they represent, at the centre of everything we do.

Reporting to the Laboratory Manager, we have a vacancy for a Multi-Skilled Lab Assistant in our Alice Springs Laboratory. This role is responsible for the collection of blood and specimens from patients, as well as and the processing of these specimens through the laboratory.

About the role:

  • Independent, multi-skilled role, at times unsupervised
  • Assisting as directed in the performance of all pathology testing in the laboratory
  • Assisting as directed in the maintenance of consumables
  • Perform specimen storage and specimen preparation for safe transport
  • Act on behalf of WDP in the liaising with customers, pathologists, and scientists regarding results and collection services.

To be successful for the role, the ideal candidate will need to possess:

  • Certificate/Diploma relating to Pathology (desirable)
  • Must be able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be self-motivated and show initiative
  • Ability to work flexible hours as required, including weekends and public holidays     

This is an exciting opportunity to join and grow your career with a progressive healthcare leader.

To be successful in this role, the candidate will possess:

·A high attention to detail, whilst working to strict deadlines

·The ability to work in a team environment

The ability to communicate with health professionals, both internal and external to the business

It will be considered highly advantageous for the candidate to hold the following qualifications or skills and attributes:

·Experience in Pathology collection

·Certificate III in Pathology Collection

·UDS competent with certificate

 For further information or a confidential discussion, please contact Matthew Bland, Laboratory Manager, on (08) 8952 6633. Please apply quoting reference number 21/19.

 The closing date for applications is 25 March 2019.

Only those candidates short-listed will be contacted and will be required to provide a current national Police Check. Only applicants with the right to work in Australia may apply. All appointments are made subject to the successful applicant understanding and complying with the Western Diagnostic Pathology Immunisation Policy.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Have you had experience as a courier driver previously?

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