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Laboratory Assistant (Cytogenetics) - Evenings

Advertiser: Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology3.62 out of 53.6 overall rating (50 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
8 Jul 2020
Location
Brisbane, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Salary
Attractive hourly rate + flexible hours!
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Science & Technology, Laboratory & Technical Services

Laboratory Assistant (Cytogenetics) - Evenings

  • Are you seeking a varied and interesting laboratory position? This is the opportunity for you!
  • Attractive remuneration package plus an outstanding range of benefits!
  • Supportive team environment with opportunities for career progression!

About the Organisation

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology is one of the largest pathology practices in Australia, providing comprehensive services to patients and doctors over a geographic area throughout Queensland and New South Wales and employing more than 2000 people.

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology services the Brisbane metropolitan area and regional areas extending as far north as Cairns and south to Coffs Harbour.

About the Opportunity

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology has an exciting opportunity for a full-time permanent Laboratory Assistant to work during the evening shift from the Cytogenetics Department in Bowen Hills, Brisbane.

The main aim of this varied role is to perform laboratory and associated functions.

Some of the more specific responsibilities of the position may include (but will not be limited to):

  • culturing and preparation of constitutional and haematological specimens for cytogenetic analysis;
  • reagent preparation;
  • slide making and staining for cytogenetic analysis;
  • preparation of samples for fluorescent in-situ hybridisation (FISH);
  • processing of samples for DNA extraction;
  • cleaning and maintenance of laboratory equipment;
  • sample accessioning; and
  • other general laboratory duties as required.

Candidates with previous pathology laboratory experience including use of aseptic technique and/or processing of clinical samples manually and/or on automated platforms will be viewed favourably, however those without such experience but with relevant transferrable skills are also encouraged to apply.

About the Benefits

The high level of service provided by Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology is delivered by a dedicated staff comprising of Pathologists, scientists, technicians, laboratory assistants, collection personnel, couriers, computer personnel, pathology service assistants and other support staff.

The organisation offers staff members the opportunity to develop their skills through ongoing training and provides an avenue for career development and advancement.

In addition to a competitive remuneration package commensurate with experience and qualifications, permanent employees enjoy the following benefits:

  • Parental and Adoption Leave- staff receive 6 weeks paid maternity and adoption leave as per Collective Workplace Agreement;
  • Staff Services Committee- provides functions and events for staff, fully funded by the Practice;
  • Employee Assistance Program- a free, confidential and voluntary counselling service provided as a resource to employees of Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology, as well as immediate family, with the aim of assisting with the resolution of personal and work related problems which may affect quality of life or work performance;
  • Private Health Insurance- staff have access to discounted private health insurance through MBF, HCF and Medibank Private;
  • Pathology Services- staff and their immediate family (their children, partners and their parents) have access to bulk billed Pathology Services;
  • X-Ray Services- staff and their immediate family (their children, partners and their parents) have access to bulk billed X-Ray and other diagnostic imaging through Queensland X-Ray;
  • Smoke Free Workplace- for those staff wanting to use nicotine replacement therapy in quitting, management provides a level of financial assistance towards the cost of nicotine replacement patches; and
  • Secure Onsite Parking – free secure onsite parking for staff between the hours of 3pm and 3am (space availability permitting).

Please Note: Applications close Friday 7th August 2020.

 

Join a leading pathology company and enjoy outstanding benefits ‐ APPLY NOW!

  • Are you seeking a varied and interesting laboratory position? This is the opportunity for you!
  • Attractive remuneration package plus an outstanding range of benefits!
  • Supportive team environment with opportunities for career progression!

About the Organisation

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology is one of the largest pathology practices in Australia, providing comprehensive services to patients and doctors over a geographic area throughout Queensland and New South Wales and employing more than 2000 people.

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology services the Brisbane metropolitan area and regional areas extending as far north as Cairns and south to Coffs Harbour.

About the Opportunity

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology has an exciting opportunity for a full-time permanent Laboratory Assistant to work during the evening shift from the Cytogenetics Department in Bowen Hills, Brisbane.

The main aim of this varied role is to perform laboratory and associated functions.

Some of the more specific responsibilities of the position may include (but will not be limited to):

  • culturing and preparation of constitutional and haematological specimens for cytogenetic analysis;
  • reagent preparation;
  • slide making and staining for cytogenetic analysis;
  • preparation of samples for fluorescent in-situ hybridisation (FISH);
  • processing of samples for DNA extraction;
  • cleaning and maintenance of laboratory equipment;
  • sample accessioning; and
  • other general laboratory duties as required.

Candidates with previous pathology laboratory experience including use of aseptic technique and/or processing of clinical samples manually and/or on automated platforms will be viewed favourably, however those without such experience but with relevant transferrable skills are also encouraged to apply.

About the Benefits

The high level of service provided by Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology is delivered by a dedicated staff comprising of Pathologists, scientists, technicians, laboratory assistants, collection personnel, couriers, computer personnel, pathology service assistants and other support staff.

The organisation offers staff members the opportunity to develop their skills through ongoing training and provides an avenue for career development and advancement.

In addition to a competitive remuneration package commensurate with experience and qualifications, permanent employees enjoy the following benefits:

  • Parental and Adoption Leave- staff receive 6 weeks paid maternity and adoption leave as per Collective Workplace Agreement;
  • Staff Services Committee- provides functions and events for staff, fully funded by the Practice;
  • Employee Assistance Program- a free, confidential and voluntary counselling service provided as a resource to employees of Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology, as well as immediate family, with the aim of assisting with the resolution of personal and work related problems which may affect quality of life or work performance;
  • Private Health Insurance- staff have access to discounted private health insurance through MBF, HCF and Medibank Private;
  • Pathology Services- staff and their immediate family (their children, partners and their parents) have access to bulk billed Pathology Services;
  • X-Ray Services- staff and their immediate family (their children, partners and their parents) have access to bulk billed X-Ray and other diagnostic imaging through Queensland X-Ray;
  • Smoke Free Workplace- for those staff wanting to use nicotine replacement therapy in quitting, management provides a level of financial assistance towards the cost of nicotine replacement patches; and
  • Secure Onsite Parking – free secure onsite parking for staff between the hours of 3pm and 3am (space availability permitting).

Please Note: Applications close Friday 7th August 2020.

 

Join a leading pathology company and enjoy outstanding benefits ‐ APPLY NOW!

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