Pathology Assistant

  • Company:
    Queensland Health - Department of Health
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 hour ago
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Pathology Queensland are seeking two fixed term temporary part-time OO3 Pathology Assistants (for 6 months with possible extension) to join our team. Located in Hervey Bay and Maryborough the primary purpose of this position to assist Scientific and Technical staff in the provision of a high quality, customer focused Pathology service to the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service District (WBHHS).
If this sounds like you we encourage you to apply.

  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Location: Wide Bay
  • Contact Name: Temora Sharman
  • Contact Number:
  • Closing Date: 27-JAN-21

Health Support Queensland – Why work for us?

At Health Support Queensland (HSQ), you will be part of an organisation who helps care for Queenslanders.

We know it is important for people to work in an organisation that provides more than just a job. In joining HSQ, you will embark on a journey to help us realise our vision of being ‘Australia’s best healthcare support partner’.

Once you join us, we will expect you to exemplify the HSQ fundamental principles of ICARE:

  • Integrity, being honest and ethical in everything we say and do.
  • Customers and patients first, putting customers and patients at the centre of everything we do.
  • Accountability, taking personal responsibility for our actions.
  • Respect, being considerate, recognising our differences and looking out for each other.
  • Engagement, actively investing in positive outcomes by partnering with others.

What is on offer:

  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution

  • Annual leave loading 17.5%

  • Salary packaging

  • Work/life balance, variety and flexibility

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Professional development leave (if applicable)

  • Professional development allowance

What we are looking for:

You will be assessed on your ability to demonstrate the following key capabilities, knowledge and experience. Within the context of the responsibilities described above under ‘Your key responsibilities’, the ideal applicant will be someone who can demonstrate the following:

  • Experience in the collection of diagnostic samples from a range of patients including children and babies.

  • Demonstrated experience or ability to acquire experience in the correct procedures of pre-analytical processing for the performance of laboratory testing.

  • Proven ability to follow instructions and work conscientiously and accurately with minimal supervision after careful instruction.

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively and work productively in a team environment.

  • Strong attention to detail, ability to focus in a busy, complex environment.

How to apply:

Please provide the following information to the panel to assess your suitability:

  • Your current CV or resume, including the names and contact details of two referees. Referees should have a thorough knowledge of your capabilities, work performance and conduct within the previous two years, and it is preferable to include your current, immediate or past supervisor

  • A short statement (maximum two pages) that gives details of your skills, experience and knowledge as required on the role description under the heading’what are we looking for?’