Position Title: Senior Hospital Scientist in Charge
Employment Type: Permanent / Maximum Term Full Time
Hours per week: 38
Position Grade: Senior Hospital Scientist Grade 1-8
Salary: $100,161.98 – $132,511.13
Enterprise Agreement: The Named NSW (Non-Declared) Affiliated Health Organisations’ Hospital Scientists Agreement 2009
Department Name: Transfusion Medicine
Position Summary: A vacancy exists in the above unit for a highly motivated Senior Hospital Scientist with appropriate knowledge and skills to join our friendly and supportive team. Our progressive and innovative team offers development opportunities for our staff and a caring environment for the delivery of high quality patient centered care.About the Role:The successful applicant will be expected to be able to perform the following key tasks:
·Co-ordinate the operational accountabilities of the Transfusion Medicine Department and where necessary between other sections and divisions of pathology.
·Establish, maintain and monitor quality control and quality assurance systems appropriate to the range of activities.
·Monitor laboratory operations to ensure the timely and appropriate reporting of results.
·Be aware of and involved in processing of difficult or unusual requests or results
·Prepare, regularly review and modify the documentation of methods and procedures performed within the section.
The vacancy is open to Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens who hold a valid New Zealand passport, Australian permanent residents and those non-residents deemed by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship to be eligible to work in Australia only.
About St Vincent’s Health Network Sydney:
St Vincent’s Health Network Sydney is made up of three public hospitals, St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney, Sacred Heart Health Service and St Joseph’s Hospital at Auburn. We are part of St Vincent’s Health Australia, the largest diversified health care organisation within Australia’s not for profit Catholic health care sector. As a Catholic health and aged care service provider, our mission is to bring God’s love to those in need through the healing ministry of Jesus, with a commitment to those who are poor and vulnerable.
We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices, and the principles of cultural diversity and promote a smoke free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks are conducted for all successful candidates. Employment with St Vincent’s is subject to you having current immunity status that complies with the Occupational Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases – NSW Health Policy Directive PD2020 _017. Appointment and ongoing employment will be subject to continued compliance with the policy directive.
What we offer:
• Generous salary packaging and Fitness Passport for eligible staff
• Opportunity to access a large range of clinical and non-clinical education programs
• Supported post graduate opportunities within applicable fields
• Careers development opportunities across the St Vincent’s Health Australia Network.
• Accrued day off once a month where applicable
• Employee Assistance Program
St Vincent’s Health Network Sydney is committed to reconciliation and encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for all advertised positions.
When applying for the position, Applicants will be required to upload a recent Resume as well as a separate Cover Letter addressing the Selection Criteria for the position as outlined below. External applicants are to upload their Cover Letter alongside their Resume when reaching the ‘My Experience tab > Resume/CV> Upload. For Internal applicants, this document is to be uploaded further down the page alongside your Resume under Resume/CV> Upload.
1. Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to the Philosophy, Mission and Values of Mary Aikenhead Ministries and St Vincent’s Health Australia
2. Relevant Qualification
3. Ability to perform listed key tasks
4. Extensive experience in Transfusion Medicine
5. Effective written and oral communication skills
6. Ability to lead a small but dynamic team
An example on how to address the selection criteria is provided in the link below in order to assist you with completing your application.
Applicants that do not address the selection criteria will have their application automatically culled.
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