Technical Officer – Calvary Mater

  • Company:
    Calvary HealthCare Newcastle
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 days ago
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<p style="-webkit-text-stroke-width:0px; background-color:#ffffff; box-sizing:border-box; color:#4e433a; font-family:Arial; font-size:14.66px; font-style:normal; font-variant-caps:normal; font-variant-ligatures:normal; font-weight:400; letter-spacing:normal; line-height:22px; margin-bottom:10px; margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px; margin-top:0px; orphans:2; text-decoration-color:initial; text-decoration-style:initial; text-indent:0px; text-transform:none; white-space:normal; widows:2; word-spacing:0px"><span style="font-size:16px"><strong style="box-sizing:border-box; font-weight:700"><em style="box-sizing:border-box">Calvary Mater Newcastle</em></strong></span></p> <p style="-webkit-text-stroke-width:0px; background-color:#ffffff; box-sizing:border-box; color:#4e433a; font-family:Arial; font-size:14.66px; font-style:normal; font-variant-caps:normal; font-variant-ligatures:normal; font-weight:400; letter-spacing:normal; line-height:22px; margin-bottom:10px; margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px; margin-top:0px; orphans:2; text-decoration-color:initial; text-decoration-style:initial; text-indent:0px; text-transform:none; white-space:normal; widows:2; word-spacing:0px"><span style="font-size:16px"><strong style="box-sizing:border-box; font-weight:700"><em style="box-sizing:border-box">Technical Officer (Research)</em></strong></span></p> <p style="-webkit-text-stroke-width:0px; background-color:#ffffff; box-sizing:border-box; color:#4e433a; font-family:Arial; font-size:14.66px; font-style:normal; font-variant-caps:normal; font-variant-ligatures:normal; font-weight:400; letter-spacing:normal; line-height:22px; margin-bottom:10px; margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px; margin-top:0px; orphans:2; text-decoration-color:initial; text-decoration-style:initial; text-indent:0px; text-transform:none; white-space:normal; widows:2; word-spacing:0px"><span style="font-size:16px"><strong style="box-sizing:border-box; font-weight:700"><em style="box-sizing:border-box">Department of Haematology</em></strong></span></p> <p style="-webkit-text-stroke-width:0px; background-color:#ffffff; box-sizing:border-box; color:#4e433a; font-family:Arial; font-size:14.66px; font-style:normal; font-variant-caps:normal; font-variant-ligatures:normal; font-weight:400; letter-spacing:normal; line-height:22px; margin-bottom:10px; margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px; margin-top:0px; orphans:2; text-decoration-color:initial; text-decoration-style:initial; text-indent:0px; text-transform:none; white-space:normal; widows:2; word-spacing:0px"><span style="font-size:16px"><strong style="box-sizing:border-box; font-weight:700"><em style="box-sizing:border-box"># 13700</em></strong></span></p> <ul style="-webkit-text-stroke-width:0px; background-color:#ffffff; box-sizing:border-box; color:#4e433a; font-size:14.66px; font-style:normal; font-variant-caps:normal; font-variant-ligatures:normal; font-weight:400; letter-spacing:normal; margin-bottom:10px; margin-top:0px; orphans:2; text-decoration-color:initial; text-decoration-style:initial; text-indent:0px; text-transform:none; white-space:normal; widows:2; word-spacing:0px"> <li style="box-sizing: border-box;"> <div style="box-sizing:border-box"><span style="font-size:16px">Diverse role including laboratory work, research data entry, trial registry management.</span></div> </li> <li style="box-sizing: border-box;"> <div style="box-sizing:border-box"><span style="font-size:16px">Join one of Australia&rsquo;s leading health, community and aged care providers</span></div> </li> <li style="box-sizing: border-box;"><span style="font-size:16px">Temporary Full Time position (12 months – funded role) Part time position considered depending on needs of successful applicant)</span></li> <li style="box-sizing: border-box;"> <div style="box-sizing:border-box"><span style="font-size:16px">Excellent salary packaging options available</span></div> </li> </ul> <p style="-webkit-text-stroke-width:0px; background-color:#ffffff; box-sizing:border-box; color:#4e433a; font-family:Arial; font-size:14.66px; font-style:normal; font-variant-caps:normal; font-variant-ligatures:normal; font-weight:400; letter-spacing:normal; line-height:22px; margin-bottom:10px; margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px; margin-top:0px; orphans:2; text-decoration-color:initial; text-decoration-style:initial; text-indent:0px; text-transform:none; white-space:normal; widows:2; word-spacing:0px"><span style="font-size:16px"><strong style="box-sizing:border-box; font-weight:700"><em style="box-sizing:border-box">About the role</em></strong></span></p> <p style="-webkit-text-stroke-width:0px; background-color:#ffffff; box-sizing:border-box; color:#4e433a; font-family:Arial; font-size:14.66px; font-style:normal; font-variant-caps:normal; font-variant-ligatures:normal; font-weight:400; letter-spacing:normal; line-height:22px; margin-bottom:10px; margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px; margin-top:0px; orphans:2; text-decoration-color:initial; text-decoration-style:initial; text-indent:0px; text-transform:none; white-space:normal; widows:2; word-spacing:0px"><span style="font-size:16px">Laboratory Technician Role with additional research data entry/management tasks. The position is responsible for a range of duties including, but not limited to:</span></p> <p style="-webkit-text-stroke-width:0px; background-color:#ffffff; box-sizing:border-box; color:#4e433a; font-family:Arial; font-size:14.66px; font-style:normal; font-variant-caps:normal; font-variant-ligatures:normal; font-weight:400; letter-spacing:normal; line-height:22px; margin-bottom:10px; margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px; margin-top:0px; orphans:2; text-decoration-color:initial; text-decoration-style:initial; text-indent:0px; text-transform:none; white-space:normal; widows:2; word-spacing:0px"><span style="font-size:16px">- Maintain adequate levels of laboratory kits for clinical trials</span></p> <p style="-webkit-text-stroke-width:0px; background-color:#ffffff; box-sizing:border-box; color:#4e433a; font-family:Arial; font-size:14.66px; font-style:normal; font-variant-caps:normal; font-variant-ligatures:normal; font-weight:400; letter-spacing:normal; line-height:22px; margin-bottom:10px; margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px; margin-top:0px; orphans:2; text-decoration-color:initial; text-decoration-style:initial; text-indent:0px; text-transform:none; white-space:normal; widows:2; word-spacing:0px"><span style="font-size:16px">- Preparation of tubes, sample requisition forms, courier arrangements to ensure all study specific samples are actioned as per trial requirements</span></p> <p style="-webkit-text-stroke-width:0px; background-color:#ffffff; box-sizing:border-box; color:#4e433a; font-family:Arial; font-size:14.66px; font-style:normal; font-variant-caps:normal; font-variant-ligatures:normal; font-weight:400; letter-spacing:normal; line-height:22px; margin-bottom:10px; margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px; margin-top:0px; orphans:2; text-decoration-color:initial; text-decoration-style:initial; text-indent:0px; text-transform:none; white-space:normal; widows:2; word-spacing:0px"><span style="font-size:16px">- Coordinate with trial coordinators to facilitate timely processing, packing, shipping of clinical trial/research specimens as outlined in trial specific manuals</span></p> <p style="-webkit-text-stroke-width:0px; background-color:#ffffff; box-sizing:border-box; color:#4e433a; font-family:Arial; font-size:14.66px; font-style:normal; font-variant-caps:normal; font-variant-ligatures:normal; font-weight:400; letter-spacing:normal; line-height:22px; margin-bottom:10px; margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px; margin-top:0px; orphans:2; text-decoration-color:initial; text-decoration-style:initial; text-indent:0px; text-transform:none; white-space:normal; widows:2; word-spacing:0px"><span style="font-size:16px">- Maintain accurate logs for all Haematology frozen specimens and freezer temperatures where applicable</span></p> <p style="-webkit-text-stroke-width:0px; background-color:#ffffff; box-sizing:border-box; color:#4e433a; font-family:Arial; font-size:14.66px; font-style:normal; font-variant-caps:normal; font-variant-ligatures:normal; font-weight:400; letter-spacing:normal; line-height:22px; margin-bottom:10px; margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px; margin-top:0px; orphans:2; text-decoration-color:initial; text-decoration-style:initial; text-indent:0px; text-transform:none; white-space:normal; widows:2; word-spacing:0px"><span style="font-size:16px">- Ensure trial databases have current laboratory reference ranges entered at all times</span></p> <p style="-webkit-text-stroke-width:0px; background-color:#ffffff; box-sizing:border-box; color:#4e433a; font-family:Arial; font-size:14.66px; font-style:normal; font-variant-caps:normal; font-variant-ligatures:normal; font-weight:400; letter-spacing:normal; line-height:22px; margin-bottom:10px; margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px; margin-top:0px; orphans:2; text-decoration-color:initial; text-decoration-style:initial; text-indent:0px; text-transform:none; white-space:normal; widows:2; word-spacing:0px"><span style="font-size:16px">- Accurate and complete data entry for non-interventional Haematology registries and research projects</span></p> <p style="-webkit-text-stroke-width:0px; background-color:#ffffff; box-sizing:border-box; color:#4e433a; font-family:Arial; font-size:14.66px; font-style:normal; font-variant-caps:normal; font-variant-ligatures:normal; font-weight:400; letter-spacing:normal; line-height:22px; margin-bottom:10px; margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px; margin-top:0px; orphans:2; text-decoration-color:initial; text-decoration-style:initial; text-indent:0px; text-transform:none; white-space:normal; widows:2; word-spacing:0px"><span style="font-size:16px">- Support for investigator initiated research projects within the Haematology Department</span></p> <p style="-webkit-text-stroke-width:0px; background-color:#ffffff; box-sizing:border-box; color:#4e433a; font-family:Arial; font-size:14.66px; font-style:normal; font-variant-caps:normal; font-variant-ligatures:normal; font-weight:400; letter-spacing:normal; line-height:22px; margin-bottom:10px; margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px; margin-top:0px; orphans:2; text-decoration-color:initial; text-decoration-style:initial; text-indent:0px; text-transform:none; white-space:normal; widows:2; word-spacing:0px"><span style="font-size:16px">- Assist in maintenance of relevant standard operating procedures and working instructions as required</span></p> <p style="-webkit-text-stroke-width:0px; background-color:#ffffff; box-sizing:border-box; color:#4e433a; font-family:Arial; font-size:14.66px; font-style:normal; font-variant-caps:normal; font-variant-ligatures:normal; font-weight:400; letter-spacing:normal; line-height:22px; margin-bottom:10px; margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px; margin-top:0px; orphans:2; text-decoration-color:initial; text-decoration-style:initial; text-indent:0px; text-transform:none; white-space:normal; widows:2; word-spacing:0px"><span style="font-size:16px"><strong style="box-sizing:border-box; font-weight:700"><em style="box-sizing:border-box">What you bring</em></strong></span></p> <p style="-webkit-text-stroke-width:0px; background-color:#ffffff; box-sizing:border-box; color:#4e433a; font-family:Arial; font-size:14.66px; font-style:normal; font-variant-caps:normal; font-variant-ligatures:normal; font-weight:400; letter-spacing:normal; line-height:22px; margin-bottom:10px; margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px; margin-top:0px; orphans:2; text-decoration-color:initial; text-decoration-style:initial; text-indent:0px; text-transform:none; white-space:normal; widows:2; word-spacing:0px"><span style="font-size:16px"><strong style="box-sizing:border-box; font-weight:700">Essential Criteria&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;</span></p> <ul style="-webkit-text-stroke-width:0px; background-color:#ffffff; box-sizing:border-box; color:#4e433a; font-size:14.66px; font-style:normal; font-variant-caps:normal; font-variant-ligatures:normal; font-weight:400; letter-spacing:normal; margin-bottom:10px; margin-top:0px; orphans:2; text-decoration-color:initial; text-decoration-style:initial; text-indent:0px; text-transform:none; white-space:normal; widows:2; word-spacing:0px"> <li style="box-sizing: border-box;"> <div style="box-sizing:border-box"><span style="font-size:16px">Holder of a Biological Technicians Certificate or equivalent course of training such as Pathology Technicians Certificate, Associate Diploma of Health Sciences or Associate Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science</span></div> </li> <li style="box-sizing: border-box;"> <div style="box-sizing:border-box"><span style="font-size:16px">Demonstrated experience in biological laboratory techniques and a willingness to work with human blood samples</span></div> </li> <li style="box-sizing: border-box;"> <div style="box-sizing:border-box"><span style="font-size:16px">Proven self-directed ability to prioritise and process high volume workload whilst paying close attention to accuracy and detail&nbsp;</span></div> </li> </ul> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:medium">Calvary Mater Newcastle public hospital in Waratah, NSW, is an Affiliated Health Organisation of NSW Health. It is the major cancer care centre for the Hunter New England Local Health District, delivering more than 320,000 occasions of outpatient services and in a excess of 16,000 inpatient treatments per year. &nbsp;</span></p> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="font-size:medium">Calvary Mater Newcastle provides an Emergency Department open 24 hours seven days a week an Intensive Care Unit, and extensive Palliative Care services including the Mercy Hospice. Hunter New England Local Health District&rsquo;s Mental Health Facility and Breastscreen NSW are also located on the Mater campus.&nbsp; </span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="font-size:medium">Calvary is national provider of health, community and aged care services operating in six states and territories. Our services include public and private hospital, acute and sub-acute care, home care services and retirement and aged care services in both rural and metropolitan areas. Calvary employs over 11,000 people and has over 1,500 volunteers. &nbsp;</span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="font-size:medium">Calvary continues the mission of the Sisters and the Little Company of Mary, a mission focused on caring for those who are sick, dying and in need. We express our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect through &ldquo;being for others&rdquo; exemplified by the Spirit of Calvary and the example of Venerable Mary Potter.&nbsp;</span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="font-size:medium"><strong>How to join the team&nbsp;</strong></span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="font-size:medium">To join our diverse, compassionate team and dedicated team for a rewarding Calvary career, <a href="https://calvarycareers.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?id=TT6bNojhN2c=&amp;jbc=ere">please submit an online application. &nbsp;</a></span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="font-size:medium">Candidates must hold an Australian or NZ Citizen or the capacity to permanently work in Australia. Employment or temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australian has been identified for this position following labour market testing.&nbsp;</span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="font-size:medium">As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing to ensure your suitability for the role. &nbsp;</span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="font-size:medium"><em>Please note that we are unable to accept emailed applications, resumes or phone calls from recruitment agencies. </em></span></div>