Centre Bench/Sendaways Scientist

Job No: 105503
Location: Bowen Hills

  • Full-time opportunity for a Scientist within the Centre Bench/Sendaways Department!
  • Attractive remuneration and outstanding range of benefits!
  • Excellent job security within a growing organisation!

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 and offers both routine testing and specialised testing for referral laboratories throughout Australia.

About the Opportunity

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology now has an exciting, full-time opportunity for a Scientist to join the Centre Bench/Sendaways Department within the Bowen Hills laboratory. 

Rostered hours are 06:00 - 22:00 Monday to Friday. Participation in the Saturday and public holiday roster is required.

This is a busy and varied role that will see you utilising your clinical knowledge to investigate and resolve recollections, amended reports, patient misidentifications and missing specimens. You will also be required to facilitate the collection, transport and testing of precious samples and specimens for testing referred to other laboratories.

The position is a high level troubleshooting role that involves detailed problem solving, including liaising with collection and laboratory staff, pathologists, referring doctors and referral laboratories.

In order to be successful, you must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications
  • Pathology laboratory scientific experience (preferably multi-disciplinary)
  • A commitment to the provision of quality customer service
  • The ability to manage workflow to prioritise clinically significant problems
  • The ability to troubleshoot and problem solve in high pressure situations
  • Excellent phone, communication and organisational skills
  • The ability to multitask and work independently as well as part of a small team
  • Enthusiasm, resourcefulness and initiative

The role will suit a challenge driven scientist with a commitment to patient care who is keen to assist in the provision of a quality service to our customers.

About the Benefits

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology is committed to ensuring a healthy work/life balance for all staff. 

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 services assistants and other support staff.  The successful candidate will join a welcoming team, many of whom have stayed with the organisation for a number of years.

Staff members will be given a chance to develop their skills through ongoing training and provides an avenue for career development and advancement.

The successful candidates will enjoy a competitive salary, commensurate with experience and qualifications plus super, and the following permanent employee benefits:

  • Parental and Adoption Leave - SNP staff receive 6 weeks paid maternity and adoption leave as per E.B.A.
  • 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


Please note: Applications close Sunday, 9th December.

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