Pathology Specimen Collector (Cairns)

Job No: 111452
Location: Cairns

  • Are you a people-focused individual interested in providing high-quality patient care and customer service? This is the opportunity for you!
  • Flexible part-time role, temporary to cover extended sick leave.
  • Attractive hourly rate of $20.00 - $22.83 plus an outstanding range of benefits!

Please note this is not a courier position.

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 flexible part-time Pathology Specimen Collector to join their Cairns team. The position will be predominantly based in Kuranda but the successful applicant will be rostered to work at a range of collection centres throughout the Cairns Area.

A variety of shifts exist between 6am and 6pm, so the flexibility to work between these hours is a must for the successful candidate. Participation in a rotating Saturday roster is also required.

The primary task of this role is to take blood samples from patients.

Some of the more specific responsibilities of the position will be:

  • Providing quality care for our patients in the community;
  • Treating our patients with care and compassion;
  • Receiving urine and faeces samples;
  • Recording patient information;
  • Completing online training via our eLearning training system; and
  • Liaising with referrers and ancillary services in a community setting.

Applicants must have well developed interpersonal skills and a commitment to patient care and customer service. The successful candidate will have neat and professional presentation, effective written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work autonomously or as part of a team.

Experience in venipuncture is preferable but not essential.

Please Note: A current driver's licence and reliable vehicle are requirements of this role.

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 services assistants and other support staff. The successful candidates will join a welcoming team of dedicated health professionals with a focus on patient care.

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

An attractive hourly rate of $20.00 - $22.83 will be offered to each successful applicant. 

In addition, permanent employees enjoy the following benefits:

  • Parental and Adoption Leave - SNP staff receive 6 weeks paid maternity and adoption leave as per E.B.A.
  • 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 Environment Policy - All SNP premises are smoke free. There are no designated smoking areas on Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology premises. 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.

 This is your chance to join a leading pathology company and enjoy outstanding benefits! Don't miss out ‐ APPLY NOW!

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