Pathology Service Assistant

Job No: 111574
Location: Lismore

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  • Are you seeking a varied and interesting entry level laboratory position? This is the opportunity for you!
  • Experience in a healthcare / medical setting desirable, but not essential ‐ comprehensive training provided!
  • In addition to your attractive hourly rate of $20.84 + super, you will enjoy an outstanding range of benefits!

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 full-time (37.5 hours/wk) Pathology Services Assistant to join their team in the Lismore Laboratory at St Vincent's Private Hospital.

Applicants must be available to participate in a rotational roster with full availability between 10.30am - 8.30pm, Monday to Friday.

Your key responsibilities in the laboratory will be:

  • Specimen registration, coding of tests and other data entry functions
  • Preparing specimens for analysis/transport
  • General administration duties
  • Courier driving as required
  • Dispatching specimens
  • Assisting in other areas of the laboratory

The role requires an enthusiastic attitude, excellent communication skills and an employment history which shows initiative, attention to detail and proven ability to work within a team focused, high pressure environment. The ability to work comfortably while under pressure cannot be underestimated in this role.

All applicants please note; this is not a receptionist role. The role is laboratory based with a key focus on data entry, specimen handling and courier driving as required.    

The successful applicant will have demonstrated experience in a similar role within a laboratory / healthcare environment, along with strong computer skills.

About the Benefits

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology offers staff members the opportunity to work in an organisation that places a high value on its people.

In return for your hard work, you'll receive an attractive hourly rate of $20.84 + super, with eligibility for promotion as skills are gained. 

Full-time employees of Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology also enjoy the following benefits:

  • Parental and Adoption Leave -­ SNP staff receive 6 weeks paid maternity and adoption leave as per CWA
  • 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 X­Ray and other diagnostic imaging through Queensland X­Ray
  • 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.

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

Please note: Applications close Friday 31st May, 2019.

Previous applicants need not apply. 

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