Scientific / Technical Officer

Job No: 113432
Location: Coffs Harbour

  • Looking to advance your career in pathology?
  • Varied opportunity now available within busy Sullivan Nicolaides laboratory in Coffs Harbour
  • Highly attractive hourly rate plus a range of great 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.

About the Opportunity

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology has an opportunity for an experienced Medical Laboratory Scientist/Technical Officer to join their Coffs Harbour Laboratory on a full-time basis.

Hours are between 7am and 8.30pm, with participation in the weekend and on-call roster as required.

To be considered, you will need to have demonstrated experience in some or all of the following areas:

  • Haematology
  • Biochemistry
  • Blood banking
  • Haemostasis
  • SRA, LIS, OHS, continuing education and quality systems

You will be required to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to prioritise your workload and complete your work tasks accurately and efficiently. You will also possess a strong commitment to laboratory turnaround times, a high attention to detail and strong customer service skills. Importantly, you'll be a self-motivated and effective worker, whether undertaking tasks autonomously or as part of a team, and consistently display accuracy in the processing and recording of results.

Please note: An AIMS-accredited medical laboratory science degree is a requirement.  

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 candidate 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, and provides an avenue for career development and advancement.

An attractive hourly rate will be offered to the 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.

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