Scientist - Molecular Pathology Department (Part-Time Maternity Cover)

Job No: 114128
Location: Bowen Hills

  • Part-time, 3 day per week maternity cover position (12 month contract)
  • Attractive remuneration package plus an outstanding range of benefits!
  • Supportive team environment with opportunities for career progression!

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 now has a 3 day per week, part-time opportunity for a Scientist to work in the Molecular Pathology Department located at the Bowen Hills laboratory. This is a maternity cover position for a period of 12 months.

The main aim of this varied role is to perform a wide variety of DNA and RNA extraction and PCR amplification/detection techniques used for Molecular Microbiology and Molecular Genetics testing.

To be successful in this role, you'll have a diploma or degree in a relevant area of study from a recognised tertiary institution. Prior experience in general molecular biology techniques or microbiology/molecular microbiology will be advantageous.

You'll have excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as a demonstrated ability to prioritise your workload and work accurately and efficiently. You will also possess a strong commitment to laboratory turnaround times and the ability to perform several tasks concurrently without error.

This is a perfect role for an enthusiastic individual who has a flexible approach to their work, as you will be required to work rostered shifts including some weekend and public holiday work as required. Currently shift start times vary between the hours of 6:00am and 12:00 midday as assigned to the various testing rosters.

Please note, however, that Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology is committed to ensuring a healthy work/life balance for all staff.

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 service assistants and other support staff.

The organisation offers staff members the opportunity to develop their skills through ongoing training and provides an avenue for career development and advancement.

In addition to a competitive remuneration package commensurate with experience and qualifications, 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.
  • 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.
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