Laboratory Scientist/Technician (Microbiology Department)

Job No: 114965
Location: Bowen Hills

  • Are you seeking a varied and interesting position? This is the opportunity for you!
  • Attractive remuneration package plus penalty rates & an outstanding range of benefits!
  • Supportive team environment, with significant 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, the Northern Territory and northern New South Wales. Employing more than 2000 people Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology offers both routine testing and specialised testing for referral laboratories throughout Australia.

About the Opportunity

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology has an exciting opportunity for a Laboratory Scientist/Technician to work part-time evening shifts in their Microbiology department, based in Bowen Hills.

The successful applicant will ideally have:

  • Appropriate qualifications in medical laboratory science (or equivalent).
  • A theoretical knowledge of current clinical microbiology testing practices.
  • Previous laboratory experience as a scientist in clinical microbiology laboratory;
  • Experience in the use and operation of current microbiology instruments, equipment and automated analysers.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills and the ability to work as an effective member of a team.
  • The demonstrated ability to prioritise workload and work methodically and efficiently, whilst adhering to occupational health and safety policies.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as a demonstrated ability to prioritise your workload and work safely, accurately and efficiently.
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment and provide excellence in customer service.

When appropriately trained, the successful applicant will be expected to work a variety of evening shifts, which at present are between 5pm and 11:30pm or 6pm and 1:30am Monday to Friday. The successful applicant will also be expected to participate in a public holiday roster, and a weekend (day or night) roster if required. Training during the day may be required.

Please note, however, that Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology is committed to ensuring a healthy work/life balance for all staff. The organisation's Bowen Hills premises offers easy access to public transport.

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, 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. Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology also provides an avenue for career development and advancement.

The successful candidate will enjoy an attractive salary commensurate with skills and experienceplus super and penalty rates for weekend, public holiday and some after-hours shifts. 

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.
  • 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 the 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.

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

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