Pathology Specimen Collector (Northern Rivers Area - Byron Bay, Mullumbimby, Ocean Shores and Bangalow)

Job No: 115262
Location: Northern Rivers

  • 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 to suit your lifestyle and commitments! 
  • You need a current first aid certificate and driver's licence, reliable vehicle available for work use, and a commitment to learning and taking care of SNP patients!
  • Attractive hourly rate of $20.00 - $22.83 plus 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 flexible part-time Pathology Specimen Collector to join their Northern Rivers Pathology Team. Initial training is at the main procedural centre in Lismore before permanent rostering between our collection centres at Byron Bay, Mullumbimby, Ocean Shores and Bangalow. Hours are between 07.00 and 18.00, Monday - Friday, with participation in the Saturday roster.

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.

The successful applicant must be meticulous, efficient, able to work alone or as part of a team, and have a demonstrable history of attention to detail and customer service.

You must hold a relevant qualification (Certificate III or IV in Pathology Specimen Collection is desirable), have a First Aid Certificate, driver's license and access to a reliable vehicle. Candidates with venipuncture experience will also be highly regarded.

Successful candidates will embark on a comprehensive training course during their first twelve months of employment. Upon completion of training, candidates receive an SNP training certificate.

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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