Laboratory Assistants (Coronavirus Testing)

Job No: 125982
Location: Bowen Hills

  • Looking to kickstart your career in health/science, or wanting to bring your existing experience to a supportive industry leader?
  • Full-time & part-time opportunities to support testing the community for Coronavirus - full training provided!
  • Outstanding range of benefits in a supportive team environment, with fantastic 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 is currently looking for multiple Laboratory Assistants to join their Molecular Pathology team in Bowen Hills. Working a rotating roster of 7am - 3pm or 9am - 5pm shifts, Tuesday to Saturday, these roles are available on either a full-time (temporary 12 month contract), or part-time (temporary 12 month contract) basis.

Playing a vital role in the Coronavirus testing process, you will be responsible for logging and processing specimens, operating specimen handling instruments and robotic liquid handlers, DNA/RNA extraction, and other related duties as required. Full training will be provided.

Whilst experience in pathology or a similar lab-based role will be highly regarded, this is not essential provided you have high attention to detail, a steady hand, and excellent time management. These roles would be well suited to someone with experience as a barista, kitchen hand or similar, who has a demonstrated background in fast-paced environments and strong multitasking skills.

Confident completing quality work at high speeds, you'll be committed to Sullivan Nicolaides policies and procedures and ideally be a genuinely enthusiastic and flexible individual, able to work both autonomously and as part of a busy and motivated team.

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.
Play a part in the speedy testing & diagnosis of Coronavirus with a leading pathology practice offering full training & outstanding benefits ‐ APPLY NOW!
Applications close Friday 14 August 2020 at 11pm AEST, however applications will be reviewed as they arrive and interviews or hiring may occur before this close date. 

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