Pathology Specimen Collector (Northern Rivers Area)

Job No: 92848
Location: Northern Rivers, NSW

  • 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! 
  • Experience in venipuncture essential - 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!

 

Please note that this is NOT a Courier Driver position

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 exciting opportunity for a part-time Pathology Specimen Collector to join their Pathology team in the Northern Rivers region of NSW.

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 hospital;
  • 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 hospital setting.

The ideal candidate will have a high level of written and verbal communication skills, along with dedication to excellent customer service. You must also be able to work independently as well as in a team and demonstrate the ability to perform tasks in a timely manner.

You must hold a First Aid Certificate, driver's license, have access to a reliable vehicle, and be able to work Monday - Friday between the hours of 07:00 and 16:00.

While not essential, candidates with pathology specimen collection experience and/or a Certificate III or IV in Pathology Specimen Collection will be held in high regard.

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, will be offered to each successful applicant. Hospital collectors are eligible for progression to a Level 5 rate of pay and are also eligible for 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.
  • 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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