Position Details
Reference Number 37035
Position Title Laboratory Assistant
Employment Status Fixed Term Full Time
Location Austin Hospital
Department / Ward / Clinical Area Pathology Pre Analytical Services
Hours per Week 80.00
Position Summary

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Laboratory Assistant to join our Central Specimen Reception within Austin Pathology to fill a Fixed-Term Full-Time position.

Specimen Reception currently operates a 24 hour service, 7 days a week. The occupant of this position must be willing and available to work at any time on any day of the week as rostered. These roster arrangements are not fixed and will change in response to changes in demands for services.

To be successful in this role you must demonstrate/Key responsibilities will include:

  • Laboratory experience
  • Ability to enter data accurately
  • Able to respond to enquiries for information on laboratory procedures or results
  • A strong work ethic
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and in a team situation
  • Basic understanding of simple laboratory tests
  • Ability to identify and prioritise patient requests according to laboratory procedure
  • Basic laboratory skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to assist and support change
  • Good organisational skills

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Contact Person Kimberley Lam
Contact Number (03) 9496 3100
Alternate Contact Person Linh Ngo
Alternate Contact Number (03) 9496 3571
Closing Date 14/04/2021
Position Description
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