Laboratory Assistant

Job Description

QML Pathology offers above Award wages through its Certified Agreement, as well as employment benefits such as discounted Private Health Insurance, staff advantages program, bulk billing of pathology and x-ray services, and health and wellbeing programs.
A vacancy exists for a Laboratory Assistant to perform processing duties in our specimen distribution and general laboratory tasks at our Gladstone Location. The position is on a permanent part time basis working a minimum of 60 hours per fortnight with the ability increase hours. You will be rostered various shifts Monday to Saturday between the hours of 7am – 6pm  with participation in weekend rosters where applicable.

Your duties will include:
  • Receipt and processing of specimens through SRA
  • Identifying and prioritising urgent specimens and reconciling errors.
  • Assisting scientific staff in sample processing
  • General laboratory maintenance including ordering and receipting of stores, storage and retrieval of specimens
  • Handling phone calls from internal and external customers
  • Some courier work is required with the position.
You will possess: 
  • A willingness to adhere to departmental and organisational policies and procedures.
  • Must be a cohesive and contributing member of the team and display positive attitudes towards achieving outcomes
  • Strong time management, interpersonal and organisational skills;
  • Attention to detail
  • An Open licence 
  • Problem solving skills
  • Awareness of Workplace Health and Safety and quality assurance processes and procedures
  • Previous laboratory experience is desired, with appropriate training provided to the successful candidate.
QML Pathology provides world class diagnostic services to the medical community in Queensland and Northern New South Wales.

Our organisation aims to achieve and maintain the highest standard of service and scientific excellence within chosen markets. 

Applications to or alternatively apply via the appropriate link below. Applications close Wednesday 18th May 2022. Please quote job number (298741) when applying.

Only people who have the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

Employment at QML Pathology may be subject to a satisfactory pre-employment medical assessment.

QML is an equal opportunity employer.