Laboratory Scientist

Job Description

  • Are you a people-focused individual interested in providing high-quality care and customer service?
  • Full-time opportunity with full training provided - be part of a stable, growing industry!
  • Receive an attractive hourly rate, strong job security and a great range of additional benefits!

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 3,000 people.

With many employees enjoying a 20+ tenure, we deliver on the promise of learning development and career progression.

Fostering a true culture of support, we maintain an open-door policy, with each of our team members playing a role in patient care driven to ensure a top-quality service is provided.

Join Our Team at the Mackay Laboratory in Queensland, Australia!

The Mackay Laboratory is seeking a dynamic and dedicated Rotational Laboratory Scientist to become an integral part of our thriving multidisciplinary laboratory. Located in the picturesque region of Mackay, Queensland, our laboratory operates 24 hours a day, providing essential services to the community.

Why Choose Mackay?

Mackay, known as the gateway to the stunning Great Barrier Reef, offers an unparalleled lifestyle in the heart of tropical North Queensland. With its pristine beaches, lush rainforests, and a vibrant community, Mackay provides an ideal balance between professional growth and quality of life.

Position Overview:

As a Rotational Laboratory Scientist at the Mackay Laboratory, you will have the opportunity to work across various departments, including Haematology, Biochemistry, Immunohaematology, Microbiology, and Molecular Pathology. We are looking for candidates with a passion for laboratory science and a commitment to delivering high-quality results.

Key Requirements:

To be considered for this position, applicants must:

  • Hold a relevant tertiary qualification in medical laboratory science (or equivalent).
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Haematology, Coagulation, Microbiology, Immunohaematology and Biochemistry disciplines.
  • Be an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual with a comprehensive understanding of pathology laboratory operations and accreditation requirements.
  • Possess a high level of interpersonal and organizational skills, along with a commitment to exceptional customer service.
  • Have the ability to work autonomously and collaboratively within a team, delivering timely and accurate results in a busy regional laboratory.
  • Display strong problem-solving abilities, coupled with effective communication and interpersonal skills.

Benefits on offer - Perks of the Job

You will be part of a welcoming team of dedicated health professionals with a focus on patient care. You’ll have a fulfilling & rewarding career working with us and contribute to quality healthcare and diagnostic support that you can be proud of.

With this role, you’ll be given the opportunity for career growth and development whilst finding yourself an integral member of a fun and inclusive team environment.

The pay rate and category for this position will be commensurate with the skill level and experience of the successful applicant.

This role involves participation in a 24/7 rotational shift roster, and we are seeking a flexible and enthusiastic individual to contribute to our collaborative team.

This role comes with fantastic benefits including: 

  • Fitness Passport – Access to discounted gym memberships at any gym of their choosing.
  • Parental and Adoption Leave – Receive twelve weeks of paid parental and adoption leave
  • Staff Services Committee – Provides functions and events for our team, fully funded by the Practice.
  • Employee Assistance Program – A free, confidential, and voluntary counselling service provided as a resource to all our people, as well as immediate family
  • Private Health Insurance – Discounted private health insurance through BUPA, HCF and Medibank Private.
  • Pathology Services – You and your immediate family (children, partners, and parents) have access to bulk-billed Pathology Services.
  • X-Ray Services – You will have access to bulk-billed X-Ray and other diagnostic imaging through Queensland X-Ray.
  • Smoke-Free Environment Policy – All of our premises are smoke-free. For those wanting to use nicotine replacement therapy in quitting, we provide financial assistance towards the cost of nicotine replacement patches.

Benefits of Working in Mackay:

  • Natural Beauty: Explore the pristine beaches, lush rainforests, and unique wildlife of the region.
  • Work-Life Balance: Enjoy a balanced lifestyle in a community that values both personal and professional well-being.
  • Community Spirit: Join a vibrant community that embraces diversity and fosters a sense of belonging.
  • Professional Development: Take advantage of opportunities for career growth and continuous learning.

Apply now to embark on a fulfilling career in the heart of tropical North Queensland!