Scientist Health Practitioner

Job Description

Develop scientific knowledge and expertise through active learning and by engaging in professional development activities.  With excellent communication skills and a can do attitude you will work cooperatively within the team and with clients, both internal and external to the laboratory producing effective work output and a high quality of service delivery.

Key competencies (role specific criteria)

You will be assessed on your ability to demonstrate the following:

  • Relevant knowledge, skill and expertise, at a minimum, obtained through relevant tertiary education, but increasing commensurate with experience.
  • Knowledge and skills, or ability to acquire knowledge and skill, of the operational requirements of a molecular diagnostic unit, microbiology discipline and core laboratory skills (Haematology, Chemical Pathology, Transfusion Medicine) and ability to perform relevant methods and procedures in each or any of these.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a team member, to produce an effective work     output in terms of quality and quantity.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, client focus and ability to communicate effectively.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, and ability to comply with organisational policies and procedures, and assist the laboratory to comply with all relevant legislative, administrative, and professional standards including meeting NATA / ISO / TGA accreditation / certification requirements.

 Qualifications, registrations and other requirements

  • The successful applicant must hold at least a tertiary Degree in Medical Laboratory Science (or equivalent) from a recognised university or tertiary institution.
  • Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification. Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor / manager prior to the commencement of duties.
  • Active membership of a relevant professional association would be well-regarded but not compulsory
  • Please detail any visa conditions you may have if you are not a permanent resident of Australia.
  • We understand that some people may require adjustments to the workplace or the way the work is performed. All applicants are encouraged to advise the panel of any support or reasonable adjustments (i.e. building access, wheelchair access, interpreting services etc.) that may be required.
  • The successful candidate will participate in a continuous shift roster.