Complex and Non-Complex Dissectionists (Histopathology)

Job No: 104665
Location: Bowen Hills

  • Opportunity for a Scientist within the Dissection area of a busy Histopathology Department!
  • Attractive remuneration and outstanding range of benefits!
  • Full-time, evening shift - enjoy a work/life balance that suits your needs!
  • Excellent job security within a growing organisation!

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.

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology services the Brisbane metropolitan area and regional areas extending as far north as Cairns and south to Coffs Harbour and offers both routine testing and specialised testing for referral laboratories throughout Australia.

About the Opportunity

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology now has multiple full-time opportunities for Complex and Non-Complex Dissectionists to join their Histopathology Department at Bowen Hills.

Reporting to the Coordinator/Manager and working closely with Pathologists, Pathology Trainees and staff in all areas of the department, these positions are responsible for specimen receipt, dissection and processing of a wide variety of tissue types including simple, non-complex and complex specimens.

The successful candidates will hold a Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Applied Science, MBBS or other appropriate qualifications and experience. Membership of the American Association of Pathologists’ Assistants is desirable for complex dissection. 

Proven knowledge, expertise and experience in dissection of simple, non-complex and complex specimens is required, along with excellent coordination and interpersonal skills, a commitment to maintaining high standards of quality and a dedication to planning and problem solving. Importantly, you'll be enthusiastic and have a flexible approach to the work environment.

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 candidate will join a welcoming team, many of whom have stayed with the organisation for a number of years.

Staff members will be given a chance to develop their skills through ongoing training and provides an avenue for career development and advancement.

The successful candidates will enjoy a competitive salary, commensurate with experience and qualifications plus super, and the following permanent employee benefits:

  • Parental and Adoption Leave - SNP staff receive 6 weeks paid maternity and adoption leave as per E.B.A.
  • 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 Workplace - 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.

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