Scientist (Toowoomba Laboratory)

Job No: 105376
Location: Toowoomba

  • Exciting opportunities for career development with a well respected, industry leader!
  • Join a great team and 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 has an exciting opportunity for a full time or flexible part-time Medical Laboratory Scientist to join their Toowoomba Laboratory.

This is a challenging role which offers the development of a broad skills base and allows the scientist to develop closer working relationships with medical and nursing staff.     

Applicants will have appropriate degree/diploma in Medical Laboratory Science and have experience in all major disciplines including Haematology, Biochemistry and Immunohaematology.

The successful applicant will ideally have advanced skills in Immunohaematology and will be required to participate in a 24-hour roster, including after hours and weekend shifts which attracts significant penalty rates and the possibility of an additional 5 days annual leave.

Importantly, you will have well developed interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to work both independently and as an effective and supportive team member. Excellent organisational skills are also essential, with a demonstrated ability to prioritise workload and work accurately and efficiently.

About the Benefits

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

The successful candidate will enjoy an attractive salary commensurate with skills and experienceplus super and penalty rates for weekend, public holiday and after-hours shifts. 

In addition, permanent employees enjoy the following 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 the 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.

The city of Toowoomba is approximately 1.5 hours west of Brisbane and services the Darling Downs district with the provision of excellent educational, health, arts and sporting facilities.

Please Note: Applications close COB Monday 26th November 2018.

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