Frozen Section Technician / Scientist (Histopathology)

Job No: 113539
Location: Bowen Hills

  • Are you seeking a varied and interesting position? This is the opportunity for you!
  • Attractive remuneration package plus an outstanding range of benefits!
  • Excellent opportunity to gain further experience within a well-respected, high quality pathology practice!

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.

About the Opportunity

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Scientist/Technician to work in the Frozen Section of the Histopathology Department in Bowen Hills, Brisbane.

The main aim of this varied role is to perform medical laboratory tests to provide advice for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases and other disorders.

Duties will include:

  • Embedding;
  • Microtomy;
  • Attending Frozen Section and MOHs procedures; and
  • General laboratory procedures involved in the preparation of histological specimens.

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology is seeking someone with previous experience in specimen reception, embedding, microtomy and particularly frozen sections and Mohs procedures.

The ideal candidates will have well developed interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work as an effective team member. A good phone manner and exceptional attention to detail is also essential.

You will need to be available to cover a variety of rostered shifts primarily between 7am - midnight on weekdays, with participation in a weekend roster. Therefore, Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology is seeking flexible and enthusiastic individuals. Please note, however, that the organisation is committed to ensuring a healthy work/life balance for all staff.

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 candidates will join a welcoming team of dedicated health professionals with a focus on patient care.

An attractive remuneration will be offered to the successful applicant. 

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.
  • Staff Services Committee - provides functions and events for staff, fully funded by the Practice.
  • 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 Environment Policy - All SNP premises are smoke free. There are no designated smoking areas on Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology premises. 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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