Senior Medical Typist (Histopathology)

Job No: 97619
Location: Bowen Hills, Brisbane

  • Multiple opportunities - part-time flexi and maternity relief positions
  • Bowen Hills base - busy Histopathology department
  • Attractive remuneration and outstanding range of benefits!

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 is seeking Senior Medical Typists to join their Histopathology team based at Bowen Hills. These roles are being offered on a part-time flexi and maternity relief basis. The successful applicant will be required to cover a variety of shifts over a 24 hour period Monday to Friday and have the flexibility to change as required.

The primary responsibility of the Senior Medical Typist will be typing medical reports.

 Some of the key duties of this role will be to:

  • Generate medical reports;
  • Uphold quality standards within the laboratory by adhering to departmental quality system procedures;
  • Comply with OH&S policies and programs;
  • Satisfy the requirements of both internal and external customers;
  • Participate in in-service training and train other staff as required; and
  • Perform special duties as required to contribute to the implementation of the strategic plan and effective functioning of the organisation as a whole.

The successful applicants will bring an enthusiastic and flexible attitude to the working environment and will have a good working knowledge of medical terminology, highly-developed communication skills and a typing speed of at least 80 words per minute. Any experience in histological office procedures will also be highly regarded.

About the Benefits

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology is committed to ensuring a healthy work/life balance for all staff. 

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, providing an avenue for career development and advancement.

The successful candidates will enjoy a competitive salary, commensurate with experience and qualifications plus super, overtime 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.

Please note: Applications for this position are closing Friday 13th April, 2018. 

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