Centre Bench/Sendaways Scientist

Job No: 98564
Location: Bowen Hills, Brisbane

  • Full-time opportunity for a Scientist within the Centre Bench/Sendaways team in Bowen Hills
  • Attractive remuneration and outstanding range of benefits!
  • 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 an exciting, full-time opportunity for a Scientist to join the Centre Bench/Sendaways team in Bowen Hills. 

This is a busy and varied role that will see you organising recollections; amending reports; resolving patient misidentifications; locating missing specimens and processing specimens for tests referred to other laboratories. It is a high level troubleshooting role that involves detailed problem solving which includes communicating with collection and laboratory staff, referring doctors and referral laboratories.

The role will suit challenge driven staff who are keen to assist in the provision of a quality service to our customers. The spread of hours are 06:00 - 22:30 Monday to Friday. Participation in the Saturday and public holiday roster is required. 

The successful applicant will have the flexibility to work across the hours required as well as the following skills

  • a commitment to the provision of quality customer service
  • a keen eye for detail
  • the ability to trouble shoot and problem solve in high pressure situations
  • excellent phone, communication and organisation skills
  • the ability to multitask and work independently and as part of a small team
  • be enthusiastic, resourceful and show initiative
  • relevant tertiary qualifications
  • experience in a diagnostic pathology laboratory would be highly regarded 

Applications close Friday 18th May, 2018.

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 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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