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Medical Laboratory Assistant - Pathology Collector

Medical Laboratory Scientists
15 days ago

Employment Type: Casual
Position Classification: Tech Assist Gde 2
Remuneration: $27.69 - $28.81 per hour plus superannuation
Requisition ID: REQ256196
Location: Sutherland
Applications Close: 19 September 2021 - 11:59pm

In line with the Public Health Order, all NSW Health employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19. To be eligible for consideration to perform work for NSW Health Pathology, all recruits must provide evidence against COVID-19 and comply with the requirements of the Public Health Order prior to appointment.

About the opportunity

Interested in being part of a community focused, dedicated team of Pathology Collectors? This position is for you!

NSW Health Pathology are currently seeking a Casual Medical Laboratory Assistant - Pathology Collector to join the team at Sutherland.


Being part of NSW Health Pathology means you’re helping create better health and justice systems every day.

We operate more than 60 laboratories and around 200 collection centres across NSW and conduct over 60 million tests per annum. Our network of pathologists are supported by scientists, technicians and support staff who quickly and accurately assess samples so clinical teams can make the best possible treatment decisions for patients. We encourage our staff to be involved in research and innovation opportunities to help create safer, healthier communities. Our Forensic & Analytical Science Service provides independent, objective analysis to the NSW criminal and coronial justice systems.

What we can offer you

  • Learning and development opportunities, including in-house training with RTO My Health Learning

What you'll be doing

Contribute to a customer-focused pathology collection service for inpatients and outpatients.
Perform venepuncture and other duties pertaining to blood collecting and haematological investigations as required.


Interested in joining Australia’s largest public pathology service? Apply now by addressing the following questions:

  • Certificate III in Pathology Collections and/or previous experience in venepuncture or a demonstrated ability to learn all aspects of the clinical environment relevant to the Department.
  • Demonstrated customer service experience and skills, preferably in a clinical environment, including the ability to communicate effectively with customers, patients and clinical staff.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and trouble shooting skills, with the ability to resolve general issues within the clinical environment.
  • Familiarity with pathology terminology and requirements and the willingness to learn paediatric and neonate blood collections.
  • Unencumbered Class C Driver's License (valid in NSW) with the capacity to travel to any site as required and must be willing to participate in shift type work.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities and to maintain high quality work output under pressure.
  • Excellent computer skills including high attention to detail and data accuracy.


Need more information?

For role related queries or questions contact Anita Burnie on


Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases

This is a Category A position. All Category A applicants must read and understand NSW Health Policy Directive PD2020_017 Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Diseases. All recruits must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy. All recruits must provide evidence against specified diseases and comply with the requirements of this policy at their own cost prior to appointment.


New to NSW Health Pathology?

The preferred candidate may be required to undergo a functional assessment prior to appointment.


Talent Pool
If the selection panel identifies more than one suitable candidate for the role, an eligibility list will be created for future casual vacancies.


Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

NSW Health Pathology is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We seek to recruit from diverse applicants and create teams with skills, perspectives and experiences that complement each other at work. We welcome suitably qualified applicants regardless of age, ethnicity, socio-cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Salary Details*
Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $27
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $30
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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