Employment Type: Permanent – Full Time
Hours per week: 38
Position Grade: Technical Officer Grade 1 Year 1 - Grade 2 Year 4
Salary: $58,737.94 to $86,106.12
Enterprise Agreement: The Named NSW (Non-Declared) Affiliated Health Organisations' Health Employees Agreement
Department Name: Anatomical Pathology – Cytology & Immunopathology Laboratory, St Vincent’s Pathology (SydPath)
A vacancy exists for this shared role (4 days per week in Cytology & 1 day per week immunopathology) for a highly motivated Technical Officer with appropriate knowledge and skills to join our friendly and supportive team.
Both anatomical pathology and immunopathology departments are busy units within SydPath at St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney. The departments are seeking to fill a position working in both the Cytology and Immunopathology laboratories.
Duties will include general laboratory testing, processing, preparation, accessioning, use and maintenance of equipment, QC/QA, stock maintenance and housekeeping.
The vacancy is open to Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens who hold a valid New Zealand passport, Australian permanent residents and those non-residents deemed by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship to be eligible to work in Australia only.
About St Vincent's Health Network Sydney:
St Vincent's Health Network Sydney is made up of three public hospitals, St Vincent's Hospital Sydney, Sacred Heart Health Service and St Joseph's Hospital at Auburn. We are part of St Vincent's Health Australia, the largest diversified health care organisation within Australia's not for profit Catholic health care sector. As a Catholic health and aged care service provider, our mission is to bring God's love to those in need through the healing ministry of Jesus, with a commitment to those who are poor and vulnerable.
We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices, and the principles of cultural diversity and promote a smoke free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks are conducted for all successful candidates. Employment with St Vincent's is subject to you having current immunity status that complies with the Occupational Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases - NSW Health Policy Directive PD2020 _017.
St Vincent's Health Network Sydney is committed to reconciliation and encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for all advertised positions.
When applying for the position, Applicants will be required to upload a recent Resume as well as a separate Cover Letter addressing the Selection Criteria for the position as outlined below. External applicants are to upload their Cover Letter alongside their Resume when reaching the ‘My Experience tab >Resume/CV> Upload. For Internal applicants, this document is to be uploaded further down the page alongside your Resume under Resume/CV> Upload.
1. Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to the Philosophy, Mission and Values of Mary Aikenhead Ministries and St Vincent’s Health Australia. 2. Appropriate qualifications in a technical field relevant to the practice of pathology.
3. Knowledge of or previous experience in general immunology testing and Cytology.
4. Ability to follow defined protocols and procedures with excellent communication skills and an eye for detail.
5. Demonstrated ability to work both autonomously and in a multidisciplinary team environment and work within flexible working hours.
6. Excellent time management skills and ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
7. Demonstrated experience and knowledge of quality improvement, control measures and WHS requirements.
8. Ability to appropriately action unusual/critical results.
An example on how to address the selection criteria is provided in the link below in order to assist you with completing your application.
Applicants that do not address the selection criteria will have their application automatically culled.
Applications close on 19 January 2022
Review the following documents:
How to Upload and Address the Selection Criteria
Position Description - Technical Officer
Job Demands Checklist and Health Declaration Form
Aphrodite Ntzaferi, Senior Hospital Scientist, 02 83829225, firstname.lastname@example.org
Alison Barry, Scientific Head of Immunology & Serology & GMP Production Manager Immunopathology, 02 8382 9175, email@example.com
19 January 2022 11:59pm
At St Vincent's we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees. As part of our Commitment to Reconciliation and Closing the Gap in employment related outcomes, we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.
For further information, visit https ://www.svha.org.au/about-us/reconciliation or get in contact at firstname.lastname@example.org
View Reconciliation Action Plan
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