Pathology Specimen Collector (Rockhampton)

Job No: 31565
Location: Rockhampton, QLD

  • Are you a people-focused individual interested in providing high quality patient care and customer service? This is the opportunity for you!
  • Full training provided! Gain your Certificate III in Pathology Specimen Collection with this RTO over the first 12 months of employment!
  • Attractive hourly rate, circa $18.23, plus an outstanding range of benefits!
  • Flexible part-time role to suit your lifestyle and commitments!
  • Experience in venepuncture desirable, but not essential - you need a current first aid certificate and driver's licence, reliable vehicle available for work use, and a commitment to learning and taking care of SNP patients!

Please note that this is NOT a Courier Driver position

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 is seeking a part time Pathology Specimen Collector to work as part of the Patient Services Team in Rockhampton.

The primary task of this role is to take blood samples from patients.

Some of the more specific responsibilities of the position will be to:

  • Provide quality patient care for our patients;
  • Treat our patients with care and compassion;
  • Receive urine and faeces samples;
  • Record patient information; and
  • Liaise with referrers and ancillary services.

The ideal candidate will have a high level of written and verbal communication skills, along with dedication to excellent customer service. You must also be able to work independently as well as in a team, and demonstrate the ability to perform tasks in a timely manner.

Candidates with pathology specimen collection experience will be held in high regard, although this is not essential. Sullivan Nicolaides is an accredited Registered Training Organisation, and successful candidates will embark on a comprehensive training course during shifts (minimum 5 hours per working day). Upon completion of training, candidates receive a nationally recognised Certificate III in Pathology Specimen Collection.

You will work across various areas and must be available to work shifts between 5.30am and 6.30pm Monday - Friday and have an involvement in Saturday and Sunday shifts.

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 of dedicated health professionals with a focus on patient care.

Staff members will be given a chance to develop their skills through ongoing training, and provides an avenue for career development and advancement.

An attractive hourly rate, circa $18.23, will be offered to each 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 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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