Pathologist's Assistant (Histopathology)

Job No: 31866
Location: Taringa, Brisbane

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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.

About the Opportunity

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Pathologist's Assistant, Histopathology Department to work in their laboratory at Taringa.

Sullivan Nicolaides is looking for a challenge-driven individual to be a member of their team responsible for specimen receipt, dissection and processing of a wide variety of tissue types including simple, non-complex and complex specimens.

The position is responsible to the Supervisor, Dissection and works closely with Pathologists, Pathology Trainees and staff in all areas of the department.

The central laboratory supports all Sullivan Nicolaides Histopathology laboratories throughout Queensland and northern New South Wales and processes around 2500 slides per day, with 80 staff including 20 Histopathologists.

The successful applicant will have a qualification of Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Applied Science, MBBS or appropriate qualifications and experience. Membership of the American Association of Pathologists’ Assistants is desirable.

To be successful in this role the candidate will have proven knowledge, expertise and experience in dissection of simple, non-complex and complex specimens, along with excellent coordination and interpersonal skills and a passion to maintain high standards of quality.

The successful candidate will be dedicated to planning and problem solving, as well as being enthusiastic and have a flexible approach to the work environment.

The organisation offers staff members the opportunity to improve their skills through ongoing training, and provides an avenue for career development and advancement.

An attractive remuneration package will be paid to the right applicant, and in addition to this, 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 Workplace - for those staff wanting to use nicotine replacement therapy in quitting, management provides a level of financial assistance

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