Laboratory Assistant (Molecular Pathology Department)

Job No: 85773
Location: Bowen Hills, Brisbane

  • Are you seeking a varied and interesting position? This is the opportunity for you!
  • Attractive remuneration package plus an outstanding range of benefits!
  • Supportive team environment, with significant opportunities for career progression!

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 currently has an opportunity for a full-time Laboratory Assistant to work in the Molecular Pathology Department of their new Bowen Hills Laboratory. 

For this role, you will be required to adhere to departmental quality system procedures and occupational health and safety requirements. You will work cooperatively with colleagues, referrers and their patients to assist in the provision of reliable and accurate results.

After training has been provided, some of your duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Performing specimen log-in, retrieval processing and filing;
  • Conducting DNA/RNA extraction;
  • Handling phone enquiries, reagent preparation;
  • Operating specimen handling instruments; and
  • Performing general laboratory duties as assigned by Laboratory Management.

You will be required to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to prioritise your workload and complete your work tasks accurately and efficiently. You will also possess a strong commitment to laboratory turnaround times, a high attention to detail and strong customer service skills. Importantly, you'll be a self-motivated and effective worker, whether undertaking tasks autonomously or as part of a team, and consistently display accuracy in the processing and recording of results.

This is a perfect role for an enthusiastic individual who has a flexible approach to their work as you will be required to work rostered shifts including some weekend and public holiday work as required.

This is an excellent opportunity to establish your career with a leading pathology practice.

About the Benefits

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 support staff. The successful candidate will join a welcoming and dedicated team.

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

For your hard work and dedication, you will receive attractive remuneration plus super.

In addition, as a permanent employee you will also enjoy the following benefits:

  • Parental and Adoption Leave - SNP staff receive 6 weeks paid maternity and adoption leave as per CWA 3
  • 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 BUPA, 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.

Take this opportunity to join a leading, respected pathology service provider — Apply Now!

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