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  • Medical Laboratory Technician - Blood Bank Sydney NSW
  • NSW Health Pathology in Sydney NSW, , Australia
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

jobs description

Employment Type : Temporary Part Time up to May 2025, with potential availability of ongoing employment

Position Classification : Technical Officer Grade 1 / 2

Remuneration : $32.14 - $46.29 per hour plus superannuation

Hours Per Week : 20

Requisition ID : REQ476754

Location : Prince of Wales Hospital

Applications Close : 2 April 2024 - 11 : 59pm

About the opportunity

An exciting opportunity to develop your Immunohaematology skills and knowledge by working in Randwick Blood Bank. The Transfusion services at Randwick provides transfusion support to Prince of Wales public and private hospitals, The Royal Women's hospital, Sydney Children's Hospital and Sydney Eye Hospital.

Randwick Blood Bank provides a comprehensive transfusion service to the community. The successful applicant will be carrying out full Blood Banking procedures including (but not limited to) : Group and Screens, Phenotyping, Antibody Identifications, Elutions, Direct Antiglobulin Tests as well as crossmatching... for a variety of patients and Provision of blood during critical bleeds.

What we can offer you
• Generous salary packaging options and other fringe benefits
• Corporate wellbeing programs, including the Fitness Passport
• Learning and development opportunities, including in-house training with RTO My Health Learning

What you'll be doing

Perform a range of Blood Bank laboratory investigations and tests (manual and automated) and technical tasks by applying established methods and procedures, as directed.

Undertake other Blood Bank laboratory duties including preparation of materials and the maintenance of equipment in line with established laboratory processes, procedures and protocols.

Interested in joining Australia’s largest public pathology service? Apply now by addressing the following questions :
• Minimum qualification of Diploma in Laboratory Technology or an equivalent qualification from a recognised tertiary institution with subjects relevant to pathology or medical laboratory operations
• Demonstrated knowledge and / or experience in the delivery of Transfusion services within the Blood Bank / Transfusion or Immunohaematology department knowledge, and experience in the use of Laboratory Information Systems, Patient Systems and Quality Systems
• Ability to work in a responsible and efficient manner and to manage competing priorities to meet deadlines while under pressure
• Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment whilst working autonomously to deliver results within specified timeframes set to meet client expectations
• Customer focused approach displaying well-developed interpersonal skills and good oral and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with customers and patients as well as clinical laboratory staff
• Display initiative, problem solving and analytical skills including an ability to apply established principles in a laboratory and investigate and resolve general and complex issues within the laboratory environment
• Commitment to the principles of quality management and continuous quality improvement and to identify, develop and implement quality and service improvement activities
• Ability and willingness to fully participate in a 24 / 7 rotating roster (Laboratory shifts include mornings, days, evening and overnights, weekends and public holidays).

Need more information?

1) Click here for the Position Description

2) Find out more about applying for this position

3) For role related queries or questions contact Steven Lamb on [email protected]

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 PD2023 022 Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious 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.

All NSW Health workers are required to have completed a primary course of a COVID-19 vaccine which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA).

Additionally, Category A workers are required to receive a booster dose three months after completing the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations.

New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health, or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate (IM011 immunisation medical exemption form) certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW.

Acceptable proof of vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate.

Booster doses are highly recommended for all health care workers who have completed the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations.

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 temporary and 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
Sydney NSW Australia

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