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Scientist - Expression of interest - Chemistry, Haematology Automated and Hospital Laboratories | Registration for future vacancy

Mile End, Australia

Reference: 5784110

  • Various positions, Permanent and Casual as operationally required
  • Friendly, supportive and professional team
  • Mile End and Hospital Laboratories

About Clinpath Pathology

Clinpath Pathology is a quality pathology service provider, focusing on professional excellence, reliability, excellent customer service and business integrity. Clinpath provides you with the opportunity to become a part of an Australian wide medical testing laboratory network, focused on medical leadership and expert advice. We serve our South Australian medical practitioners, private hospitals and aged care facilities.

About the Opportunity

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic Scientist to work as part of a highly supportive and dynamic team. This role will be responsible for assisting with processing of laboratory specimens in keeping with established department protocols, ensuring timely, accurate and complete results with emphasis on prioritising urgent and time critical specimens.

The Scientist role would require flexibility with rostered shifts, as the laboratory operating times vary over a 24/7 period. The rostered shift arrangement covers the laboratory operational times of 24/7 including day, overnight, evening, weekend and public holiday shifts.

The suitable candidate may work in the department; LSS - Specimen Reception & Data Entry, Chemistry Laboratory, GLP automated track, Haematology Automated laboratory or part of the Hospital laboratories.

Your duties will include:

  • Specimen reception and registration;
  • Sample preparation and analysis;
  • General laboratory housekeeping;
  • Current Australian driver's license
  • Stock rotation;
  • Equipment maintenance; and
  • Verification of results, if applicable.

Applicants should possess the following:

  • Relevant qualifications and experience working in a diagnostic pathology laboratory (per NPAAC standard, definition of a scientist)
  • Practical and appropriate experience working in a diagnostic laboratory environment;
  • Sound knowledge and experience in the use of laboratory equipment, automated analysers and quality control material;
  • Excellent attention to detail and time management skills;
  • Sound knowledge and experience in working in a quality controlled environment and an understanding of NATA accreditation requirements;
  • Ability to adapt to change and to be able to work with a dynamic team; and
  • You will be required to receive the Covid-19 vaccination in order to perform this role.

Why join us?

Clinpath Pathology offer a wide range of employee benefits:

  • Stable, reputable organisation (part of the global Sonic Healthcare);
  • Employee Rewards Program;
  • Ongoing training and development;
  • The opportunity to participate in the Clinpath Development Program;
  • Employee Assistance Program;
  • Employee Referral Program;
  • Free annual flu vaccination;
  • Corporate gym membership discount;
  • Charitable and social events including annual Christmas Party, Pizza days and morning teas; and
  • Work life balance and flexible working arrangements.

How to apply?

When applying, please ensure you include a cover letter, resume and address the key selection criteria as part of your application. Only those shortlisted will be contacted.

Please note: you are registering your application for future vacancy and you will be contacted if shortlisted.

For further details about the position please contact:

Kerry LaGrutta, Clinical Laboratory Manager via email on

Or Chris Gillard, Hospital Laboratories Manager via email on

Internal application quoting reference number 2214 to

External applications via

Applications Close: 30 Dec 2022