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Scientist (Chemistry)

Mile End, Australia

Reference: 6171617

  • Permanent Full or Part Time
  • Friendly, supportive and professional team
  • Purpose built state of the art laboratory Clinpath

About Clinpath Pathology

Clinpath Pathology is a quality pathology service provider, focusing on professional excellence, reliability, excellent customer service and business integrity. Based at Mile End in a new state of the art laboratory 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.

We are an equal opportunity employer and offer a dynamic and supportive work environment where the contribution of people with different skill sets, cultures and backgrounds is valued.

About the Opportunity

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic Scientist to work as part of a 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 Clinical departments as operationally required of; LSS - Specimen Reception & Data Entry, Chemistry Laboratory, GLP automated track and the Haematology Automated laboratory.

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 inclusive of booster dose if eligible and provide certificate.

Why join us?

Clinpath Pathology offer a wide range of employee benefits:

  • Stable, reputable organisation (part of the global Sonic Healthcare)
  • Paid Parental Leave options
  • 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
  • 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.

Applications close: 30th November 2022

For further details about the position ref. no. 2314, please contact: Kerry LaGrutta, Clinical Laboratory Manager via email KLagrutta@clinpath.com.au or Rick Merkel, Chemistry Supervisors Manager via email rmerkel@clinpath.com.au


Applications Close: 30 Nov 2022