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Technical Assistant (Entry Level) - Expression of Interest

Mile End, Australia

Reference: 6509501

  • Casual, Permanent Full/Part Time
  • Friendly, supportive and professional team
  • New modern workspace, Mile End

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 person to join our Laboratory Support Services team. As an entry level position, it would suit a person who is willing to learn and who has an outstanding work ethic.

The Laboratory Support Services team is part of the dedicated healthcare professionals at Clinpath Laboratories, working as part of Sonic Healthcare, Australia's largest provider of private pathology services.

The department operates extended hours over seven days and a variety of day, afternoon, evening, overnight and weekend shifts are available. Participation in weekend and public holiday rosters may be required. Suitable candidates may work in both Specimen Reception and Data entry areas. Attractive penalty rates payable for out of hours work.

Key Responsibilities of Laboratory Assistants:

  • Triaging of blood, urine, faecal and other biological substances in the specimen reception area;
  • General administration; and
  • Other duties as required.

Ideal Skills & Experience:

  • Willingness to learn the specific laboratory techniques;
  • Proven exceptional attention to detail and the ability to follow established procedures;
  • Comfortable taking responsibility for timely and thorough completion of tasks;
  • An outstanding work ethic and the ability to work collaboratively within a team environment to achieve and maintain our commitment to service excellence and patient care; and
  • You will be required to receive the COVID 19 vaccination including booster in order to perform this role and provide copy of 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
  • Annual employee service awards
  • Ongoing training and development
  • The opportunity to participate in the Clinpath Development Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Novated Leasing
  • Study leave for approved courses
  • On-site Physiotherapist
  • 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. This position is open to Australian/New Zealand Citizens and Australian Permanent Residents with full legal working rights.

For further details about the position, ref 2443 please contact: Kathleen Ryke, LSS Supervisor via email to

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