NSW Government

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Senior Hospital Scientist I/C Lab
Remuneration: $135,137.57 – $142,553.19 per annum plus superannuation
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ451635
Location: Orange
Applications Close: 17 December 2023 – 11:59pm

About the opportunity

We are on the lookout for our next Laboratory Manager to lead the way in 2024!

With an additional Rural Health Workforce Incentive allowance of $5k per year.

Most will know Orange for its award-winning restaurants, cool-climate wines, and spectacular scenery – and rightfully so!
But there’s so much more to our heritage rich country town.

Orange has something to offer everyone – whether it be establishing roots in a town with a real sense of belonging to a wider community, the quiet peacefulness of wide-open landscapes or the gateway to adventures across Country NSW… and did we mention delicious food and wine!

Running deep through the veins of Orange you’ll find us, NSW Health Pathology.
Our team is highly skilled and dedicated to providing a 24/7 service to the large regional centre of Orange and surrounds, understanding that the work we do, is for us and our communities.

Bring your wealth of knowledge gained from experience and studies to a team who are keen to grow, whilst supported by a team of In Charge Scientists and Senior Operations Manager.

There’s never been a better time to join us – NSW Health Pathology, Orange.

What we can offer you

  • This position is eligible for a

allowance of up to $5,000 plus super per annum in addition to award entitlements * Accrued Days Off in addition to Annual Leave

  • Generous salary packaging options and other fringe benefits
  • Corporate wellbeing programs, including the
  • Learning and development opportunities, including in-house training with RTO

What you’ll be doing

Responsible for managing the laboratory to provide an efficient and effective service across operational management, compliance management, financial planning and reporting, department performance monitoring and reporting, corporate risk management, human resources management and strategic planning.

Interested in joining Australia’s largest public pathology service? Apply now by addressing the following questions: * Tertiary qualifications of at least a Bachelor Degree in Science/Medical Laboratory Science, with subjects relevant to pathology or an equivalent recognised qualification relevant to Medical Laboratory Science or relevant specialty

  • Proven leadership and operational management skills and experience including budget management, staff and resource management and maintenance of professional standards and accreditation within organisational funding and performance frameworks
  • Demonstrated experience with the implementation of quality improvement and risk management including an understanding of the relevant legislative and regulatory requirements in healthcare
  • Demonstrated experience in change management and use of financial, statistical, human resources and management data to proactively improve laboratory efficiency and effectiveness
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking and professional networks in a specialty of pathology relevant to the laboratory, and understanding of the role and function of public laboratories within the Australian and NSW health systems
  • Advanced knowledge and operating competency with Laboratory Information Systems, Microsoft Office applications and Quality Management Systems and proven data analysis skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellent customer service with a high level of interpersonal, communication, negotiation and influencing skills and the ability to develop and maintain strong collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders and interact professionally with a diverse range of people at all levels.

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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 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 two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, as defined by NSW Health. Employees working in a clinical area or are required to attend clinical areas are considered category A. Category A positions are required to provide evidence of having received three doses of COVID-19 vaccine in accordance with the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (TGA) and meet the requirements of the . You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful.

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.

Working Rights

This position is a permanent position. To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency. Please note: A person who is not an Australian citizen or a permanent resident is only eligible for temporary employment for a period not longer than the duration of their current visa.

Talent Pool

If the selection panel identifies more than one suitable candidate for the role, an eligibility list will be created for future permanent full time / part time, 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.