Overview

NSW Government NSW Health Pathology

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time up to March 2025 with potential availability of ongoing employment

Position Classification: Technical Officer Grade 1/2

Remuneration: $63,725.98 – $91,786.58 per annum plus super

Hours Per Week: 38

Requisition ID: REQ461370

Location: Tamworth Hospital

Application close: 04 February 2024 – 11:59pm

About the opportunity

Join our team at Tamworth! We currently have a Temporary Full Time Technical Officer position available.

You will be working at the NSWH Pathology Tamworth. The Laboratory is located on the grounds of Tamworth Base hospital, one of the largest regional Hospitals in NSW. This hospital offers a large range of speciality services and is the North West/New England hub for many speciality medical services.

Tamworth is a growing Regional city that has excellent sporting/cultural and educational facilities. Tamworth is well served by Road, Rail and air services linking east coast metropolitan capital cities.

What we can offer you

This position is eligible for a Rural Health Workforce Incentive Scheme 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 Fitness Passport
Learning and development opportunities, including in-house training with RTO My Health Learning

What you’ll be doing

Perform a range of laboratory investigations and tests (manual and automated) and technical tasks by applying established methods and procedures, as directed. Undertake other 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 experience in the delivery of pathology services within a discipline relevant to the department, including 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

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 pathology 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

Need more information? 2) Find out more about applying for this position 3) For role related queries or questions contact Donald Clausen on Don.Clausen@health.nsw.gov.au 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 PD2022_030 Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified 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

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