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Laboratory Scientists (Cytogenetics)

Scout Talent - Bowen Hills, QLD

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Are you seeking a varied and interesting position? This is the opportunity for you!
  • Attractive remuneration package, plus an outstanding range of benefits!

About the Organisation

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology is one of the largest pathology practices in Australia, providing comprehensive services to patients and doctors over a geographic area throughout Queensland and New South Wales and employing more than 2000 people.

The SNP Cytogenetics Department is the reference laboratory for cytogenetic testing for Sonic Healthcare in Australia, receiving patient samples from all states and territories. It is the largest cytogenetic laboratory in Australia, and processes all cytogenetic sample types including blood, bone marrow, solid tumours, amniotic fluid, CVS and POC, for testing by karyotyping, microarray and FISH.

About the Opportunity

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology has exciting opportunities for both full-time permanent and temporary (12 month contract) Laboratory Scientists to work from the Cytogenetics Department in Bowen Hills, Brisbane.

The main aim of this varied role is to perform laboratory and associated functions.

Some of the more specific responsibilities of the position will include: 

  • Analysis of cytogenetic specimens by G-banding
  • Other general laboratory duties as required

To be considered, applicants must have previous cytogenetic experience with the ability to perform karyotyping of human G-banded chromosomes, and a tertiary degree in a relevant area of study from a recognized tertiary institution.

The positions will suit enthusiastic, self-motivated individuals able to work with minimum supervision within a team environment. Applicants should possess excellent communication and organisational skills, and a high level of commitment to accuracy of processing and laboratory turnaround times.

Applicants must have the ability to remain focused on tasks for extended periods whilst seated at a computer workstation and/or microscope.

Positions are available for the day shift (within usual business hours) and for the evening shift (typically 3pm to 11pm) on weekdays. Note that shifts may be variable, and could include occasional weekends if/as required.

Please Note: Applications close June 20th 2021

About the Benefits

The high level of service provided by Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology is delivered by a dedicated staff comprising of pathologists, scientists, technicians, laboratory assistants, collection personnel, couriers, computer personnel, pathology services assistants and other support staff. 

The organisation offers staff members the opportunity to improve their skills through ongoing training, and provides an avenue for career development and advancement.

Permanent employees enjoy the following benefits: 

  • Parental and Adoption Leave - SNP staff receive 6 weeks paid maternity and adoption leave as per Collective Workplace Agreement.
  • Staff Services Committee - provides functions and events for staff, fully funded by the Practice.
  • Employee Assistance Program - a free, confidential and voluntary counselling service provided as a resource to employees of Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology, as well as immediate family, with the aim of assisting with the resolution of personal and work related problems which may affect quality of life or work performance.
  • Private Health Insurance - staff have access to discounted private health insurance through MBF, HCF and Medibank Private.
  • Pathology Services - staff and their immediate family (their children, partners and their parents) have access to bulk billed Pathology Services.
  • X-Ray Services - staff and their immediate family (their children, partners and their parents) have access to bulk billed X-Ray and other diagnostic imaging through Queensland X-Ray.
  • Smoke Free Workplace - for those staff wanting to use nicotine replacement therapy in quitting, management provides a level of financial assistance towards the cost of nicotine replacement patches.

Please Note: Applications close Sunday 20th June, 2021.

Bowen Hills, QLD

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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