Medical Laboratory Technician - Anatomical Pathology

Technical Officer
NSW Health Pathology
REQ211800 Requisition #
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Interested in joining Australia’s largest public pathology service? Apply now by addressing the following questions:

  1. Diploma in Laboratory Technology or equivalent qualification from a recognised tertiary institution with subjects relevant to Anatomical Pathology practice.
  2. Demonstrated knowledge, experience and/or documented competency in specimen dissection and/or documented competency and performance of direct transfers (+/- simple dissection) in a diagnostic anatomical pathology laboratory.
  3. Well-developed interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with familiarity of terminology required for specimen dissection.
  4. Demonstrated commitment to ongoing learning and development, as well as a high level of initiative.
  5. Sound decision making capability with an unblemished track record in relation to specimen handling and patient safety in the context of the role.
  6. Demonstrated ability to work as a collaborative team member whilst working autonomously, recognising limits and escalation requirements for the role.
  7. Sound understanding of the framework and guidelines pertaining to pre-analytical and specimen cut-up requirements in a diagnostic laboratory.
  8. Commitment to quality and customer service improvement, maintaining flexibility to meet service and patient needs.

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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 PD2020_017 Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Diseases. All new recruits must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy. New recruits must provide evidence against specified diseases and comply with the requirements of this policy at their own cost prior to appointment.

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.



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