Hospital Scientist (Scientific Officer)
NSW Health Pathology
REQ163880 Requisition #
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Interested in joining Australia’s largest public pathology service? Apply now by addressing the following questions:

  1. Bachelor Degree or higher degree in Science/Biomedical Science or an equivalent qualification with subjects relevant to pathology from a recognised tertiary institution

  2. Customer focused approach displaying well-developed interpersonal skills and good oral and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with customers, patients and clinical and laboratory staff, along with negotiation skills, report writing skills, statistical evaluation of scientific data and the ability to effectively communicate policies and procedures

  3. Proven leadership and management skills and experience including operational management, budget management, staff management and resource management

  4. Advanced knowledge of Pathology Laboratory Information Systems including supervision of e-based Quality Management Systems

  5. Extensive experience working in the laboratory including experience in staff training and competency assessment

  6. Demonstrated understanding and sound knowledge of accreditation frameworks, relevant standards and quality system

  7. Demonstrated previous experience in a complex logistics service

  8. A strong understanding of all aspects of the core business of pathology with experience in dealing with clients in a customer service capacity

For more information about this role, please see Statement of Duties; https://ocxz.cit.health.nsw.gov.au/excluded-apps/filedownloader/faces/DownloadFilePG?xxfileId=11074265

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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 PD2018_009 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.

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.

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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. 

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