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Technical Assistant
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REQ132188 Requisition #
Employment Type: 2 x Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Tech Assist Gde 2
Remuneration: $53,646.87 - $55,828.98
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ132188
Location: Westmead

NSW Health Pathology are currently seeking two Technical Assistants to join the collections team at Westmead Hospital on a permanent full time basis

Where you'll be working

Being part of NSW Health Pathology means you’re helping create better health and justice

systems every day.

We operate more than 60 laboratories and around 200 collection centres across NSW and

conduct over 60 million tests per annum. Our network of pathologists are supported by

scientists, technicians and support staff who quickly and accurately assess samples so clinical teams can make the best possible treatment decisions for patients. Our Forensic &

Analytical Science Service provides independent, objective analysis to the NSW criminal

and coronial justice systems.

What you'll be doing
Contribute to a customer-focused pathology collection service for inpatients and outpatients.
Perform venepuncture and other duties pertaining to blood collecting and haematological investigations as required.
  1. Certificate III in Pathology Collections and/or previous experience in venepuncture or a demonstrated ability to learn all aspects of the clinical environment relevant to the Department.
  2. Demonstrated customer service experience and skills, preferably in a clinical environment, including the ability to communicate effectively with customers, patients and clinical staff.
  3. Demonstrated problem solving and trouble shooting skills, with the ability to resolve general issues within the clinical environment.
  4. Familiarity with pathology terminology and requirements and the willingness to learn paediatric and neonate blood collections.
  5. Unencumbered Class C Driver's License (valid in NSW) with the capacity to travel to any site as required and must be willing to participate in shift type work.
  6. Demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities and to maintain high quality work output under pressure.
  7. Excellent computer skills including high attention to detail and data accuracy.


This is a Category A High Risk position. All Category A High Risk applicants must read and understand 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.


An eligibility list will be created for future permanent full time / part time, temporary and casual vacancies.


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.


Applicants may be required to undergo a functional assessment prior to appointment.


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For role related queries or questions contact Jeanene Maxwell on
Jeanene.Maxwell@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 22nd October 2019                

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