Technical Assistant
REQ132068 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: REQ132068
Location: Westmead


NSW Health Pathology are currently seeking 2 x Technical Assistants to join the team. The vacancies are located in the Infectious Disease Serology section of Microbiology at Westmead Hospital.

Where you'll be working

Being part of NSW Health Pathology means you’re helping create better health and justicesystems every day.

We operate more than 60 laboratories and around 200 collection centres across NSW andconduct over 60 million tests per annum. Our network of pathologists are supported byscientists, 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

Perform a range of laboratory support and/or specimen reception services and/or collection services, and provide assistance to laboratory staff, under supervision, to deliver a patient focused service.

  1. A working knowledge of, or demonstrated ability to learn, all aspects of the laboratory environment relevant to the Department
  2. Demonstrated ability to maintain high quality work output while managing competing priorities
  3. Demonstrated customer service experience and skills, preferably in a laboratory environment, including the ability to communicate effectively with customers, patients and clinical staff
  4. Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills combined with the ability to investigate and resolve general issues within the laboratory environment
  5. Excellent data entry skills including high attention to detail and data accuracy
  6. Awareness of legislation, policies and requirements relevant to a laboratory setting

This is a Category A position. All Category A 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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Applications Close: 20 October 2019 

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