Hospital Scientist (Scientific Officer)
REQ131070 Requisition #
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  1. Bachelor Degree or higher degree in Science/Biomedical Science or an equivalent qualification from a recognised tertiary institution
  2. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the delivery of pathology services, particularly in Clinical Chemistry, including knowledge of methods used in the laboratory, extensive experience performing preventative and investigative maintenance of automated analysers. 
  3. Ability to work in a responsible and efficient manner and be able to manage competing priorities to meet deadlines. Shows initiative and willingness to identify and solve issues as they arise, take on extra work, projects and assist management where necessary.
  4. Proven troubleshooting and analytical skills including an ability to apply established principles in a pathology laboratory and investigate and resolve general and complex issues within the laboratory environment, along with report writing skills and statistical evaluation of scientific data.
  5. Previous experience in the use of Laboratory Information Systems, Patient Systems and Quality Control Systems and computer programs such as Microsoft Office suite.
  6. Customer focused approach displaying well-developed interpersonal skills and good oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with customers, patients, clinical and laboratory staff, as well as the ability to effectively communicate policies and procedures.
  7. Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment while working autonomously to deliver results within specified timeframes and contribute to a range of diagnostic skills relevant to the laboratory as well as the ability to train new staff in laboratory methods, techniques and policies.
  8. Sound understanding of legislation, policies and requirements that impact the laboratory environment including work health, quality, safety and privacy requirements. 

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: 14th October 2019

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