Hospital Scientist (Scientific Officer)
REQ220679 Requisition #

Sydney Children's Hospitals Network is the largest paediatric health care entity in Australia. We care for thousands of children each year in our hospitals and in their homes — with one purpose in mind — to help young people live their healthiest lives.

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Scientific Off
Remuneration: 64474.97 - 93390.77
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ220679
Location: Westmead

What you'll be doing

The Hospital Scientist is required to work as part of a multidisciplinary team performing Core Laboratory diagnostic and technical investigations on a variety of specimens, control and quality and client services tasks. 

This position works across Core Laboratory functions, as required and directed, on a 24/7 rotating roster. 

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

  2. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the use of instrumentation for a wide variety of analyses as used in a Core Laboratory, including use of Laboratory Information Systems.

  3. Ability to work a variety of shifts including morning, day, evening and weekends is essential.

  4. Ability to work in a responsible and efficient manner and to manage competing priorities to meet deadlines with minimal supervision.

  5. Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment whilst working autonomously to deliver results within specified timeframes set to meet client expectations

  6. Excellent customer service ability with demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.

  7. Display initiative and technical, analytical and problem solving skills.

  8. Commitment to the principles of patient safety, quality management and continuous improvement and demonstrated experience in the identification, development and implementation quality and service improvement activities


SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.                                     

As this is a “Category A” position, please refer to the Application Guide for vaccination requirements.

This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children’s Guardian.  For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children’s Guardian Website https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, Stepping Up to assist in preparing your application.

Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.



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For role related queries or questions contact Teresa Marzulli on teresa.marzulli@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 18/04/2021



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