Pathology Specimen Collector (Coffs Harbour)

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Pay description
"$23.33 hourly rate"
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Full job description
  • Are you a people-focused individual interested in providing high-quality patient care and customer service? This is the opportunity for you!
  • Full SNP training provided over a 6-12 month period to successful applicants!
  • Attractive hourly rate, circa $23.33, plus an outstanding range of benefits!

Please note that this is NOT a Courier Driver position

About the Organisation

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology is one of the largest pathology practices in Australia, providing comprehensive services to patients and doctors over a geographic area throughout Queensland, Northern Territory and New South Wales, employing more than 2000 people.

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology services the Brisbane metropolitan area and regional areas extending as far north as Cairns and south to Coffs Harbour.

About the Opportunity

Applications are invited for the position of Pathology Specimen Collector – Flexible Part-time to join the collection team in the Coffs Harbour area.

Hours are Monday – Friday between 07.00 and 19.00, with participation in the Saturday roster. Flexibility is a requirement as you will be required to cover short notice annual and sick leave.

Some of the more specific responsibilities of the position will be to:

  • Treat our patients with care and compassion;
  • Receive urine and faeces samples;
  • Record patient information;
  • Complete online training via our eLearning training system; and
  • Liaise with referrers and ancillary services in a hospital setting.

About You

The successful applicant must be meticulous, efficient, able to work alone or as part of a team and have a demonstrable history of attention to detail and customer service. Applicants must have computer skills and must possess a current First Aid Certificate. Experience in venipuncture and a hospital environment is desirable. A reliable vehicle and a current driver’s licence are essential.

Candidates with pathology specimen collection experience will be held in high regard, although this is not essential. Successful candidates will embark on a comprehensive training course during their first twelve months of employment. Upon completion of training, candidates receive an SNP training certificate.

About the Benefits

The high level of service provided by Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology is delivered by a dedicated staff comprising of pathologists, scientists, technicians, laboratory assistants, collection personnel, couriers, computer personnel, pathology services assistants and other support staff. The successful candidate will join a welcoming team of dedicated health professionals with a focus on patient care.

Staff members will be given a chance to develop their skills through ongoing training and be provided with an avenue for career development and advancement.

An attractive hourly rate, circa $23.33, will be offered to each successful applicant. Hospital collectors are eligible for progression to a Level 5 rate of pay ($28.58) and are also eligible for penalty rates for weekend, public holiday and some after-hours shifts. 

In addition, permanent employees enjoy the following benefits:

  • Parental and Adoption Leave- SNP staff receive 6 weeks paid maternity and adoption leave as per E.B.A.
  • Staff Services Committee- provides functions and events for staff, fully funded by the Practice
  • Employee Assistance Program- a free, confidential and voluntary counselling service provided as a resource to employees of Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology, as well as immediate family, with the aim of assisting with the resolution of personal and work related problems which may affect quality of life or work performance
  • Pathology Services - staff and their immediate family (their children, partners and their parents) have access to bulk billed Pathology Services
  • X-Ray Services- staff and their immediate family (their children, partners and their parents) have access to bulk billed X-Ray and other diagnostic imaging through Queensland X-Ray
  • Smoke-Free Environment Policy- All SNP premises are smoke-free. There are no designated smoking areas on Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology premises. For those staff wanting to use nicotine replacement therapy in quitting, management provides a level of financial assistance towards the cost of nicotine replacement patches.
Job details
Date posted
11 Nov 2021
Expiring date
6 Dec 2021
Healthcare & Medical
$50k ~ $60k
Contract type
Work type
Part Time
Job mode
Standard hours
Work Authorisation
Australian Citizen / Permanent Resident

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