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Job Listing Details
Reference Number 17887
Position Title Technical Officer
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity St Vincent's Health Network
Geographical Location Darlinghurst
Award Classification Health Employees' Technical (State) Award - Technical Officer
Salary
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

Position Title: Technical Officer

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time

Hours per week: 38

Position Grade: SVHNS Technical Officer Grade 1

Salary: $54,626.74 to $65896.32

Enterprise Agreement: The NSW (Non-Declared) Affiliated Health Organisations’ Health Employees Agreement

Department Name: Immunopathology, SydPath

 

Position Summary:

A vacancy exists in the above unit for a highly motivated Technical Officer with appropriate knowledge and skills to join our friendly and supportive team. Our progressive and innovative team offers development opportunities for our staff and a caring environment for the delivery of high quality patient centred care. The successful applicant(s) will be expected to perform routine pathology testing within the Immunopathology laboratory which incorporates General Immunology, Flow Cytometry and Serology. Work in these areas includes automated and manual serology testing, immunochemistry, protein electrophoresis / immunofixation and flow cytometry specimen preparation and analysis.

 

The successful applicant will primarily be trained in Flow Cytometry, with potential to rotate to other areas within the Immunopathology section. Routine hours are from 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday, with an early shift (7.30am to 4.00pm) and rostered on call and Saturday hours on rotation, once trained.

 

Position requirements and duties include the following;

  • Perform laboratory testing and other allocated tasks accurately and in a timely manner
  • Maintain all equipment and supplies in the section/laboratory
  • Ensure the clinicians/locations are promptly informed of critical and urgent results
  • Monitor instrumentation and QC performance and report as appropriate
  • Perform tasks to ensure maintenance of the Quality System
  • Demonstrate initiative to ensure an efficient laboratory service
  • Perform all activities in such a way as to maintain safe work practices and a safe workplace
  • Be available to work as rostered to ensure the efficient functioning of the unit
  • Consult with supervisor or senior staff whenever appropriate
  • Communicate effectively and work as an effective team member
  • Train and directly supervise less experienced staff as required
  • Attend and participate in unit scientific / education sessions.
  • Attend at unit and SydPath meetings as per Quality Manual
  • Perform other duties as required

 

The vacancy is open to Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens who hold a valid New Zealand passport, Australian permanent residents and those non-residents deemed by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship to be eligible to work in Australia only.

 

About St Vincent's Health Network Sydney:

St Vincent's Health Network Sydney is made up of three public hospitals, St Vincent's Hospital Sydney, Sacred Heart Health Service and St Joseph's Hospital at Auburn. We are part of St Vincent's Health Australia, the largest diversified health care organisation within Australia's not for profit Catholic health care sector. As a Catholic health and aged care service provider, our mission is to bring God's love to those in need through the healing ministry of Jesus, with a commitment to those who are poor and vulnerable.

 

We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices, and the principles of cultural diversity and promote a smoke free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks are conducted for all successful candidates.

 

Employment with St Vincent's is subject to you having current immunity status that complies with the Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases - Policy Directive Immunisation history complies with NSW Health Policy Directive PD2011_005.

 

Appointment and ongoing employment will be subject to continued compliance with the policy directive.

 

St Vincent's Health Network Sydney has an Australian Taxation Office (ATO) approved salary packaging scheme in place to increase the take home pay of staff. For information about the scheme go to https://www.smartsalary.com.au/

 

Application Instructions:

St Vincent's Health Network Sydney is committed to reconciliation and encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for all advertised positions.

 

When applying for the position, Applicants will be required to upload a recent Resume as well as a separate Cover Letter addressing the Selection Criteria for the position as outlined below. External applicants are to upload their Cover Letter alongside their Resume when reaching the ‘My Experience tab >Resume/CV> Upload. For Internal applicants, this document is to be uploaded further down the page alongside your Resume under Resume/CV> Upload.

 

Selection Criteria:

  • Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to the Philosophy, Mission and Values of Mary Aikenhead Ministries and St Vincent’s Health Australia.
  • Appropriate qualifications in a technical field relevant to the practice of pathology.
  • Previous experience in general immunology, serology and/or flow cytometry testing.
  • Ability to work both as part of a team and unsupervised.
  • Ability to work accurately, efficiently and with attention to detail.
  • Ability to appropriately action unusual/critical results.
  • Sound knowledge of quality control procedures.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.

 

An example on how to address the selection criteria is provided in the link below in order to assist you with completing your application.

 

Applicants that do not address the selection criteria will have their application automatically culled.

 

*Please note the job closes on 25th July 2018 at 11:59 despite the populated date on the advert of 26th July 2018**

 

For further information and to submit an application please go to














  • https://svha.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/SVHA_Sydney_Public/job/Darlinghurst-Sydney/Technical-Officer_JR102814-1










 


 


Applications close at 11:45pm on 25th July 2018


 


www.careersatsvmhs.com.au 

Selection Criteria Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to the Philosophy, Mission and Values of Mary Aikenhead Ministries and St Vincent’s Health Australia.

Appropriate qualifications in a technical field relevant to the practice of pathology.

Previous experience in general immunology, serology and/or flow cytometry testing.

Ability to work both as part of a team and unsupervised.

Ability to work accurately, efficiently and with attention to detail.

Ability to appropriately action unusual/critical results.

Sound knowledge of quality control procedures.

Effective written and oral communication skills.
Contact Person Alison Barry
Contact Number 8382 9175
Contact Email alison.barry@svha.org.au
Alternate Contact Person
Alternate Contact Number
Alternate Contact Email
Closing Date 26/07/2018
Additional Information (URL) https://svha.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/SVHA_Sydney_Public/job/Darlinghurst-Sydney/Technical-Officer_JR102814-1

Supporting Documents
Position Description
Application Guide