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Position Details
Reference Number 411455
Position Title Technical officer (Histopathology)
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network
Geographical Location , Westmead
Advertised Award/Classification Tech Off.Gde 1.Technical.Health Employees
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

Performance of histology laboratory procedures (including procedures relating to the
biopsy and autopsy service). Performance of Mortuary duties including assistance at autopsies. Participation in quality assurance procedures and
contribution to in-service education.


A full-time position exists in the Histopathology department for a technical officer with extensive experience in routine histotechnology, cryotomy, immunohistochemistry and autopsy duties including photography, measurement and re-construction.


This position is Permanent Full Time and is classified as a Technical Officer Grade 1.


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


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


**You may be required to work in any facility within The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network. Should this occur, reasonable notice will be provided.**


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


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.


This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Commission for Children and Young People.  For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Commission and Young People Website https://check.kids.nsw.gov.au/

Selection Criteria 1. TAFE Associate Diploma in Pathological or Biological Sciences or equivalent

2. Experience in Embedding, microtomy, special stains, cryotomy and immunohistochemistry.

3. Experience in Mortuary and Autopsy procedures including: measuring, photography, babygram and reconstruction.

4. Willingness to work with infectious material

5. Experience with Cerner laboratory computer system, photography and/or digital imaging systems.

6. Commitment to further education and professional development

7. Proven ability to conduct independent projects
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 www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check
Contact Person Tony Henwood
Contact Number 0298453306
Closing Date 31/08/2017
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view