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Position Details
Reference Number 406566
Position Title Senior Hospital Scientist Microbiology
Employment Status Temporary Full Time (up to 31/12/2017)
Entity NSW Health Pathology
Geographical Location Tamworth
Advertised Award/Classification Senior Hospital scientist/Health Professional and Medical Salaries (State) Award
Salary $1,827.10 - $1,940.69
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position
  • To Co-ordinate and be responsible for the operation of the Microbiology department at Tamworth.
  • The successful applicant will have extensive experience of routine Microbiology in a busy regional Microbiology Laboratory.
  • The successful applicant will be responsible for day to day management of the Microbiology Department.
  • To provide high effective levels of supervision



This is a Category A position. All Category A applicants must read and understand Policy Directive PD2011_005 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 temporary and casual vacancies.

Selection Criteria A relevant Degree in Science with subjects that are relevant to Microbiology as deemed appropriate by the employer.

Demonstrated extensive experience in Microbiology.

Excellent interpersonal and people management skills and the ability to communicate with all levels of staff.

Experience in training staff and a proven ability to work in a Regional Microbiology Department.

Willingness to Travel to Other Pathology North sites as required

Current Class C unencumbered NSW drivers licence.

Extensive knowledge and ability to use Quality systems.
Contact Person Don Clausen
Contact Number 0267677813
Contact Email don.clausen@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 17/10/2017
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view