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Histology Cut Up Scientist (Clayton)- ACL

An opportunity has become available for a full time cut up Medical Scientist, Histology. In this role you will conduct a range of diagnostic testing that requires the applications of scientific technical knowledge and skills, within the histology department.

This position involves working in a fast paced environment and will be suitable for an individual who prides themselves in the level of accuracy in their work.  The successful applicant will have demonstrated experience in routine histology cut up duties including specimen receipt, grossing, storage, tracking and disposal. Participation in histology laboratory duties including embedding and microtomy will also be essential. The ability to rotate through shifts including on call and evening shifts will be required.

To be considered for the role you will need to possess the following:

  • Bachelor of Medical Science or equivalent and eligibility for membership of the Australian Institute of Medical Scientists (AIMS)
  • High attention to detail and experience working in a fast pace environment
  • Excellent communication skills in dealing with internal and external clients
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritize workload and attend to multiple tasks
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

The successful applicant must be able to work on a 7 day week rotating roster as the laboratory operates 24 hours a day 7 days per week.

To apply for this role or for further information, please contact Eileen Tan at [email protected] or 0447 614 412.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Dorevitch Pathology,

Chief Scientist - Histology

  • Leadership role in Core Laboratory – supporting strategy State wide
  • Join and lead an established Histology department through an exciting change phase
  • We are looking for a Growth mindset and an ability to challenge the status quo

 Healius is one of Australia's leading publicly listed healthcare companies. The Healius pathology subsidiary SDS Pathology is an amalgamated business comprised of a number of well-established brands across Australia.

Dorevitch Pathology is a leading provider of pathology and medical diagnostic services to doctors, specialists and hospitals throughout Victoria, as well as commercial and Government organisations in Australia and internationally.

About the role

Under the leadership of the Lab Operations Manager and clinical guidance from the Head of Anatomical Pathology, you will lead and support the strategy and operations for the department inside our Core Pathology Laboratory in line with business objectives. Your responsibilities are (and not limited to):

  • Deliver a histology service in a complex laboratory network with a high standard of quality
  • Lead the Complex Cut Up function
  • Lead, engage, motivate and encourage the team
  • Work with Lab Operations Manager to improve efficiency in the laboratory process
  • Quality assurance – QA and QC reporting with a thorough knowledge of NPAAC & NATA requirements
  • Leading the ongoing education and training program (in-house)
  • Working with our peripheral lab network to coordinate workflow and achieving laboratory deadlines with maximum efficiency
  • Previous experience in Immunohistochemistry will be highly regarded

About you

To be successful in this role, you will be self-motivated people leader with excellent leadership and interpersonal skills. You will also demonstrate:

  • A high degree of technical knowledge and an understanding of the underlying principles involved in the practices in a histology laboratory
  • Excellent knowledge in pathology, pathology laboratory activities and systems;
  • A demonstrated commitment to and experience in quality in the histology laboratory
  • Experience in the management of a histology laboratory as part of the senior scientist management team
  • Ability to work well with co-workers and to co-ordinate the work of the laboratory when indicated
  • Practical knowledge of project management principles;
  • Confident in managing data to analyse and problem solve.

Perks and Benefits
As an employee of Dorevitch, you have access to a number of benefits, including:

  • Discounts on various local and state-wide gym memberships.
  • Discounts at hundreds of Australia’s major retailers, such as: MYER, JB-HiFi, KMART, Jetstar, Woolworths, Coles, Caltex and MANY MORE!
  • Be part of a Company that supports a range of different local and state wide charities on a regular basis, including getting involved in The Greatest Shave and The Biggest Morning Tea, just to name a few.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Discounted Healthcare within the Healius Group.
  • Access to out Employee Assistance Program (EAP), to provide free and confidential coaching, counselling and support in both your professional and personal life.
  • Discounts for Private Healthcare, and the list goes on!

This role is a unique hands-on opportunity, ideal for an experienced leader in a Histology department looking to play an instrumental role in a supportive team in a dynamic change environment. Forward your current resume and cover letter via the ‘Apply for this job’ button today!

For a confidential discussion, contact Lyn Corrie, Lab Operations Manager on (03) 9244 0430.

You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

The selection process will include relevant background checks to assist in determining your suitability for the role.


Dorevitch Pathology,

Senior Scientist – Histology (Grade 2)

  • Leadership role in Histology Department
  • We are looking for an experienced Histology Scientist that is focused on continuous improvement
  • Join an established Histology department through an exciting change phase

 Healius is one of Australia's leading publicly listed healthcare companies. The Healius pathology subsidiary SDS Pathology is an amalgamated business comprised of a number of well-established brands across Australia.

Dorevitch Pathology is a leading provider of pathology and medical diagnostic services to doctors, specialists and hospitals throughout Victoria, as well as commercial and Government organisations in Australia and internationally.

About the role

Under the leadership of the Chief Scientist - Histology and clinical guidance from the Head of Anatomical Pathology, you will bring your technical experience in laboratory operations to support the Histology leadership team inside our Core Pathology Laboratory in line with business objectives. Your responsibilities are (and not limited to):

  • Deliver a histology service in a complex laboratory network with a high standard of quality
  • Work with the Chief Scientist – Histology and Head of Anatomical Pathology to create a strategy of continuous improvement
  • Engage, develop and encourage the team
  • Quality assurance – QA and QC reporting with a thorough knowledge of NPAAC & NATA requirements
  • Support routine histology and ancillary testing within the department
  • Working with our peripheral lab network to coordinate workflow and achieving laboratory deadlines with maximum efficiency

About you

To be successful in this role, you will be an experienced Histology Scientist with experience in a complex laboratory with strong interpersonal skills. You will also demonstrate:

  • A high degree of technical knowledge and an understanding of the underlying principles involved in the practices in a histology laboratory
  • Demonstrated knowledge in pathology, pathology laboratory activities and systems;
  • A demonstrated commitment to and experience in quality in the histology laboratory
  • Ability to work well with co-workers and to co-ordinate the work of the laboratory when indicated

Perks and Benefits
As an employee of Dorevitch, you have access to a number of benefits, including:

  • Discounts on various local and state-wide gym memberships.
  • Discounts at hundreds of Australia’s major retailers, such as: MYER, JB-HiFi, KMART, Jetstar, Woolworths, Coles, Caltex and MANY MORE!
  • Be part of a Company that supports a range of different local and state wide charities on a regular basis, including getting involved in The Greatest Shave and The Biggest Morning Tea, just to name a few.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Discounted Healthcare within the Healius Group.
  • Access to out Employee Assistance Program (EAP), to provide free and confidential coaching, counselling and support in both your professional and personal life.
  • Discounts for Private Healthcare, and the list goes on!

This role is a unique hands-on opportunity, ideal for an experienced leader in a Histology department looking to play an instrumental role in a supportive team in a dynamic change environment. Forward your current resume and cover letter via the ‘Apply for this job’ button today!

For a confidential discussion, contact Lyn Corrie, Lab Operations Manager on (03) 9244 0430.

You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

The selection process will include relevant background checks to assist in determining your suitability for the role.


Dorevitch Pathology,

Team Leader – Complex Surgical Cut Up (Grade 3)

  • Leadership role in Histology Department
  • We are looking for an experienced Complex Surgical Cut Up Scientist to lead our State Wide Cut Up service
  • Join an established Histology department through an exciting change phase

Healius is one of Australia's leading publicly listed healthcare companies. The Healius pathology subsidiary SDS Pathology is an amalgamated business comprised of a number of well-established brands across Australia.

Dorevitch Pathology is a leading provider of pathology and medical diagnostic services to doctors, specialists and hospitals throughout Victoria, as well as commercial and Government organisations in Australia and internationally.

About the role

Under the leadership of the Chief Scientist - Histology and clinical guidance from the Head of Anatomical Pathology, you will lead and support the Complex Surgical Cut Up process inside our Core Pathology Laboratory in line with business objectives. Your responsibilities are (and not limited to):

  • Deliver a histology service in a complex laboratory network with a high standard of quality
  • Work with the Chief Scientist – Histology and Head of Anatomical Pathology to create a strategy of continuous improvement in the Complex Cut Up function
  • Engage, develop and encourage the team
  • Quality assurance – QA and QC reporting with a thorough knowledge of NPAAC & NATA requirements
  • Leading the ongoing education and training program (in-house)
  • Working with our peripheral lab network to coordinate workflow and achieving laboratory deadlines with maximum efficiency

About you

To be successful in this role, you will be an experience Complex Surgical Cut Up Scientist with demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills. You will also demonstrate:

  • A high degree of technical knowledge and an understanding of the underlying principles involved in the practices in a histology laboratory
  • Excellent knowledge in pathology, pathology laboratory activities and systems;
  • A demonstrated commitment to and experience in quality in the histology laboratory
  • Ability to work well with co-workers and to co-ordinate the work of the laboratory when indicated

Perks and Benefits
As an employee of Dorevitch, you have access to a number of benefits, including:

  • Discounts on various local and state-wide gym memberships.
  • Discounts at hundreds of Australia’s major retailers, such as: MYER, JB-HiFi, KMART, Jetstar, Woolworths, Coles, Caltex and MANY MORE!
  • Be part of a Company that supports a range of different local and state wide charities on a regular basis, including getting involved in The Greatest Shave and The Biggest Morning Tea, just to name a few.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Discounted Healthcare within the Healius Group.
  • Access to out Employee Assistance Program (EAP), to provide free and confidential coaching, counselling and support in both your professional and personal life.
  • Discounts for Private Healthcare, and the list goes on!

This role is a unique hands-on opportunity, ideal for an experienced leader in a Histology department looking to play an instrumental role in a supportive team in a dynamic change environment. Forward your current resume and cover letter via the ‘Apply for this job’ button today!

For a confidential discussion, contact Lyn Corrie, Lab Operations Manager on (03) 9244 0430.

You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

The selection process will include relevant background checks to assist in determining your suitability for the role.


MONASH PATHOLOGY

Position Details

Reference Number                        41257
Position Title:                                Medical Scientist Grade 3
Employment Type                        Full Time Ongoing
Entity                                            Monash Health
Department                                  Pathology Anatomical Pathology
Location                                       Monash Medical Centre Clayton
Closing Date:                               27.02.2020

Position Summary:
About Monash Health
Monash Health is an impressive organisation of seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites, five aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. We provide healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between, and we have recently opened the new 230-bed Monash Children’s Hospital.
About Us
The Monash Pathology Service operates under the brand name of Monash Pathology and is an integral part of Monash Health. It is one of the largest providers of Pathology Services in the state and currently operates five laboratories with the main laboratory located at the Monash Medical Centre, Clayton and additional ones at Dandenong, Moorabbin, Casey and Wonthaggi Hospitals. Monash Pathology offers a comprehensive range of tests and the services are provided to the public and private sectors, and other laboratories.
About the Role
Monash Pathology (Monash Health) has a position available for an experienced Medical Scientist to take control of a major designated section of the Anatomical Pathology (Histopathology and Mortuary), with responsibility for the distribution of work and staff within the section, the efficient and accurate performance of tests within the section and the guidance, training and education of staff within the section. The appointee is expected to show leadership and a high level of professional competence.
This position is being offered on a full-time ongoing basis working 80 hours a fortnight with an ADO.

What You Need to Know:
The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor of Applied Science or equivalent. Possession of appropriate postgraduate qualifications is desirable.
  • Recognised specialist training and competence relevant to the position including appropriate knowledge and experience in laboratory services, quality systems, information technology and relevant analytical methods and techniques related to Histology and Mortuary
  • Experience in staff training and competency documentation
  • Clear concise, verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to work cooperatively with pathologists, clinicians, senior scientists and researchers
  • Commitment to professional development and education

Monash Health will offer:

  • salary packaging
  • friendly and supportive culture
  • opportunity to experience various teams
  • on-going supervision and professional development

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.
Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.
As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.
Please note, applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered

Selection Criteria

  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science (MLS) or recognised equivalent
  • Possession of appropriate postgraduate qualifications is desirable
  • Recognised specialist training and competence relevant to the position including appropriate knowledge and experience in laboratory services, quality systems, information technology and relevant analytical methods and techniques related to Histology and Mortuary
  • Experience in staff training and competency documentation
  • Clear concise, verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to work cooperatively with pathologists, clinicians, senior scientists and researchers
  • Commitment to professional development and education

Contact Person
Alex Laslowski
Principal Scientist
Tel: 9594 3494
Email: [email protected]


MONASH PATHOLOGY

Reference Number 41195
Position Title                         Medical Scientist: Grade 2
Employment Type                 Full Time Ongoing
Entity                                      Monash Health
Department                            Pathology – Anatomical
Location                                 Monash Medical Centre Clayton

Position Summary
About Monash Health
Monash Health is an impressive organisation of seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites, five aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. We provide healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between, and we have recently opened the new 230-bed Monash Children’s Hospital.
About The Role
The Anatomical Pathology Laboratory at Monash Health has a position available for an experienced Medical Scientist- Cut Up.  This is a Full Time Permanent position.

The successful candidate will have:
Position Details                                                         

  • Bachelor of Applied Science or equivalent. Possession of appropriate postgraduate qualifications is desirable.
  • High degree of technical knowledge of cut-up activities including macroscopic description, dissection and blocking, as well as imaging, harvesting, storage and disposal of surgical specimens
  • Extensive experience in cut-up and diagnostic anatomical pathology
  • Experience in staff training and competency documentation
  • Recognised specialist training and competence relevant to the position including appropriate knowledge and experience in laboratory services, quality systems, information technology and relevant analytical methods and techniques related to pathology cut-up
  • Clear concise, verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to work cooperatively with pathologists, clinicians, senior scientists and researchers
  • Commitment to professional development and education

Monash Health will offer:

  • salary packaging
  • friendly and supportive culture
  • opportunity to experience various teams
  • on-going supervision and professional development

How to Apply
Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.
Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.
As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.
Please note, applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Selection Criteria
Possession of appropriate postgraduate qualifications

Bachelor of Applied Science or equivalent

High degree of technical knowledge of cut-up activities including macroscopic description, dissection and blocking, as well as imaging, harvesting, storage and disposal of surgical specimens

Extensive experience in cut-up and diagnostic anatomical pathology

Experience in staff training and competency documentation

Contact Person
Name:          Alex Laslowski
Position:      Principal Scientist
Phone:         (03)9594 3494
Email:           [email protected]

Advertising Closing
24th February 2020


Job Title: Technical Officer, Pathology

Location: Bundoora West

Term: Ongoing 

  • Work in a large, high functioning teaching laboratory
  • Ideal role for someone who can think outside the box, whilst ensuring compliance requirements are met
  • Located at the RMIT Bundoora West campusAbout us RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.  Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together. Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion. What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.
  • About the role and college / portfolio:
  • When you join our team, you'll be able to access a range of benefits. From travel to fitness, there's something for everyone.
  • Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices.
  • Culture
  • Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally-focused graduates.

The Technical Officer, Pathology will report to the Technical Manager Clinical Medicine and is responsible for providing effective technical support to pathology laboratories and associated activities. This role will see you maintain the pathology teaching laboratories in a clean, secure, safe and functional state, prepare and organise materials for practical classes and organise the induction and training of new users.

In addition, you will be tasked with administrative tasks associated with the maintenance of the laboratory, preparation of compliance documentation as well as support the Technical Manager with other tasks as directed.

RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.

About you:

To be successful in this role you will demonstrate:

  • Substantial experience in a pathology lab, along with the ability to provide scientific and technical expertise
  • A demonstrable capacity to plan strategically, forward plan and think creatively
  • Possess well-developed interpersonal, communication and organisational skills, with the ability to take responsibility and show initiative
  • The ability to work as a member of a professional team as well as be able to work autonomously
  • Demonstrated ability to operate under pressure and adapt to changing needs and priorities
  • Demonstrate competency in the use of information technology for the purposes of managing information (in particular, knowledge in Excel)
  • Proven ability to manage a laboratory and supervise other laboratory staff
  • Demonstrate an ability to contribute to the improvement and effective delivery of practical classes within the pathology area.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in a biological science with a major in a pathology-related area or a Laboratory Medicine graduate with at least 3 years in a diagnostic lab
  • Valid Working with Children Check

Bring your whole self to work:

We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond.

We’re proud to share with you some of our wins:

  • RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member with Bronze Award accreditation and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.
  • RMIT was placed 10th in the 2019 Randstad Employer Brand Research Awards, up five spots from 2018.
  • We were named as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency in 2019.
  • We achieved Gold Employer status for LGBTIQ inclusion in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) in 2018 and now in 2019.
  • We were recognised as a top five employer in 2018 for workplace accessibility with the Australian Network on Disability.
  • The launch of our second Reconciliation Plan, Dhumbah Goorowa– a “commitment to share” - an important step in our reconciliation journey.  To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria, along with outlining your interest for this role. To view a position description please visit yourcareer.rmit.edu.auApplications close Sunday 8th December.  RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.