Full-time Temporary with a Possibility of Permanency
Closes: 07 December 2021
Classification: Health Professional Level 2
Salary: $68,809 - $94,461 plus superannuation
Position No: 16939 - 01Z49
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 19 November 2021
Contact Officer: Simon Newton on firstname.lastname@example.org or (02) 5124 2843
Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together
Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community
Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind
Under current Public Health Emergency Directions all Canberra Health Services staff are required to have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination dose by 29 October and be fully vaccinated by 1 December 2021.
In order to be eligible for employment with Canberra Health Services you will be required to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 by way of a Vaccination Certificate or provision of an authorised exemption, for consideration. Please ensure you include this information with your application documentation.
Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and surrounding region. More information can be found on the CHS website: https://www.health.act.gov.au/
ACT Pathology is a division of the Canberra Hospital and Health Service offering a diagnostic Pathology service to the ACT and surrounding region.
The laboratory operates 24 hours, seven days a week, offering a wide range of testing procedures over two campuses. The main laboratory is located at the Canberra Hospital and branch laboratory is located at the Calvary Hospital.
Under the Direction of the Chief Scientist of Chemical Pathology and Senior Scientist of Point of Care Therapies (PoCT) the successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring day to day activities of the Point of Care Testing sub-section of the Chemical Pathology Laboratory are efficiently run. The successful applicant will be required to undertake duties associated with performance of point of care testing across CHS including liaising with internal and external customers, training of laboratory and non-laboratory staff, coordination of EQAP/IQC, analysis of samples, maintenance of equipment, monitoring of supplies, operating PoCT IT software and participation in quality management activities.
CHS is committed to workforce diversity and to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Questioning (LGBTIQ) are encouraged to apply.
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
This is a temporary position available for a period of three months with the possibility of extension and/or permanency.