Pathology Specimen Collectors (Brisbane Hospital Group)

Job No: 33117
Location: Brisbane, QLD

  • Are you a people-focused individual interested in providing high quality patient care and customer service? This is the opportunity for you!
  • Attractive hourly rate, circa $18.23, plus an outstanding range of benefits!

Please note that this is NOT a Courier Driver position

About the Organisation

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology is one of the largest pathology practices in Australia, providing comprehensive services to patients and doctors over a geographic area throughout Queensland and New South Wales and employing more than 2000 people.

About the Opportunity

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology is seeking Full-time and Part-time Pathology Specimen Collectors to join their Hospitals Collection Team. You will be required to work across multiple sites including Greenslopes Private Hospital, Wesley Hospital, Mater Hospital, St Andrews War Memorial, Brisbane Private Hospital, Holy Spirit Northside Hospital and Chermside Collection Centre.

The primary task of this role will be to  collect pathology specimens.

Some of the more specific responsibilities of the position will be to:

  • Provide quality patient care for our patients;
  • Treat our patients with care and compassion;
  • Receive urine and faeces samples;
  • Record patient information; and
  • Liaise with referrers and ancillary services.

The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar role and a Certificate III in Pathology Specimen Collection. You will possess a high level of written and verbal communication skills, along with a dedication to excellent customer service and client satisfaction. You must also be able to work independently as well as in a team, and demonstrate the ability to perform tasks in a timely manner.

These positions will interest highly motivated individuals who want to make a positive difference in the lives of others. Advanced collection skills or willingness to train in advanced collection skills are essential!

Candidates with pathology specimen collection experience and hospital environment experience will be held in high regard, although this is not essential. As the Hospital Group works over 24hr/7 days a week, candidates must primarily be available to work shifts between 5.00am and 11pm Monday - Friday. This position also requires participation in weekend shifts.

The high level of service provided by Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology is delivered by a dedicated staff comprising of pathologists, scientists, technicians, laboratory assistants, collection personnel, couriers, computer personnel, pathology services assistants and other support staff. The successful candidate will join a welcoming team of dedicated health professionals with a focus on patient care.

Staff members will be given a chance to develop their skills through ongoing training, and will be provided with an avenue for career development and advancement.

An attractive hourly rate, circa $18.23, will be offered to each successful applicant. This may vary for existing SNP staff depending on current Classification Level.

In addition, permanent employees enjoy the following benefits:

  • Parental and Adoption Leave - SNP staff receive 6 weeks paid maternity and adoption leave as per E.B.A.
  • Staff Services Committee - provides functions and events for staff, fully funded by the Practice
  • Employee Assistance Program - a free, confidential and voluntary counselling service provided as a resource to employees of Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology, as well as immediate family, with the aim of assisting with the resolution of personal and work related problems which may affect quality of life or work performance
  • Private Health Insurance - staff have access to discounted private health insurance through MBF, HCF and Medibank Private
  • Pathology Services - staff and their immediate family (their children, partners and their parents) have access to bulk billed Pathology Services
  • X-Ray Services - staff and their immediate family (their children, partners and their parents) have access to bulk billed X-Ray and other diagnostic imaging through Queensland X-Ray
  • Smoke Free Workplace - for those staff wanting to use nicotine replacement therapy in quitting, management provides a level of financial assistance towards the cost of nicotine replacement patches.

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