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
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
NamePositionPhoneEmail
Alex Laslowski Principal Scientist, Anatomical Pathology 9594 3494 Alex.Laslowski@monashhealth.org
Advertising Closing 27/02/2020
Position Documents
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