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Microbiology Scientist (Pathology)

KONNECTING - Shepparton, VIC

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JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a highly driven and systematic Scientist to lead a Microbiology team in a prestigious and main hospital in Regional Victoria.

We are looking for a highly driven and systematic Scientist to lead a Microbiology team in a prestigious and one of the main hospitals in Regional Victoria.

Extensive experience in a Pathology (Diagnostic) Microbiology laboratory, including bacterial culture, identification and sensitivity testing is essential for this position.

Benefits

Some of the great benefits for this position include:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Career development opportunities
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Discount gym and pool memberships

The Company

A Health Care provider in Regional Victoria, this Public Hospital is currently undergoing redevelopment of its services, being the main referral health service for its region. They are known for delivering patient-centred care, and their main priority is to improve the patient experience through their service access, developing partnerships, meeting growth in demand, and by establishing workforce flexibility.

The Role

A highly driven and systematic Scientist to lead a Microbiology team within a Pathology Department, this role will be appointed as either Grade 3 or Grade 4 according to qualifications and experience.

Minimum Requirements for this role:

  • A Degree in Medical Laboratory Science or equivalent with a major in Microbiology
  • Sound understanding of accreditation requirements for diagnostic laboratories
  • Post graduate qualifications are desirable
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • A satisfactory National Criminal History Record Check, Victorian 'Employee' Working with Children Check and completion of a Commonwealth of Australia Statutory Declaration prior to commencement of employment

Grade 3 Scientist:
  • Minimum of 5 years full time experience as a Medical Scientist within Microbiology
  • Have the knowledge, skills, and competency to lead a Microbiology team within a Pathology Department
  • Have the capability to provide advice and expertise to the Department’s stake holders
Grade 4 Scientist:
  • Minimum of 10 years full time experience as a Medical Scientist within Microbiology
  • Have the knowledge, skills, and competency to lead a Microbiology team within a Pathology Department
  • Have the capability to provide advice and expertise to the Department’s stake holders
  • Have significant experience with Quality systems, quality improvement and equipment evaluation and procurement
  • Previous experience in a managerial role

Responsibilities

The successful candidate is expected to assume high level of responsibilities for the Microbiology Section which include:

Grade 3 Scientist:

  • Oversight of daily operation
  • Ensure Quality Control and Quality Assurance is performed based on requirements
  • Ensure compliance with managerial and technical requirements of Standard ISO 15189
  • Ensure regulatory and accreditation requirements are always maintained
  • Assist with recruitment of staff for the Pathology Department

Grade 4 Scientist: (Including Grade 3 Scientist responsibilities)
  • Overseeing equipment procurement needs
  • Initiate and lead quality improvement activities
  • Handling complaints by investigating and responding
  • Participate in the ongoing maintenance of Quality System and accreditation requirements

The company is an approved employer sponsor. Therefore, whilst local candidates will be given priority, outstanding international candidates may also be considered for employment with 482/494 visa sponsorship.


How to Apply

If you think you have the above qualities, are looking for a new challenge, and believe you have what it takes to drive a team to succeed consistently, please forward your resume, along with a cover letter, by clicking on the apply button below. Alternatively, you may email your application letter with resume to recruitment@konnecting.com and quote reference 3157946 in the email subject.

About Konnecting
Konnecting is an Australian Skilled Migration & Recruitment Consultancy that sources candidates for niche and specialist roles. We are also a registered migration agency that processes the Australian employer sponsored 482/457/494 visas. For more positions offering visa sponsorship, or for other Australian visa information, please visit www.konnecting.com.