Specimen Collector - COVID-19 Testing Clinic (526661)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jan 10, 2022
Medicine Casual

Job Description:

Applicants are advised that in accordance with Tasmanian Public Health Directions, all employees of the Department of Health must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.


$55,407 to $57,805 pro-rata per annum


Health Services Officer Level 4


Health and Human Services (Tasmanian State Service) Award

Period of Employment

Fixed term, casual, day work (shift work), working as and when required commencing as soon as possible for a period of 12 months.

This is a daytime shift work role including weekend work.


Royal Hobart Hospital


Required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (provided by the Agency) in accordance with Agency requirements.

Tasmanian COVID-19 Testing Clinics are responsible for the delivery of COVID-19 tests to individuals/groups in line with the Tasmanian Testing Strategy.

Under the on-site supervision and direction of the Nurse Unit Manager or delegate, the Specimen Collector - COVID-19 Testing Clinic supports with the delivery of COVID-19 testing services to the Tasmanian population in Department of Health Testing Clinic settings.

Essential Requirements

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

1. Conviction checks in the following areas:

a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Desirable Requirements

  • Satisfactory completion of COVID-19 Specimen Collection Online Training Course (MOOC)

  • Certificate in Provide Basic Emergency Life support (HLTAID010) or ability to obtain same

  • Current Driver’s Licence

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

Generic Specimen Collector - COVID 19 Testing Clinic hso4 (Nov 2021) HR (1).pdf
Generic Specimen Collector - COVID 19 Testing Clinic hso4 (Nov 2021) HR (1).docx
Applicant Guide.pdf
Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply Now" button on this screen.
Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, complete/upload your selection criteria responses and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

Important information

The email account you provide when making job applications will be used in correspondence to you. It is important that this is kept up to date and monitored regularly.

To update your email address (or contact number), log in to www.jobs.tas.gov.au and look for “Existing applicant login” where you can update your details.

For further information contact

Alison West
Nurse Unit Manager - COVID-19 Respiratory Clinics (South)
Phone: 0436 916 789
Email: alison.west@health.tas.gov.au

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