Medical Scientist (503660)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jul 11, 2024
Medicine Part-time

Job Description:

The Role:

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

The Northern Tasmanian Pathology Service Team:

Details of Appointment

Permanent part time, shift worker position working 61 hours per fortnight, commencing from 1 August 2024 as soon as we can onboard you.

Participation in the out of hours call-back service roster is a requirement of this role

This is a shift work position requiring staff to work out of hours as rostered. As defined within the Health and Human Services (Tasmanian State Service) Award: ‘Shift Work’ means work performed in accordance with a roster and may include day shift, afternoon shift, night shift and Saturdays and Sundays.

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant

Salary: $71,441 - $107,878 pro rata, per annum. Our Employer 11.5% superannuation contribution is on top of this amount.

You’ll have access to salary package a range of benefits including living expenses up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal entertainment each FBT year + other benefits if eligible.


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Tertiary qualification/program of study in Medical Laboratory Science, Biomedical Science, Science or Applied Science or equivalent suitable to the position from a recognised institution.

    Eligible for membership with a relevant professional body such as Australian Institute of Medical and Clinical Scientists, Australasian Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine, The Australian Society for Microbiology, Human Genetics Society of Australasia or the Australian Society of Cytology.

    Where these is no relevant professional body, the essential qualification must be met.

    *Registration/licences that are essential requirements of this role must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of these may be checked at any time during employment. It is the employee’s responsibility to ensure that registration/licences remain current and to advise the Employer if their circumstances change. This includes notifying the Employer if a registration/licence is revoked, cancelled or has its conditions altered.

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  1. Membership/Fellowship awarded by a recognised professional body

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:
  1. crimes of violence
  2. sex related offences
  3. serious drug offences
  4. crimes involving dishonesty
  5. serious traffic offences
  1. Identification check
  2. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

How to Apply

Apply Online. Please click the "Apply" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please note:

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide and Statement of Duties prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Statement of Duties

Applicant Guide

For more information

Michael Morse

Position: Scientist in Charge Haematology
Phone: (03) 6777 6701

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