Laboratory Assistant

Full Time
Melbourne VIC
Posted 3 days ago
Job description

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD Job type: Not provided Organisation: Melbourne Health Salary: Salary not specified Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Research, Medical Reference: 64777 Laboratory Assistant – Central Specimen Reception (CSR)

  • Join a busy laboratory setting in this rewarding role at The Royal Melbourne Hospital Pathology Service

  • Casual Position with flexible hours - apply now!

  • Central location, salary packaging, and a diverse team culture

We are looking for passionate, enthusiastic individuals to join our busy, 24/7, Central Specimen Reception (CSR) team at the Royal Melbourne Hospital
Your new role includes:

  • Specimen handling and processing including: receipt, triage and sorting of specimens, coding, pre-analytical processing, loading/unloading onto instruments (track), registration and data entry, and specimen transport to work areas

  • Accession of work area related information via computers (i.e printing print worklists, look up of previous specimens received).

  • Participation in trouble shooting and telephone enquiry functions (Duty CSR)

  • Administration tasks including addressing enquiries, photocopying and filing as well as general laboratory sorting and filing.

  • Assistance with internal courier functions and performance of courier runs

  • Packing and sending of diagnostic samples to other testing Laboratories

About you:

  • Good ability to prioritise workload and good time management skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a passion for helping

  • Previous experience working and a Pathology laboratory (preferably in Specimen Reception)

  • This is a casual position and requires participation in a 24/7 rotating roster - Monday to Sunday – day, evening, overnight and early morning shifts required.

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.


If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.
All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

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