Medical Scientist: Grade 2

Job posted: 19/07/2021
Applications close: 26/07/2021 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 48564

Reference: 48564

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of Health and Care Workers.

About Monash Health


Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities.


About Us


The Monash Health 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 5 laboratories. The largest of these is located at the Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, with additional facilities being located at the Dandenong, Moorabbin, Casey and Wonthaggi Hospitals. 


Services are provided to the Public and Private sectors, and other laboratory services


About the Role


Monash Pathology (Monash Health) has a position available for an experienced Medical Scientist to join our Cytology team located at Monash Medical Centre. This is a Part Time Permanent position.


What You Need to Know


The successful applicant will have:

  • Bachelor of Applied Science with a major in Cytology.

  • ASC or IAC certificate - an advantage

At least 7 years of experience with:

  • Thorough knowledge of cytology preparation techniques, both conventional and liquid based (ThinPrep).

  • Routine screening experience of Non-Gynaecological specimens (an average of 80 slides per day) Urinary tract, Respiratory, Fluids and FNAs.

  • Attending FNA’s in endoscopy, ultrasound and CT, to provide rapid onsite evaluation – an advantage

  • Clear concise, verbal and written communication skills.

  • To participate in staff rotations, overtime and on call & out of hours rosters as directed

  • Works effectively and harmoniously within the Department team

  • Ability to solve problems, or seek help from appropriate resources.

  • A commitment to personal ongoing education and professional development

Monash Health employee benefits:

  • Salary packaging

  • Onsite subsidised staff parking

  • Discounted banking (BankVic)

  • Onsite Gym

  • Access to professional development courses and seminars

How to Apply


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.


Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered. 

Existing Monash Health employees should apply using their Monash Health employee account. Please call Recruitment Services on 9265 2776 for assistance.


Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:

  • reference checks

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)

  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.


As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview. 

Medical Scientist: Grade 2

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Alex Laslowski - 9594 3494

Medical Scientist: Grade 2