Senior Scientist (Grade 3 or 4) - Microbiology Section Manager

Job posted: 05/02/2020
Applications close: 04/03/2020 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Goulburn Valley Health Services

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 20208

Reference: 20208

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Senior Scientist (Grade 3 or 4) - Microbiology Section Manager 

  • Permanent position

  • Full time (80 hours per fortnight with an accrued day off)

  • Five weeks annual leave per year

About GV Health
GV Health is the main Health Care provider in the Hume Region and is currently undergoing a $229 million redevelopment, this redevelopment will include a new renal dialysis unit, an expanded emergency department including satellite medical imaging, inpatient wards, extended theatre space, intensive care unit, a new kitchen, mortuary and the establishment of a Women’s and Children’s precinct featuring a new, special care nursery, paediatric ward and refurbished maternity ward.

The roleWe are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to lead our capable Microbiology team within the Pathology Department at GV Health under the clinical supervision of Austin Pathology. Appointment as a Grade 3 or Grade 4 Scientist will be according to qualifications and experience. For appointment as a Grade 3 scientist, the candidate must have at least 5 years full time experience as a Medical Scientist within Microbiology and have the key competencies and capabilities to lead this area both within Pathology and providing advice and expertise to our stakeholders. For appointment as a Grade 4 scientist, the candidate must have at least 10 years experience as a Medical Scientist within Microbiology and possess signficant experience with Quality systems, quality improvement and equipment evaluation and procurement.

To be successful in the role you will need:

  • 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

Some of the great benefits of working with us:

  • Wide range of specialties for clinical staff and career development opportunities

  • Salary Packaging

  • A collaborative and supportive team environment, while making an important contribution to the health of our community

  • Training and Professional Development opportunities

  • Paid parental leave (maternity and paternity leave)

  • Discount gym & pool memberships

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory police check and Victorian ‘Employee’  Working with Children’s Check. Completion of a Commonwealth of Australia Statutory Declaration is required prior to commencement. GV Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged. 

Recruitment agencies should note that GV Health does not accept agency resumes. GV Health is not responsible for any fees related to any unsolicited resumes submitted by Recruitment Agencies. 

Senior Scientist (Grade 3 or 4) - Microbiology Section Manager

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Merilynn Cree - 58322912
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Senior Scientist (Grade 3 or 4) - Microbiology Section Manager