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Scientist Molecular Full-time Job

2 weeks ago   Doctor / Physician   Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - North   5 views
Job Details

We are seeking a permanent full time, HP3, Molecular Scientist to join our team. Located in Herston, the successful candidate will perform a range of routine and specialist molecular assays for infectious diseases as outlined in the documented procedures in MDU, including interpreting and reporting results.

What we are looking for:

  • Demonstrate a sound level of knowledge, expertise and skill in performing and reporting diagnostic virological and molecular investigations.
  • Demonstrate an ability to participate in a single-discipline or multidisciplinary team under the clinical practice supervision of more senior practitioners
  • Demonstrate ability, once trained, to work independently during evening and weekend shifts.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply established principles to a molecular service with provision of results in a client focused manner.
  • Demonstrated ability (or ability to rapidly acquire the skill) to identify, develop and implement quality and service improvement activities in accordance with NATA/ISO/NPAAC/TGA accreditation / certification.

Mandatory qualifications, licences and other requirements:

  • The successful applicant must hold at least a relevant tertiary degree qualification in Science (or equivalent degree).
  • Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification. Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager, prior to the commencement of duties.
  • The successful applicant will be required to participate in a roster for day shifts, evening shifts, Saturdays, Sundays and on-call arrangements.
  • Please detail any visa conditions you may have if you are not a permanent resident of Australia.
  • We understand that some people may require adjustments to the workplace or the way the work is performed. All applicants are encouraged to advise the panel of any support or reasonable adjustments (i.e. building access, wheelchair access, interpreting services etc.) that may be required.
  • It will be a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against one or more of the following vaccine preventable diseases during their employment: SARS COV2, Hepatitis A & B, Measles, Mumps, Pertussis, Rubella and Varicella.
  • Additional vaccinations including Japanese Encephalitis and Rabies may also be required for this position.
  • Existing staff that are engaged prior to 1 July 2016 are not subject to this condition of employment unless they apply for a role with VPD requirements that is with a different Queensland Health entity (i.e. one HHS to another HHS, department to a HHS, or HHS to department).
  • It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against COVID-19 (Health Employment Directive No. 12/21(PDF) ( ) and Queensland Health Human Resources Policy B70(PDF) ( )

Please attach your relevant qualification/s, current licence/s and vaccination evidence.

Company Description
Queensland Health is a dynamic organisation committed to providing a range of services aimed at achieving good health and wellbeing for all Queenslanders. Through a network of 16 Hospital and Health Services and the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services including hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services and public health and health promotion programs.