Purpose of Position
The Technical Officer will be required to participate in all of the routine testing procedures in the Microbiology Department. This includes both the Bacteriology and Serology/Molecular Sections of the Department.
Minimum Diploma in Laboratory Technology or other equivalent qualification with Pathology based subjects deemed appropriate by the employer.
Recent experience and/or knowledge with Clinical Microbiology Laboratory testing procedures.
Good understanding of laboratory safety procedures.
Experience with Laboratory computer systems or demonstrated advanced computer literacy.
Demonstrated ability to communicate with other staff and customers of NSW Health Pathology in a clear and professional manner.
Willingness to participate in the laboratory roster system in a co-operative, flexible manner. This includes week-end, afternoon shift, and on-call rosters.