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Reference Number 54335
Position Title Medical Scientist Grade 1
Location Melbourne Health Pathology
Award Hosp Scientists [18]
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  • Join our supportve Pathology team as a Grade 1 Medical Scientist
  • Flexible Casual Position
  • Based at The Royal Melbourne Hospital, City Campus

The Royal Melbourne is one of Victoria’s largest hospitals providing a comprehensive range of health services including acute, sub-acute, general, and specialist medical services throughout inpatient and community based facilities. We are also a proud part of the world renowned Melbourne Biomedical Precinct, working in collaboration to advance research for continuous improvement of clinical care.

We are looking for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our Pathology team on a Casual basis, at our City Campus site.

Your Opportunity:

  • Routine screening and reporting of Non-Gynaecological Cytology specimens.
  • Attendance of procedures requiring Cytology services, performing ROSE when required.
  • Preparation of Non-Gynaecological Cytology samples.
  • Participation in RCPA/QAP and ASC continuing education program.
  • Performing Cytology Histology correlations, as per NATA requirements
  • Preparing Cytology teaching material for trainee scientists and registrars
  •  Other duties as directed.

About You:

The successful applicant must have a dedicated degree in Medical Laboratory Science with a major in Cytology, with a major in Histology an advantage.

Experience in Non-Gynaecological Cytology and is essential, with experience in Histology being an advantage however not essential. Scientists with experience in Cytology are encouraged to apply. Following suitable training, you will be rotated through the various areas of the laboratory performing duties which include:

The successful candidate is expected to participate in staff meetings, self education activities, internal & external training courses, and in clinical and scientific meetings.


  • A rewarding career offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement including mentorship and leadership programs.
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
  • Salary packaging options, monthly ADOs (That’s an additional day off every month!).


Find out more about The Royal Melbourne Hospital https://www.thermh.org.au  If you have any questions or require more information, connect with us.  We look forward to hearing from you.

The Royal Melbourne Hospital is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working With Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

ENQUIRIES can be made to Principal Scientist Anne Beaty or Senior Scientist Cytology Thy Nguyen  - Anatomical Pathology (03) 9342 7853.

Contact Person Anne Beaty
Contact Number 93428098
Alternate Contact Person Thy Nguyen
Alternate Contact Number 93427750
Closing Date 23/10/2020
Position Description
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