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Reference Number 47466
Position Title Medical Laboratory Technician – Clinical Trials
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Melbourne Health only
Location The Royal Melbourne Hospital - City Campus, Parkville
Award Health Professionals [1]
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  • Be part of a major Public Hospital Pathology service 
  • Support research at Melbourne Health by providing excellent Pathology services 
  • Join a dynamic team and learn a broad range of laboratory skills

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 Research Support team within Pathology. This is a Part Time, Fixed Term position, working 32 hours per fortnight based at RMH – city campus.

Your Opportunity:

This is a Part Time, Fixed Term (6 months) position. The successful applicant will provide support to the Pathology Clinical Trials Coordinator.


The main duties of this role are to prepare and manage research specimens, process and section tissue samples and assist in the set-up of clinical trials and research projects.

You will:

  • Strive for continuous improvement in work practices to deliver reliable, consistent and high quality services
  • Promote and sustain good interpersonal relationships, and effective and timely communication within the team and with internal and external customers
  • Adhere to Clinical Trials and laboratory procedures at all times
  • Plan and complete tasks based on workload and urgency in order to deliver timely services

About You:

  • You are an enthusiastic person with an Associate Diploma in Science or in Applied Science (Medical Laboratory), or equivalent qualification, to join our team within the Service at the Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • Experience in a pathology service, in particular, specimen reception and/or anatomical pathology experience.
  • Able to prioritise workloads, complete tasks according to strict timelines and cope with multiple and varied tasks
  • Have excellent attention to detail
  • High level computer skills
  • Demonstrated skills in communication and problem solving
  • Ability to work independently and prioritise work
  • Experience using Auslab Pathology Laboratory System


  • 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


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.

Melbourne Health 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.

We build teams that embrace our values – caring, excellence, integrity, respect, and unity.


Join us to be the first in Care, Research and Learning

Selection Criteria Essential: Associate Diploma in Science or in Applied Science (Medical Laboratory), or equivalent qualification and have experience in a pathology service.
Contact Person Maria Bisignano
Contact Number 93428935
Alternate Contact Person Stefanie Koneski
Alternate Contact Number 93427579
Closing Date 29/04/2019
Position Description
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