Medical Scientist

Wednesday, 18 November 2020

Apply before: 6/12/2020

Position type: Fixed Term (2 years) - Part time (0.5 FTE)

Location: Hobart, TAS

About Us:

Hobart Pathology is a subsidiary of Sonic Healthcare with a reputation as a quality pathology service provider, focusing on professional excellence, reliability and excellent customer service.


About The Role:

  • Performance of specimen reception and accessioning duties within the histology/cytology department
  • Processing, embedding and microtomy of tissue specimens
  • Routine and special staining of slides including immunochemistry
  • Allocation of slides to pathologists
  • Maintenance and cleaning of equipment and machines
  • Administrative duties
  • The contract is for 37.5 hrs per fortnight for a 2 year period.

About You:        

  • A degree in Medical Laboratory Science or a science degree with subjects relevant to the field of pathology, or an overseas qualification which has been assessed by AIMS as being equivalent. A histopathology major is desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in an efficient, professional manner both independently and co-operatively with others
  • Proven ability to act independently within established guidelines, demonstrating initiative, flexibility and sound judgement
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Previous Histology experience will be considered an advantage
  • You must be able to live and work in Australia for the duration of the contract (31.12.2022)


To Apply: 

Please submit both:

a) A cover letter addressing the above criteria, and b)  A current resume via SEEK.


For Further Information: 

For further information please contact Susie Green, Head of Department, Histology/Cytology on (03) 62371231 or Pip Rose, Human Resources Manager at


Applications close: 6 December, 2020