Pathology Specimen Collector (Grafton)

Job Classification
Job Type
Part Time
Start timeframe
Grafton NSW 2460
Posted By
Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology
  • Are you a people-focused individual interested in providing high quality patient care and customer service? This is the opportunity for you!
  • Full SNP training provided over a 6-12 month period to successful applicants!
  • Attractive hourly rate, circa $23.6755, plus an outstanding range of benefits!
  • Flexible part-time role to suit your lifestyle and commitments!
  • Experience in venepuncture desirable, but not essential - you need a current first aid certificate and driver's licence, reliable vehicle available for work use, and a commitment to learning and taking care of SNP patients!

Please note that this is NOT a Courier Driver position.

About the Organisation

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology is one of the largest pathology practices in Australia, providing comprehensive services to patients and doctors over a geographic area throughout Queensland, Northern Territory and New South Wales, employing more than 2000 people.

With many employees enjoying a 20+ tenure, Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology delivers on the promise of learning and development and career progression.

Fostering a true culture of support, Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology maintains an open-door policy, with each employee playing a role in patient care driven to make sure a top-quality service is provided.

About the Opportunity

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology is seeking a part time Pathology Specimen Collector to join their NSW Grafton team, working primarily in Grafton Area Collection Centres including Maclean and Yamba.

The primary task of this role is to take blood samples from patients.

Some of the more specific responsibilities of the position will be to:

  • Provide quality patient care for our patients;
  • Collect blood and body fluid specimens including urine and faeces;
  • Record patient information in our database;
  • Complete online training via our eLearning training system; and
  • Liaise with referrers and ancillary services.

The ideal candidate will have a high level of written and verbal communication skills, along with dedication to excellent customer service. You must also be able to work independently as well as in a team, and demonstrate the ability to perform tasks in a timely manner.

Candidates with pathology specimen collection experience will be held in high regard, although this is not essential. Staff members will be given a chance to develop their skills through ongoing training, providing an avenue for career development and advancement.

You will work across various areas and must be available to work shift rotations between the hours of 7.00am and 5.00pm, Monday to Friday, and participate in a monthly Saturday shift 7.00am – 10.00am.

Graduates are strongly encouraged to apply!

About the Benefits - Perks of the role

The high level of service provided by Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology is delivered by a dedicated staff comprising of pathologists, scientists, technicians, laboratory assistants, collection personnel, couriers, computer personnel, pathology services assistants and other support staff. The successful candidate will join a welcoming team of dedicated health professionals with a focus on patient care.

Staff members will be given opportunities to develop their skills through ongoing training, providing an avenue for career development and advancement.

An attractive hourly rate, circa $23.6755, will be offered to the successful applicant. You will also have access to fantastic permanent employee benefits:

  • Fitness Passport – staff have access to discounted gym memberships
  • Parental and Adoption Leave - SNP staff receive 6 weeks paid maternity and adoption leave as per E.B.A.
  • Employee Assistance Program - a free, confidential and voluntary counselling service provided as a resource to employees of Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology, as well as immediate family, with the aim of assisting with the resolution of personal and work related problems which may affect quality of life or work performance
  • Private Health Insurance - staff have access to discounted private health insurance through MBF, HCF and Medibank Private
  • Pathology Services - staff and their immediate family (their children, partners and their parents) have access to bulk billed Pathology Services
  • X-Ray Services - staff and their immediate family (their children, partners and their parents) have access to bulk billed X-Ray and other diagnostic imaging through Queensland X-Ray
  • Smoke-Free Workplace - for those staff wanting to use nicotine replacement therapy in quitting, management provides a level of financial assistance towards the cost of nicotine replacement patches.

Please note: Vaccination against COVID-19 is mandatory.


Job Classification
Job Location (Area or Region)
Job Type
Business Type
Pathology Service
Job Title
Pathology Specimen Collector (Grafton)
Posted By
Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology
Grafton NSW 2460
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