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Medical Laboratory Technician

  • Location The Alfred
  • Work Type Full Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions 2 Positions
  • Applications Close At Closes in a day
    Published on 2 Dec 2019
  • Job no: 24059
  • Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Medical Technologists

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

Medical Laboratory Technician - Grade 1

·        Full time – fixed term until January 2022

·        80 hours per fortnight - including an ADO


The Anatomical Pathology Unit of the Alfred Pathology Service is looking for a laboratory technician to join our laboratory team. We are seeking a full time technician available to work Monday-Friday. Rosters may include rotating day and afternoon shifts and weekend shifts. This is a fixed term contract position until January 2022. As a suitably qualified medical laboratory technician your role involves duties through various sections of the Unit including specimen reception, histology and cytology. You will be responsible for tasks such as receiving and accessioning specimens, sample send outs, assisting at specimen cut-up, specimen processing, embedding, microtomy, cytology specimen preparation, record filing, reagent preparation, equipment maintenance and general clerical tasks. Previous experience in a histology laboratory would be an advantage.

  •            Minimum of Diploma of Applied Science (Medical Laboratory), Diploma or Advanced Diploma in Laboratory Technology or Laboratory Operations, or equivalent


  •           Previous experience in a pathology laboratory is essential
  •           Previous experience in a histology laboratory is highly desirable
  •       Previous work experience must be directly related to the position to be filled and provide particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties required.


  •         Access to Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing


For further information about this opportunity, please review the position description or direct enquiries to: Mark Donovan, Principal Scientist Anatomical Pathology on 9076 2767 or via email at


Applications Close: 8th December 2019 at 11pm.


Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.


  • Closes in a day - 13 Dec 2019
  • Published on 02 Dec 2019, 11:14 PM