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Pathology Laboratory Specimen Processing Clerk

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions4 Positions
  • Applications Close AtClosed 15 days ago
    Never published
  • Job no: 41917
  • Category: Technical and Support, Other Technical / Support

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.

A number of positions are available in our busy Central Specimen Reception team. This team receive and prepare samples for testing in the laboratory, see details below.

  • Pathology Laboratory Specimen Processing Clerk
  • Full Time, Fixed Term: Oct-June 2022
  • Position Classification Code HS1 A


Alfred Pathology Service (APS) provides a comprehensive range of pathology testing, consultation services and collection services to clinicians and patients of Alfred Health. The Service has 5 units (Anatomical Pathology, Biochemistry, Haematology and Microbiology and Molecular).

This position is in the Central Specimen Processing section of Alfred Pathology Service.


The role involves prompt sorting, processing and registration of pathology samples and requests.

The duties may include provision of pathology collection information to clients and handling telephone enquiries.


  • Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent
  • Effective verbal and written communication 
  • Attention to detail
  • Accurate data entry skills
  • Touch-typing skills are highly desirable.
  • Ability to multitask and successfully work as part of a team as well as independently
  • Previous experience in pathology, particularly in Specimen Reception will be well regarded
  • Technical skills appropriate to laboratory functions are desirable 


  • Salary packaging
  • Discount health insurance
  • Childcare 
  • Onsite Gym
  • Car park ( subject to availability)


If you have any questions, please contact Ani Bedikian on (03) 9076 3077.

Please note, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 

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.


  • Closed 15 days ago - 10 Oct 2021