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Laboratory Specimen Processing Clerk

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed 21 hours ago
    Never published
  • Job no: 62129
  • 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.


  • Full-Time Position - 80 Hours Per Fortnight (with flexible monthly ADO's)
  • Permanent role
  • Alfred Hospital Location
  • Great Staff Benefits


The Department

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, Human Molecular and Microbiology).


The Role

  • Receive and distribute specimens to all Pathology disciplines
  • Data entry of patient test requests in the Laboratory Information System
  • Prepare specimens for analysis and storage. Prepare 24-hour urine collections. Scan & load blood culture bottles onto the Microbiology analyser
  • Edit patient and specimen details, including additional tests requested by doctors
  • Maintain the section's refrigerators and freezers. Defrost and clean freezers as required
  • Answer general queries for test and sample requirements for both internal and external stakeholders
  • Provide pathology results to authorised people
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Specimen Processing Supervisor


Skills/Qualifications Required

  • Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent
  • Record of stable employment in a laboratory or industrial environment
  • Familiarity with computer keyboard. Touch-typing skills are highly desirable
  • Technical skills appropriate to laboratory functions are preferable but not essential


Staff Benefits

  • Salary Packaging
  • Discounted Health Insurance
  • Onsite Gym
  • Childcare Services
  • Car Parking (subject to availability)


For further queries, please contact: Craig Lindley at

Applications close at 11pm Thursday, 8 December 2022

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.

All Alfred Health employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. This is in accordance with the Vaccination of Health Care Workers (COVID-19) Directions - Health Services. All Alfred Health employees are required to be vaccinated against influenza. This is in accordance with the Mandatory Vaccination of Health Care Workers (Influenza Vaccine) Directions - Health Services Establishments for influenza.


  • Closed 21 hours ago - 08 Dec 2022