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Haematology Scientist (Grade 1-2)

LocationAlfred Health
Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
Positions2 Positions
Job no: 68775
Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Other Allied Health / Medical Science

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.

  • Scientist, Grade 1-2, Haemtology Department of Alfred Pathology Service
  • Fixed Term Full Time at 80 hours per f/n (w/ flexible monthly ADO's)
  • May 2024 to March 2025
  • Shift cover and on-call
  • 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, Clinical Biochemistry, Haematology, Microbiology and Human Molecular Pathology), each headed by a Unit Head. APS has the core laboratory at The Alfred as well as a small local laboratory at Sandringham hospital. We are also in collaboration with Northern Hospital as of early 2019 providing support and some specialty testing.

Position Summary
We are seeking applicants for this permanent position in the Flow Cytometry Haematology laboratory.
You are required to have the ability to demonstrate effective communication skills
Skills and Qualifications Required


  • Formal Education: Bachelor Degree of Applied Science or equivalent.
  • Sound knowledge of laboratory haematology and its practical applications
  • Sound knowledge of clinical haematology and its practical applications
  • Sound knowledge of transfusion science and its practical applications
  • Sound knowledge of recent advances in clinical haematology 



  • Competence in interpreting haematological results and blood film examination
  • Competence in Flow Cytometry MRD and CAR-T processing
  • Competence in Immunology testing
  • Committed to the Mission and Values of Alfred Health.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good time management skills

Staff Benefits

  • Salary Packaging
  • Staff car parking (subject to availability) 
  • Discounted Health insurance
  • Child Care
  • Onsite Gym

For enquiries regarding this role, please contact Jocelyn Shackles 9076 3082 or Steven Schischka 9076 3266 

Applications close at 11 pm Tuesday, 30 April 2024


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 and Influenza with a TGA approved vaccine and must provide evidence of their vaccination status. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19 and legislated requirement for influenza vaccination.    

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

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