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Scientist - Pathology SH

LocationSandringham Hospital
Work TypePart time
Positions1 Position
Job no: 68742
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.

  • Permanent Part Time Up To 32 Hours Per Fortnight
  • Medical Scientist Grade 1 & 2
  • 5 Weeks Annual Leave, Salary Packaging & Novated Leasing
  • Located at Sandringham Hospital

About the role

We are seeking applications for a permanent part-time scientist for the Sandringham Laboratory of Alfred Pathology Service (APS). Sandringham hospital is part of Alfred Health, The Alfred is a major tertiary referral teaching hospital and APS has two laboratories, the main lab is located on the Alfred campus with the second located at Sandringham. This is an excellent opportunity for a scientist looking for part-time hours in a busy community hospital environment. The laboratory is staffed by a small multidisciplinary team, providing biochemistry, haematology and blood bank services. Participation in the shared shift roster, including week-ends is essential. An ability to work alone is essential.

The Sandringham laboratory may operate everyday 8am-8pm. Outside of these hours the pathology work is transferred to The Alfred.

As part of APS you should be prepared to work a variety of shifts including morning, afternoon, night, weekends and Public Holidays and on-call if the laboratory offers these shifts in the future.

APS uses state of the art equipment and you will be trained and supported by a committed organisation. 

Skills & Experience 


  • BSc in Medical Lab Science (or equivalent) with training in blood transfusion and haematology.


  • Training in Biochemistry,
  • 2 years laboratory experience.
  • Haematology Morphology experience.



  • Salary Packaging & Novated Leasing through Maxxia.
  • Flexible Heath Insurance coverage through HCF Health Insurance
  • On-site car & bike parking opportunities, Deducted Pre-Tax!!
  • Fantastic onsite fitness facilities at The Alfred through ProSport Health and Fitness.
  • Child Care Services at The Alfred managed by KU Children’s Services

If applicable, specify specific requirements that you require in the cover letter or CV.

Any queries please contact John Cochrane, Team Leader Pathology SH on 9076 1643

Applications Close: 11pm AEST, Friday 5th July 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.