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Tasmanian Government

Medical Scientist (510217)

Tasmanian Health Service
Tasmanian Hlth Service - Southern Region
THS - Sth - Clinical Support

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Position details

Award/Classification:AH Professional Level 1 Yr 1
Employment Type: Part Time
Region: South
Location:Pathology Services RHH

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for a Graduate Medical Scientist (Microbiology) vacancy located at Pathology Services, Royal Hobart Hospital.


$53,977 to $87,659 pro-rata per annum


Allied Health Professional Level 1-2


Allied Health Professional (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2016

Period of Employment

Fixed term part-time day work (with on-call), working 45.6 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible for 12 months.


Pathology Services


In the role of Medical Scientist (Microbiology) you will work as part of a team of professional staff engaged in the provision of an efficient and high quality diagnostic clinical microbiology service. The occupant will be expected to:

  • Demonstrate competence and proficiency compatible with their level of experience in the provision of this service.
  • Be an effective team member and contribute to new initiatives in the Department of Microbiology.

Essential Requirements

  • Satisfactory completion of an appropriate course of study at a recognised tertiary institution

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer.  The following checks are to be conducted:
1.  Conviction checks in the following areas:
a)  Crimes of Violence
b)  Sex Related Offences
c)  Serious Drug Offences
d)  Crimes involving dishonesty
2.  Identification check
3.  Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

Download File Generic Medical Scientist (Microbiology) HP1-2 (March 2017).pdf

Download File Generic Medical Scientist (Microbiology) HP1-2 (March 2017).doc

Download File THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.pdf

Download File THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

You are asked to address the selection criteria within the Statement of Duties.  Please click the blue Apply Now button to submit your application.

For further information contact

David Jones
Medical Scientist in Charge
Phone:  (03) 6166 8909

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  1. Review the Statement of Duties and consider if you meet the requirements.
  2. Speak to the Contact Officer if you have any questions.
  3. Submit your application including any additional documents e.g. your current resume, response to the Selection Criteria, and/or a one page summary as requested in the job vacancy.