Position Details
Reference Number 16740
Position Title Medical Laboratory Technician
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Division Chief Operating Officer
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Allied Health Professionals
Classification From: BU1 - MED LAB TECH GR1 YR1
Classification To: BU8 - MED LAB TECH GR1 YR8
Position Summary

Outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply for positions now open at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre – a place where our normal days are extraordinary; as are the people we care for.


Peter Mac is one of a handful of integrated cancer research, education and treatment centres in the world. Each day our team strives to provide the very best in cancer care, even better treatments and potential cancer cures for all people affected by cancer.


Globally, we are facing one of the most pivotal times in the pursuit of cancer cures, and Peter Mac stands at its forefront. Together, we aim to lead a new era of cancer prevention, care and discovery, supported by state-of-the-art facilities at our new home within the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre building.


Your role in our future.


Are you looking for the opportunity to gain experience in diagnostic Molecular Pathology?

The Molecular Haematology laboratory in the Pathology Department is looking for laboratory technicians to join our team and to support molecular diagnostic services. The position presents an exciting opportunity to gain invaluable experience in this rapidly growing field. We are currently seeking fixed term full time technicians (six months and 12 months leave coverage) who are available to work Mon-Fri during normal business hours.

As a suitably qualified and experienced technician, you will be responsible for supporting a diagnostic service based upon detecting and analysing mutations in haematological disease. Previous diagnostic pathology experience and experience in molecular diagnostics would be highly desirable.

You will receive extensive on-the-job training in Pathology molecular diagnostics as specified by our regulatory requirements and quality systems, as well as exposure to a wide range of projects based upon innovative research from local and international collaborators.


For further information about this opportunity, please review the position description or contact us for a confidential discussion. In your application letter, please indicate if you are interested in committing for six or twelve months.


Peter Mac offers its employees the following benefits:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Central City Location
  • Training and Development Program
Contact Person Michelle McBean
Contact Number 03 85598402
Alternate Contact Person Dr Ella Thompson
Alternate Contact Number 03 85598430
Closing Date 22/05/2019
Position Description
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