Position Details
Reference Number 16542
Position Title Pathology Collector- Outpatient Pathology
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre only
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Division Chief Nursing Officer
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Health & Allied Services
Classification From: ID2 - PATH COLLECTOR GR1
Classification To: ID4 - PATH COLLECTOR GR2
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.


Outpatient Pathology is a fast paced department providing specimen collection services for Peter Mac patients. Pathology collectors in the department are responsible for the collection of specimens, taking ECGS and with advanced skill competency, also perform peripheral cannulation.  Shifts are varied and include the collections of samples from patients in the inpatient and outpatient setting.  The department sees up to 200 patients a day, with a combined workforce of both Registered Nurses and Pathology Collectors.


To be successful in this role you will be able to demonstrate


  • Certificate III or IV in Pathology Collection
  • 12 months experience with blood collection
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Commitment to flexible working hours
  • Cannulation skills are desirable



For further information about this opportunity, please review the position description or contact us for a confidential discussion.


Peter Mac offers its employees the following benefits:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Central City Location
  • Training and Development Program
Selection Criteria Essential: Certificate III in Pathology Collection
Desirable: Cannulation competency
Contact Person Rosanne Spry
Contact Number 855 99959
Alternate Contact Person Jenny Waugh
Alternate Contact Number 855 99960
Closing Date 22/04/2019
Position Description
Postion Description Phlebotomist March 2019.doc Open
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