Position Details
Reference Number 16680
Position Title Casual Pathology Collector
Employment Type Casual
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 the future

Outpatients Pathology is a fast paced department providing specimen collection services for Peter Mac patients.  Pathology collectors in the department are responsible for collection of specimens and taking ECG with future opportunities to attend to advanced skills in the area of intravenous cannulation.  Shifts are varied and include collections of blood from patients in the inpatient setting.  The department sees up to 200 patients a day, with a combined workforce of Registered Nurses and Pathology collectors.


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

  • Certificate III 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 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
Selection Criteria Essential: Previous experience as Pathology Collector
Desirable: Cannulation Skills
Contact Person Jenny Waugh
Contact Number 85596902
Contact Email nurserecruitment@petermac.org
Alternate Contact Person Fiona Darby
Alternate Contact Number 85596820
Alternate Contact Email nurserecruitment@petermac.org
Closing Date 22/04/2019
Position Description
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