Roles at Clinipath
Scentists perform laboratory
testing. They are often called on to interpret test results, and
manage quality control programs. They need a broad knowledge of
Required: Scientists have a bachelor degrees in science,
often with post graduate qualifications.
They prepare specimens for analysis and set up tests which
scientists and technicians review and interpret. Because today's
laboratories are highly computerised, the laboratory assistant must
be a trouble-shooter who knows how the equipment works. They need
an up-to-date knowledge of a wide range of tests.
Required: Certificate of Laboratory Techniques, or
equivalent level fo experience.
These are professionals who work at "the bench" doing the
technical work. They need to be natural enquirers and have a
passion for science. Monitoring quality control programs in the
laboratory is an important part of the job.
Laboratory technicians have
tertiary qualifications, usually with an associate diploma.
These professionals are the public face of Clinipath Pathology.
They are based in the suburban and hospital-based collection
centres. A collector has to be technically competent, reliable,
compassionate, and able to put patients at ease. Their job is to
draw patient blood,and process samples ready for courier pick up.
All staff undertake comprehensive in-house training.
Qualifications Required: A Certificate III in
Pathology Collection, or significant prior
experience is a pre-requisite for this role at Clinipath Pathology.
In addition, new employees are to complete a Certificate IV in
Laboratory Techniques. Clinipath Pathology provide this training
Clinipath Pathology runs a fleet of
courier cars servicing doctors rooms, hospitals and collection
centres. They pick up specimens and deliver reports and
Required: A current, "C" class drivers license. A current
The role of the Medical Typist
includes the transcription of Histopathology, Cytology, non
Gynaecological and Bone Marrow Reports as well as typing
Pathologist letter and transcription of specialist letter.
Required: Previous experience in pathology or medical
typing, and familiarity with medical terminology is required.
Computer literacy and a minimum typing speed of 60 WPM as well as
attention to detail, accuracy and ability to work as part of a team
are also requirements.
Results and Enquiries
Employees in results and enquiries
answer calls by phone from customers about patient results and
convey these results to our clients. There is a strong focus on
customer service and accuracy in this role.
Required: Minimum requirements are previous customer
service experience, a professional and friendly telephone manner
and strong written and verbal English skills. A deomenstrated
typing proficiency with a minimum speed of 50 words per minute is
required. Familiarity with medical terminology is also well