Clinical Laboratory Senior Technical Officer

at La Trobe University

  • Full-time, Continuing position
  • Located at the Bundoora Campus
  • $76,199 - $82,355 per annum + up to 17% superannuation

About La Trobe

La Trobe University's success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia's research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we're passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

About the position

The School's Nursing and Midwifery students receive their undergraduate education at a variety of sites, including Bundoora and metropolitan Clinical Schools. The Clinical Laboratory service is responsible for the Bundoora Clinical Learning Laboratories, plus supports and services the laboratories at the Clinical School sites. Reporting to the Clinical Laboratory Coordinator, this position will manage the day to day functioning of the Bundoora Clinical Learning Laboratories. The duties of the position will include the preparation, setting up and take down of equipment for all teaching sessions within the Bundoora Laboratories. The role will also include the maintenance of OHS requirements within the laboratories, ensuring that the area is an organised and safe operating environment. You will be involved with orientating staff and students to the laboratories and in the use of the equipment; preparing and providing technical support for simulation sessions; monitoring stock and ordering supplies; and the maintenance and care of the laboratory equipment. You will also provide support to the Clinical Laboratory Coordinator in promoting positive change and in meeting the demands of the Clinical School laboratory requirements.

Skills and Experience

You will possess a recognised nursing qualification with subsequent relevant experience in a clinical laboratory or an equivalent alternate combination of relevant knowledge, training and/or experience within a clinical laboratory or nursing environment. You should have previous experience and knowledge of the variety of medical equipment and consumables utilised within undergraduate nursing teaching education programs. You will be required to provide high quality technical laboratory support, be able to prioritise effectively and have an understanding of simulation theory, equipment and technology.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


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How to apply

Closing date: Sunday, 24 March 2019 by 11.55pm AEDST.

Position Enquiries: Warwick Burnham, +61 3 9479 5924,

HR/Recruitment Enquiries: Deborah Dare, Recruitment Consultant, +61 3 9479 1241 or

Position Description below:

Download File PD - HEO6 - Clinical Laboratory Senior Technical Officer.docx

Only candidates with full working rights in Australia may apply for this position.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

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