37806 - 01OIC

Operations and Quality Control Officer
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 31 March 2020

Classification: Technical Officer Level 3
Salary: $73,974 - $83,600 plus superannuation
Position No: 37806 - 01OIC
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 18 March 2020
Contact Officer: Edda Koina on edda.koina@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 5630

Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together
Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community
Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‚Äźbased health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)—a catchment of approximately 400,000 people. It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley. CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to:
  • The Canberra Hospital: a modern 600-bed tertiary hospital providing trauma services and most major medical and surgical sub-specialty services.
  • University of Canberra Hospital Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research: a dedicated and purpose-built rehabilitation facility, with 140 inpatient beds, 75-day places and additional outpatient services.
  • Four Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury.
  • Six community health centres: providing a range of general and specialist health services to people of all ages.
  • A range of community based health services including Early Childhood Services, Youth and Women’s Health, Dental Health, Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Services.
Overview of the work area and position
Canberra Clinical Genomics (CCG) is a division of the Canberra Health Services with laboratories located at the Australian National University. CCG provides diagnostic, analytical and consultative services to medical specialists and general practitioners in the field of Genomics. CCG currently provides accredited diagnostic whole exome sequencing service to the ACT and surrounding regions.
Under broad direction of the General Manager, you will be required to:
  • Commit to a high-quality diagnostic service by coordinating and monitoring the progress of specimens through the entire testing workflow.
  • Maintain and monitor quality management activities to ensure compliance with relevant NATA accreditation and ethical requirement.
Eligibility/Other Requirements:
Highly Desirable:
  • Degree in genomics or relevant field and/or appropriate knowledge and experience.
  • Experience in a NATA accredited diagnostic laboratory.
  • Hold a current driver’s licence.
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police check.

How to Apply

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Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services