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Sydney Children’s Hospital Network – Hospital Scientist (Bone Marrow Transplant)

Sydney Children’s Hospital Network – Hospital Scientist (Bone Marrow Transplant) Healthcare & MedicalPharmaceutical and Biotech

$65,790 - $95,295 a year Australia > Sydney

Sydney Children’s Hospital Network is looking for a Hospital Scientist. Work at a supportive and trusted children’s hospital network.

  • Employment Type: Temporary Full Time, up until 2 September 2022
  • Location: Sydney NSW
  • Position Classification: Scientific Off.
  • Hours Per Week: 38
  • Remuneration: $65,790.39 – $95,295.81 (full time equivalent salary)
  • Requisition ID: REQ258203


Where you’ll be working

Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network is the largest paediatric health care entity in Australia. We care for thousands of children each year in our hospitals and in their homes with one purpose in mind — to help young people live their healthiest lives.


About the role

The Hospital Scientist will work within the Blood & Marrow Transplant program at Sydney Children’s Hospital and the NSW Health Pathology Randwick Blood and Marrow Transplant laboratory.

This position offers the opportunity of involvement in the rapidly expanding field of cellular therapy. The role is responsible for providing accurate, efficient and relevant services including bone marrow, cord blood and peripheral blood processing, including red cell depletion and T-cell depletion, and hematopoietic stem cell cryopreservation; and to ensure the quality and timely release of laboratory results.

Full-time and part-time arrangements will be considered for suitable candidates.


Role requirements

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Science/Medical Science or equivalent
  • Experience in cell processing for bone marrow and stem cells, including cryopreservation
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the delivery of pathology services relevant to the laboratory, including use of Laboratory Information Systems, Patient Systems and Quality Control Systems and computer programs such as Microsoft Office suite.
  • Sound understanding of regulatory requirements that impact the BMT laboratory environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Quality Management requirements
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to work in a team and independently
  • Display initiative, problem solving and analytical skills including an ability to apply established principles in a BMT laboratory and investigate and resolve general and complex issues within the laboratory environment

Sydney Children’s Hospital Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, Stepping Up to assist in preparing your application.

As this is a “Category A” position, please refer to the Application Guide for vaccination requirements.

This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children’s Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children’s Guardian Website.


Safety Precaution:

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination is required for all NSW Health staff in line with the recent NSW Government Public Health (COVID-19 Vaccination of Health Care Workers) Order 2021 (including any amendments).

Applicants living in an area of concern are required to provide evidence of their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination or have booked an appointment to receive a COVID-19 vaccination on or before 19 September 2021 and will need to provide confirmation of booking for second dose prior to 30th November 2021.

All other applicants are required to provide evidence of their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination by 30th September 2021 and confirmation of booking for second dose prior to 30th November 2021.

From 30th November 2021 onwards, all applicants to provide evidence of first and second dose of a COVID-19 vaccination.

If you have a medical reason and cannot be vaccinated:

  • A COVID-19 Vaccine Medical Contraindication Form must be completed by a GP or Medical Practitioner.
  • An exemption to the Public Health Order requirements will only be considered if you are unable, due to a medical contraindication, to be vaccinated against COVID-19.


To Apply

For role related queries or questions, contact Jessica Theng on Jessica.Theng@health.nsw.gov.au.

For technical support, please contact the customer service team on 1300 679 367 and select option 3.


Applications Close: 26 September 2021