Position Details
Reference Number 33624
Position Title Medical Scientist Grade 3 Flow Cytometry Lead
Employment Type Ongoing
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Grade 3 Medical Laboratory Scientist – Flow Cytometry Lead

  • Full-Time, Ongoing
  • Cell Therapy and Flow Cytometry Laboratory Department
  • Parkville location
  • Fabulous employee benefits

The Hospital:

The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) Melbourne is one of the world's great children's hospitals. We are the major specialist paediatric hospital in Victoria and our care extends to children from Tasmania, southern New South Wales and other states around Australia and overseas. With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 4500, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people. The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/


The Role:

The Cell Therapy and Flow Cytometry Laboratory at The Royal Children’s Hospital is seeking an enthusiastic Medical Laboratory Scientist.  The successful applicant will have completed a Degree in Medical Laboratory Science (or equivalent) and have experience in Haematopoietic Stem Cell Processing and Diagnostic Flow Cytometry.


The person must have good laboratory, interpersonal and organisational skills. The ability to work well within a team as well as a service focus approach is essential.


The laboratory is operational from 0800 to 1930 hrs Monday to Friday with week-end on-call cover. There is some flexibility for the successful applicant with the hours to be worked.


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Medical Laboratory Science) or Bachelor of Science or equivalent. Where “equivalent” includes a degree awarded by an overseas tertiary institution which is recognised by the National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition, which in the case of Medical Scientists is the Australian Institute of Medical Scientists (AIMS).
  • Minimum 8 years postgraduate (qualification as defined) professional experience in a haematopoietic stem cell processing and flow cytometry diagnostic laboratory.
  • Specific experience in delivering an ISO 15189 compliant service is desirable
  • Specific experience in delivering a FACT-JACIE Processing Facility compliant service is desirable.
  • Recognised scientific training and competence relevant to the position including knowledge in analytical methods and information systems.
  • Relevant higher degree or fellowship of professional society (or in the process of working towards) is highly desirable.

If you think you possess the right skills and experience we encourage you to apply on our website now!


Why work at the RCH?


That's what you can do for us, this is what we can offer you!


The opportunity to work in world-class facilities, alongside some of the greatest medical minds in the country.


We have 13 food and beverage options on site, a 24 hour gym, hairdresser, massage and supermarkets. We are surrounded by beautiful gardens and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.


We offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, an award winning health and well-being program and a fantastic team culture. We offer continuous learning and career development and let’s not forget about the Meerkat enclosure!


The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and all members of the LGBTQI community.


Make a change for the good. Come and work at the Royal Children’s Hospital.


For further information contact Kerrie Clerici on 9345 5832.

Contact Person Kerrie Clerici
Contact Number 93455832
Alternate Contact Person Dominic Fernandez
Alternate Contact Number 93455832
Closing Date 28/08/2019
Position Description Grade 3 - Cell Therapy PD Full time ongoing.pdf