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Phlebotomist Recruitment Pool
SA Health
Job reference: 798044
Location: - VARIOUS -
Job status: Casual
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

  • Statewide Clinical Support Services - SA Pathology, Various Locations
  • Salary: OPS1 - $28,853 - $53,075 (p.a.)
  • Salary: OPS2 - $56,145 - $60,396 (p.a.)
  • 12 Month Recruitment Pool - Casual, Temporary and Permanent Positions Available


The Department for Health and Wellbeing has exciting opportunities available as a Phlebotomist (Pathology Collector) in various locations!

SA Pathology provides comprehensive routine and emergency pathology testing to all South Australian public hospitals through a networked system of South Australian Government hospital-based laboratories in both metropolitan and regional locations. SA Pathology also provides pathology services to non-hospital patients with over 80 Pathology Collection Centres across metro and regional South Australia.

Exciting opportunities exists for Phlebotomists (Pathology collectors) who are seeking a rewarding career to join our dedicated team in various Collection Centres.  As a Phlebotomist you will be required to take samples of blood for testing. Blood sample collection and blood testing is a very important part of a patient's health journey used to diagnose 70% of all medical conditions. It is also a vital tool in the ongoing management of disease and patient care.

Our 7 days rosters consist of morning and afternoon shifts.

If you possess the following, we want to hear from you:

  • Demonstrated experience or ability to acquire experience in the correct procedures of specimen collection/phlebotomy including the application of established polices and guidelines with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to show empathy and understanding to patients.
  • Good computer skills, exceptional customer service skills and telephone manner
  • Good understanding of patient confidentiality.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work as part a of a team and autonomously when required.
  • Completion of Certificate III in Pathology Specimen Collection or previous phlebotomy experience will be considered an advantage


About our recruitment process:

Our recruitment is ongoing and you can apply at any time for this opportunity.  These intakes vary depending on organisational needs.  If you are recommended and placed on our Employment Pool, your application will remain active for 12 months. You could be contacted at any time during this period and offered an opportunity to commence employment with us.

For enquiry contact details, application instructions or/and to apply, please click 'Apply' and you will be directed to our SA Health's Careers Page.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role. 

In addition to the annual salary package, we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant Immunisation screening. 

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  Job ref: 798044 

Enquiries to

Rikkii-Lee Spackman

  • Email:

Application Closing Date

11:55 pm Friday 14 July 2023 


Download File 798044 Phlebotomist Recruitment Pool OPS1 Role Description.pdf

Download File 798044 Phlebotomist Recruitment Pool OPS2 Role Description.pdf

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Flexibility Statement
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.