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Medical Laboratory Scientist - Core Biochemistry

Employer:
Canterbury District Health Board
Job Category:
Health
City/Town:
Canterbury - Christchurch
Region:
Canterbury
Job Type:
Fixed Term Contract
Posted Date:
19-Mar-2020
Closing Date:
01-Apr-2020
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Job Description

  • Fixed-term, part-time opportunity (24hr per week) until approximately May 2021 covering parental leave
  • Join us in the largest medical laboratory in the South Island!
  • Registration with the New Zealand Medical Science Council (NZMSC) as a Medical Laboratory Scientist is essential

Our Purpose: Why we do it

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you're part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

The Team: What we do

Health is a 24/7 business and Canterbury Health Laboratories is no exception! We're on the lookout for a NZ registered Medical Laboratory Scientist to join our Core Biochemistry Laboratory.

The Medical Laboratory Scientist is an important member of our CHL team. We provide 24/7 service to the hospital and the community which includes high volume automation as well as some manual testing. Our primary focus is to provide the best service possible for the care of the patient.

We have a fixed-term part-time opportunity working 24 hours per week until approximately May 2021 covering parental leave. The days required for this position are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 8.00 am to 4.30pm.

The Role: Where you fit in

In this role, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Performing analysis by utilising various analysers and stat instruments
  • Carrying out troubleshooting of tests and equipment, complying with service/laboratory protocols
  • Adhering to and maintaining laboratory quality assurance procedures
  • Demonstrating a commitment to providing a high-quality service to our clients

Your skills will include the following:

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Registration with the New Zealand Medical Science Council (NZMSC) as a Medical Laboratory Scientist with a current practicing certificate is essential
  • Experience in Biochemistry laboratory procedures would be advantageous

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi
Putting people at the heart of all we do

Health is ultimately all about people. What's important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

The Canterbury DHB believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. The Canterbury DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

If you are interested in this role please apply directly on our career site here. Please note only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted.

Contact us on recruitment@cdhb.health.nz for additional information.

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