Medical Laboratory Scientist (Microbiology) , LabPLUS at Auckland District Health Board (Central Auckland), Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
We are inviting applications for two Medical Laboratory Scientists in Microbiology. These are permanent positions which are fully rostered 24/7.
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
At Te Toka Tumai | Auckland DHB we are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
Auckland District Health Board (Auckland DHB) is one of the leading healthcare providers in New Zealand offering a wide range of tertiary and quaternary clinical services to a large and diverse population. Here is what we can offer you in this role:
- Working within a dynamic, supportive and multidisciplinary team
- Orientation and on the job training, formal supervision and professional development opportunities.
- A great team environment and supportive work culture
- Subsidised gym membership, free gym classes run by 5Points Gym
- Discounts at a variety of businesses, free eye test
LabPLUS is an IANZ accredited medical laboratory and is one of New Zealand's premier laboratories. LabPLUS are part of the state-owned Auckland District Health Board. We offer a comprehensive pathology service for Auckland City Hospital, Starship Children’s Hospital, National Women's Health, and the Greenlane Clinical Centre. LabPLUS is also a major referral laboratory for specialised laboratory tests for New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. Visit our website for more information.
The Microbiology Laboratory at LabPLUS uses molecular and culture techniques to identify a range of organisms including enteric pathogens, multi-resistant organisms, anaerobes, fungi and Mycobacteria.
Our aim is to provide a total lab service of excellence and innovation.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
The Microbiology section of LabPLUS has a vacancy for 2 permanent registered Medical Laboratory Scientists.
You will be working in the General Section which includes primary processing of a diverse range of samples, culture reading in the areas of urines, Enteric pathogens, respiratory samples, Sterile sites, anaerobes and antimicrobial susceptibility testing. You will also be working in the rapid COVID testing area registering, processing and analysing COVID samples on automated platforms
Microbiology is a 24/7 laboratory and you will be required to participate in a roster which covers three shifts: 0730 – 1600; 1530 – 0000; and 2300 – 0730.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
You should be a registered Medical Laboratory Scientist and you will hold a current Annual Practicing Certificate.
This role requires good communication skills and a knowledge of analytical processes . You must have a strong attention to detail with a focus on quality and a can do attitude to work in a fast-paced and busy environment.
We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori & Pacific communities. Our organisation values diversity, inclusivity and empathy. If you do too, apply now and join us to make a positive difference and to “do your life’s best work at Auckland DHB”.
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
Auckland District Health Board (Auckland DHB) is one of the leading healthcare providers in New Zealand offering a wide range of tertiary and quaternary clinical services to a large and diverse population. We have state of the art facilities and provide our services from three hospitals – Auckland City Hospital, Starship Children’s Health and Greenlane Clinical Centre.
For more information on what we offer, please click here
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please click on the ‘Apply’ tab below and submit your application online attaching your updated CV and Covering Letter. Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.
For help with your application please email, Hamish Watson, Recruitment Consultant on HamishWats@adhb.govt.nz quoting ref # ADHB12575MB
This position is a Core Children's worker under the Children's Act & requires full safety checks completed before any new employee starts.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Auckland District Health Board (Central Auckland)|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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