Medical Laboratory Technician (Fixed-Term) - Specialist Chemical Pathology (LabPLUS) at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Toka Tumai Auckland, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- New Zealand’s leading hospital laboratory
- Fixed term position
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.
We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.
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.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
Fixed term – Bowel screening
Whilst this role is based primarily in the Bowel Screening Team there may also be a requirement to work in other sections of the department. Primary tasks for the role will include pre-analytical unpacking and sorting, registration of samples, analysis and the extraction of samples and general admin work.
The position is fulltime involving working rostered shifts and may involve some evening shift work (1530-2400 hrs) and Saturday shifts. It is for a fixed term to October 2023.
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 www.labplus.co.nz for more information.
The Specialist Chemical Pathology department encompasses Special Biochemistry, Endocrinology, Trace Metals and Chromatography and provides laboratory services for 3 national programmes (Bowel Screening, Newborn Screening and Antenatal Screening).
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Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
The department is busy with strict requirements around turn around times so applicants will need to possess excellent organisational, computer and communication skills and be flexible with working hours. The role requires a person with a skillset including attention to detail, good time management, accuracy and the ability to work as part of a team. You must be currently registered as a Medical Laboratory Technician with the Medical Sciences Council of New Zealand. For details, visit www.mscouncil.org.nz
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He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai Auckland.
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Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Advertising closes: Wednesday, 30 November at 11:59 pm (New Zealand standard time).
Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.
If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Hamish Watson - Recruitment Consultant at HamishWats@adhb.govt.nz or 021 948 906 quoting vac ref ADHB14357 to discuss how we can best support your application.
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Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Toka Tumai Auckland|
|Position type:||Contract/Temp Full time|
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