Medical Laboratory Technician - Specimen Services at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waitaha Canterbury, Christchurch
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Mō te tūnga | About the role
Canterbury Health Laboratories (CHL) is a busy diagnostic facility providing services to in-patients and outpatients at Te Whatu Ora Health NZ Waitaha Canterbury within Christchurch. You will be working for the largest medical laboratory in the South Island which is also a major secondary/tertiary referral centre with a varied and challenging case load. We have a modern and well-equipped lab including a good range of specialist equipment.
We have a permanent full-time opportunity for a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) to join our Specimen Services team! The role will require you to mahi (work) between Monday and Friday.
MLPAT/MLT is preferable.
In this role, you will be responsible for:
- Providing a high-quality service to clients
- Registering samples into the Delphic LIS, and carrying out processes required for the pre-analytical processing of samples
- Interpretation and input of request forms
- Checking of data for accuracy and information
- Answering telephone enquiries in our Lab line call centre
- Liaising with staff, patients and referrers effectively
- Co-ordinating shipments (outgoing and incoming)
- Troubleshooting and basic maintenance of equipment/instrumentation
- Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
- The ability to contribute to and improve personal and team performance
- Data entry experience, competent level computer skills is preferable
- Familiarity with laboratory processes and experience in a similar role
- The ability to perform rostered shifts in a 24 hour, 7 days per week Health Laboratory
Mō mātou | About Us
Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand, leads the
day-to-day running of our health system across New Zealand, with functions
delivered at local, district, regional and national levels. It weaves the
functions of the 20 former District Health Boards into its regional divisions
and district offices, ensuring continuity of services in the health system.
Here in Waitaha, Canterbury we deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region.
- Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi - Putting people at the heart of all we do -
We are committed to honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its principles by
ensuring our partnership with Māori are at the forefront of all our
conversations. We believe in improving, promoting, and protecting the
health and well-being of the Canterbury and the West Coast community.
The culture at Te Whatu Ora - Waitaha, is driven by our ā Mātou Uara (Our Value - - - - - - - s):
- Care and respect for others - Manaaki me te whakaute i te tangata.
- Integrity in all we do - Hāpai i ā mātou mahi katoa i runga i te pono.
- Responsibility for outcomes - Te Takohanga i ngā hua
Ngā hua | Benefits of working at Te Whatu Ora - Waitaha
When you work at Te Whatu Ora - Waitaha, you are part of a wider whānau that will support you along your journey. We offer great coaching, mentoring and learning outcomes for all staff. We are always improving our facilities across all campuses and have amazing discounts from select retailers, restaurants and businesses. At Te Whatu Ora - Waitaha, you are part of something greater than yourself and encouraged to be your unique self.
Tono ināianei | Apply Now
We have a range of clinical and non-clinical
roles at Te Whatu Ora - Waitaha, there could be a place for you! Please visit our careers website for other
roles and find your ideal fit within Te Whatu Ora - Waitaha.
Applications will be processed as they are received, so please apply as
soon as you can.
The Future of the Health Industry
The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19. It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. This vaccination requirement includes gaining Booster Doses required to perform your role under the Health Order. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom may be vulnerable. Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19. The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment.
Nau mai, haere mai, tauti mai!
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waitaha Canterbury|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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