Medical Laboratory Scientist (Part Time) Blood Bank, Te Whatu Ora
at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Counties Manukau, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Part Time 0.6 FTE
Remuneration as per PSA Allied Health MECA guidelines (between step 1 $61,273 - 8 $85,204)
Are you seeking to re-join the work force or a change in lifestyle? Why not come and join our dynamic team in the Blood Bank department at Counties Manukau District, one of the largest trauma hospitals in New Zealand?
We are seeking a qualified Medical Laboratory Scientist to join our team in the Blood Bank at Middlemore Hospital. This role is part time and will include the full range of Blood Bank duties. The Blood Bank provides a 24/7 Transfusion service to CMD and its surrounding hospitals. The successful applicant will participate in the Blood Bank 24/7 duty roster.
The Blood Bank laboratory is equipped with very modern instruments including the Grifols Erytra and Eflexis Blood Bank analysers. Middlemore is an 1100 bed hospital specialising in Emergency Medicine, Orthopaedics, Spinal Surgery with specialist Burns and Dialysis Units. The hospital also has an ICU, Special Care Baby Unit, Children’s Hospital, general surgery and medical wards. A satellite laboratory is also managed by the Blood Bank laboratory and provides a transfusion service to Ormiston, Franklin and South Auckland Hospice hospitals.
Registered with the Medical Sciences Council of New Zealand, holding a current APC
Experience within Transfusion Medicine discipline including Blood Bank tasks
In order to be considered for this role you will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID 19, in that you have received two doses and a booster dose of an approved vaccine or have received a medical exemption. Proof of vaccination or satisfactory evidence that you have received a medical exemption will be required as part of our recruitment process.
At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us. We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community. To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities. We are also committed to our Disability Strategy, which focuses on people with disabilities; they are our patients, whaanau, community and our staff - all carefully considered in our action plan. Together we will improve the accessibility needs for everyone who has a disability. Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind –Manaakitanga, Together –Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga. If these are your values too, then join us today.