Technical Specialist Automation and Laboratory Support Services, LabPLUS at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Toka Tumai Auckland, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Permanent position
- 24/7 Roster
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
The Automation and Support Services (ALSS) department consists of Specimen Services, Covid 19 registration and Automation (chemistry) areas.
We are a high workload area and we perform the pre-analytical processing, which includes specimen receipt and despatch, registration of specimens, allocating and triaging specimens and tissue management for the Auckland DHB.
Our team works with all departments in LabPLUS and operates 24/7
You will primarily be responsible for providing specialist technical and scientific skills managing the Specimen Services area and helping to oversee workflow and staffing within this area. Other duties will include the training of staff, supporting staff and their development, and creating and maintaining documentation. You would be contributing towards quality improvements in the area and a focus on service delivery is a key requirement for this role.
You will have relevant experience and skills to perform the tasks outlined above. Experience with leading teams, managing workflows and rosters, and maintaining documentation would be an advantage.
This role requires a high level of communication skills, and a can do attitude to work in a fast-paced and busy environment. You will lead by example and your values should a line closely to the Te Toka Tumai values.
For further details, please refer to the position description here.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
If you’re applying for the Technical Specialist position, you should ideally be a registered Medical Laboratory Scientist with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a medical laboratory; you will hold a current Annual Practicing Certificate. You will also have relevant experience and skills to perform the tasks outlined above. Experience with leading teams, managing workflows and maintaining documentation would be an advantage.
This role requires a high level of communication skills, knowledge of automated biochemistry processes and the ability to train staff. 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. You will lead by example and your values should a line closely to the ADHB values.
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
For more information about this role please contact Sujata Hemmady, Scientist Unit Manager, ALSS on 09 3074949 ext 22123 or email email@example.com
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.
For more information on what we offer, please click here.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Advertising closes: Tuesday, 5 December 2023 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 # ADHB2111SS to discuss how we can best support your application.
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Immigration NZ has introduced a new Accredited Employer Work Visa system from 4 July 2022 that includes a simplified residency process for health workers on the new “Green List” of occupations – and this position is one of those designated critical positions! For successful candidates offered a position with us who require a Work Visa, we will provide support with their Visa application. Here are the links to two key pages of NZ Immigration's official site for more information: Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa and Immigration NZ Green List Occupations
Note the salary range for this position is between $88,000 and $105,000.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Toka Tumai Auckland|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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