Medical Laboratory Scientist – Core Biochemistry/Haematology

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Part Time
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  • Location: Canterbury
  • Date Advertised: 19-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/MEDLABSCIE
  • Job Title: Medical Laboratory Scientist – Core Biochemistry/Haematology
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  • Summary:
  • Permanent, part-time (0.4FTE/16 hours per week) opportunity to join our Core Biochemistry and Haematology Laboratory
  • Experience in Biochemistry and Haematology procedures would be advantageous
  • Registration with the New Zealand Medical Science Council (NZMSC) as a Medical Laboratory Scientist is essential

Our Purpose: Why we do it

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you’re part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

The Team: What we do

Health is a 24/7 business and Canterbury Health Laboratories (CHL) is no exception! We’re on the lookout for a Medical Laboratory Scientist to join our Core Biochemistry and Haematology Laboratory.

The Medical Laboratory Scientist is an important member of our CHL team. We provide 24/7 service to the hospital and the community which includes high volume automation as well as some manual testing. Our primary focus is to provide the best service possible for the care of the patient.

We have a permanent, part-time opportunity for an NZ Registered Medical Laboratory Scientist to join our team! The days required for this position are Sunday mornings (0000 – 0800) and Monday mornings (0000 – 0800).

The Role: Where you fit in

In this role, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Performing analysis by utilising various analysers and stat instruments
  • Carrying out troubleshooting of tests and equipment, complying with service/laboratory protocols
  • Demonstrating a commitment to providing a high-quality service to our clients

Your skills will include the following:

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Registration with the New Zealand Medical Science Council (NZMSC) as a Medical Laboratory Scientist with a current practising certificate is essential
  • Experience in Biochemistry and Haematology laboratory procedures would be advantageous

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi
Putting people at the heart of all we do

Health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

If you are interested in this role please apply directly on our career site. Please note only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted.

Contact us on recruitment@cdhb.health.nz for additional information.