Supervisor – The Blood Test Centre

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    6 hours ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
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  • Location: Canterbury
  • Date Advertised: 05-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/PC0733928
  • Job Title: Supervisor – The Blood Test Centre
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  • Summary:
  • Full-time, fixed-term opportunity working 40 hours per week until approximately June 2021!
  • Grow your career within a large team in a busy diagnostic facility!
  • Strong phlebotomy experience and registration with the Medical Sciences Council of New Zealand 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

Working for the Canterbury District Health Board – working for the Community. At its core, our vision is dependent on achieving a truly collaborative, ‘whole of system’ approach where everyone in the health system works together to do the right thing for the patient and the right thing for the system and our community as a whole. Canterbury Health Laboratories (CHL) is a busy diagnostic facility providing services to inpatients and outpatients at Canterbury DHB Hospitals within Christchurch.

We’re looking for an experienced Phlebotomist to join us as our Supervisor in our Blood Test Centre covering parental leave. You’ll have proven ability to lead and motivate your team while supporting them through changes within our laboratory and healthcare environment. We have a large team of phlebotomists and trainees who are passionate about providing quality care to patients!

This is a full-time opportunity (40 hours per week) covering parental leave until approximately June 2021. Start and finish times are negotiable.

The Role: Where you fit in

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • ensuring the provision of a high-quality service to clients in collaboration with the Section Head
  • ensuring all staff are appropriately trained and supervised where required
  • contributing to quality initiatives and monitoring quality outcomes
  • the maintenance of equipment and the purchase of supplies.

Your skills will include:

  • strong phlebotomy experience with relevant qualification
  • previous experience in a similar role is advantageous
  • excellent interpersonal and organisational skills with the ability to build and foster relationships within CHL and the wider DHB
  • proven ability to lead and motivate a team
  • the ability to embrace change while supporting a team to manage a changing environment
  • registration with the Medical Sciences Council of New Zealand is essential.

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.

The Canterbury DHB believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. The Canterbury DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.

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.

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