Medical Laboratory Technician - Bacteriology
- Permanent part time opportunity working within the largest medical laboratory in the South Island
- Working 15 hours per week (Mon to Wed 1630 to 2130
Mō te tūnga | About the role
Our Bacteriology Department is looking for a Medical Laboratory Technician with a positive, helpful attitude to join us in our mission of providing a high-quality service within our laboratory.
Canterbury Health Laboratories is the largest medical laboratory in the South Island which is also a major secondary/tertiary referral centre. We have a modern and well-equipped lab including a good range of specialist equipment. Our laboratory is open 24 hours a day, providing timely results to our clinicians to ensure our patients are getting the right treatment, at the right time. Our Bacteriology Department is made up of a team of Medical Laboratory Scientists, Medical Laboratory Technicians, Microbiologists, and Registrars.
This is a permanent part-time opportunity for a Medical Laboratory Technician who is passionate about developing their career with Canterbury Health Laboratories. The days and hours required for this position 15 hours per week (Mon to Wed 1630 to 2130). Applicants must also be available for weekend, on-call and Public Holiday rosters as required.
In this role, you will be responsible for:
- Providing a high-quality service to clients
- Responsible for primary processing of specimens received in the laboratory
- Ability to operate analysers
- Problem solving with the team.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
A patient focused and flexible approach to your work to ensure our team goals are met;
- An eye for excellence and quality;
- The ability to work independently and under periods of pressure;
- Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to work with a range of people from various backgrounds;
- Current, or ability to work towards, NZ Registration with the Medical Sciences Council of New Zealand.
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!
|Location:||South Island - Canterbury - Christchurch|
|Job type:||Permanent Part time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Technical - Medical Lab Scientist / Technician|
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