SMO Anatomical Pathology
Where you’ll be working: Waikato Hospital
The details: Permanent Full-time
Get involved in a challenging and interesting environment where there is never a dull moment
Join an enthusiastic and friendly team
Be part of the national transformation in Health
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
Calling on specialist Histopathologists - come join one of the largest labs in the Waikato Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand, Waikato.
We have a great opportunity for someone to join our growing team here at Waikato Hospital. The successful applicant will be based in Hamilton at Waikato Hospital, working in partnership within a team of 11 anatomical pathologists and 2 registrars. The department works in collaboration with clinicians from across the hospital and region to deliver anatomical pathology services in a tertiary hospital setting.
While our anatomical pathologists cover all areas of general pathology there may be the opportunity to participate in some areas of sub speciality depending on the applicant’s background and experience. As an anatomical pathologist in our team you’ll have autonomy, mastery and purpose to deliver your mahi and contribute to the broader objectives of our busy laboratory.
The role is a permanent full time position so if you think this position is a good fit for you and you would be a good fit for our department, we would love to hear from you.
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(Please note position descriptions can only be viewed on the Te Whatu Ora - Waikato website.)
Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
Working with our frontline teams delivering to our communities has great purpose. We are a team who love what we do and get to work with stakeholders who challenge and encourage us to do our best everyday. We offer a friendly, open and supportive working environment in a modern and well equipped laboratory.
Mōu | About you
This pivotal role requires tenacity and resilience, and calls for someone who is passionate about what they do, able to work independently as well as collaborate with team members on core elements of the work.
Required skills & experience you will need to be considered for this role:
Demonstrated commitment to delivering high quality and timely service
An ability to solve problems in a complex, constantly changing environment
Applicants must hold a Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (FRCPA) or an equivalent qualification and be eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ).
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart
Whakamana – Give and earn respect
Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me
Mauri Pai – Fair play
Whakapakari – Growing the good
Kotahitanga – Stronger together
It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.
We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles.
Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.
Te Whatu Ora, Waikato serves the largest Māori population and third largest Pacific population in Aotearoa New Zealand. Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.
We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.
He aha Waikato
Waikato is the fourth largest region in Aotearoa New Zealand and located just south of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. It features a wide range of world-class outdoor and cultural experiences. You can surf the world-famous beaches of Whāingaroa Raglan, swim at the beautiful beaches of the Kapanga Coromandel, hike our majestic mountain ranges, tour the Hobbiton shire, experience the magic of the Waitomo glow worm caves, and encounter a vast array of flora and fauna at the remarkable Maungatautari Ecological Reserve.
Waikato is the home of the Kiingitanga and rich in Māori culture. Waikato Hospital sits on whenua gifted by Waikato iwi, situated on the banks of the mighty Waikato Awa, Hamilton is New Zealand’s largest metropolitan inland city. Hamilton’s vibrant city centre and rich cultural mix makes it an ideal place to experience the authentic friendly Kiwi lifestyle.
Learn more about living in the mighty Waikato here
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.
For any queries about the role please contact Kate.Johnson@waikatodhb.health.nz
Closing date: Open until filled
A national Vaccination Policy which includes COVID19 is under development. In the interim, a Health and Safety Risk Assessment against the requirements of the role will apply to unvaccinated candidates and employees and appropriate risk mitigation (e.g. extra PPE, RAT testing) may be taken as a result. Please note that when a Vaccination Policy is introduced it will apply to this role and need to be supported.
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