Medical Laboratory Specialist Technician - (LabPlus) Automated Laboratory and Support Services
- Automated Biochemistry and Specimen Services
- New Zealand’s leading hospital laboratory
- Collaborative and supportive work environment
- Dedicated friendly team
- Permanent position
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
We are looking for a qualified Medical Laboratory Technician to join our Automated Biochemistry & Specimen services team in the Department of Automation and Laboratory Support Services at LabPLUS, Auckland City Hospital.
About the position
Specimen Services is a high workload area and we perform the pre-analytical processing of all work in the section which includes clinical trials processing for Te Toka Tumai. Our team works with all departments in LabPLUS and operates 24/7.
You will primarily be responsible for training of staff within the pre-analytical area during normal working hours of Monday to Friday. Other duties will include supporting senior staff in managing the workflow, organising the daily roster and updating documentation. You will be expected to contribute towards quality improvements in the area and a focus on service delivery is key requirement for this role.
This is a permanent role in a 24/7 department and rostered shift work is an integral part of this role. The hours are predominately 8.00am – 4.30pm working 40 hours per week. There will be minimal requirement to work all out of hours shifts on a rostered basis. This role requires specialist technical and scientific skills to develop and maintain the skills of team members rostered to the department.
Position Description click here Medical Laboratory Specialist Technician
For further information please contact Sujata Hemmady, Scientist Unit Manager Sujata Hemmady or (09) 3074949 extn 22123
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
You will be a registered Medical Laboratory Technician with the Medical Sciences Council www.mscouncil.org.nz with a current annual practicing certificate. This role requires specialist technical and scientific skills to develop and maintain the skills of team members rostered to the department.
You will be responsible for ensuring the pre-analytical processes within this section are aligned to the needs of the referrers and provide a timely service. Good sample processing skills, staff training, contributing to quality improvements in the area and focus on service delivery are key requirements for this role.
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.
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About our Automation and Laboratory Support Services Department
The Automation and Support Services (ALSS) department which consists of Specimen Services and Automation (Chemistry).
We are a high workload area and we perform the pre-analytical processing which includes specimen receipt and dispatch, registration of specimens, allocating and triaging specimens for Te Toka Tumai.
Our team works with all departments in LabPLUS and operates 24/7
This position closes on Monday October 2, 2023.
To apply please click on the ‘Apply’ tab below and submit your application online attaching your updated CV and Covering Letter. If you have any queries about these opportunities or accessibility or technical issues with the online process, please contact Hamish Watson, Recruitment Consultant on firstname.lastname@example.org quoting ref # ADHB19282 to discuss how we can best support your application
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