Medical Laboratory Scientist/Technician - Haematology Fixed Term


Wellington Central, New Zealand

Reference: 5788673

Fixed Term Full Time (11 months)

Wellington SCL provides high quality diagnostic pathology services to the community, health care professionals and their patients. Wellington SCL is owned by APHG NZ Ltd; a healthcare company committed to providing facilities and services that deliver exceptional care to its clients.

Based at Wellington Hospital, our Haematology Department is currently looking for a Registered Medical Laboratory Scientist or Technician to fill a fixed term position covering parental leave for a 11-month period (January - early December 2022).

The Haematology department performs a range of routine and specialist diagnostic testing and is equipped with the latest automated systems. This position is for 80 hours per fortnight. Our laboratory operates 24/7, therefore you will be required to participate in the 7 day rotating roster. Please note evening and weekend work attracts penal rates.

To succeed in this role you will need:

  • To be a NZ Medical Sciences Council registered Scientist or working towards registration

OR be registered as a Medical Laboratory Technician or Pre-Analytical Technician

  • A current Annual Practicing Certificate
  • Be able to work in a methodical manner adhering to strict quality procedure guidelines.
  • Have a team focus with initiative, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and possess the ability to work in a fast paced, deadline-oriented environment.
  • A sound knowledge of laboratory operations including; safety, operation of equipment and hands-on practical experience with a preference given for Haematology experience.
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • The ability to follow procedures and instructions
  • Excellent attention to detail with good record-keeping skills
  • Previous experience in blood film morphology is desirable
  • Must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 by the 1st January 2022

If you would like to join a friendly and supportive team and extend your skills as a Scientist or Technician then we would like to hear from you. Apply online

Applications close 26 January 2022

Applications Close: 26 Jan 2022