Medical Laboratory Technician, Haematology


Christchurch City, New Zealand

Reference: 5788700

Evening shift, permanent part-time 40 hours per fortnight

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

Our busy Christchurch Laboratory is looking for a permanent part-time Medical Laboratory Technician working 20 hours per week in the Haematology department, on our busy week-night evening shifts.

Key tasks include processing specimens through our automated Haematology analysers; preparing samples for processing and for referral to other laboratories; monitoring analyser performance; telephoning urgent results to referrers.

To be considered for this role you will need:

  • Sound knowledge of laboratory operations including safety, operation of equipment and hands-on practical experience
  • The ability to work in a methodical manner adhering to strict quality procedure guidelines
  • To be disciplined, self-motivated and have a positive approach to work
  • Effective time management skills and ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines
  • Customer-focused and committed to providing a high quality of service to internal and external customers, with effective interpersonal skills
  • A diploma in Applied Science, or a Bachelor of Science would be an advantage
  • To be an NZ Medical Science Council registered Technician, or be eligible for registration, would be an advantage
  • A current Annual Practicing Certificate if registered
  • Must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19.

The hours for this position are 40 hours per fortnight, 4.30pm to 8.30pm Monday to Friday.

Only applicants eligible to work in NZ should apply.

Applications Close: 23 Jan 2022