LIMS Technical Specialist
Canterbury District Health Board (Christchurch)
Christchurch, South Island
1d ago
source : Kiwi Health Jobs

About this role

LIMS Technical Specialist

Laboratory Information Management System)

  • Full time permanent role (1.0 FTE) plusrostered on-call
  • Based at Canterbury Health Laboratories
  • Be part of building and maintaining LaboratoryInformation Systems
  • Our Purpose : Why we do it

    When you work withthe Canterbury District Health Board, you re part of something very special. Weplan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that livein the Canterbury region.

    Our primary goal is to put people at the heart ofeverything we do.

    The Team : What we do

    CanterburyHealth Laboratories (CHL) is a busy medical diagnostic facility providingservices to in-patients and outpatients at Canterbury DHB Hospitals withinChristchurch.

    You ll be working for the largest medical laboratory in the SouthIsland which is also a major secondary / tertiary referral centre with a variedand challenging case load.

    We have a modern and well-equipped labincluding a good range of specialist equipment.

    Specifically,the Laboratory Information Systems (LIS) team support the Laboratory InformationManagement System to manage each step of the process to provide qualitylaboratory results in a timely manner.

    The Role : Where you fit in

    This roleis working as part of the LIS team providing hands-on and remote technicalsupport to the users of the Laboratory Information Management System.

    The roleis also responsible for system administration and monitoring as well as completingproject tasks.

    You will be responsible for :

  • Working with laboratory teams and vendors to provide technical support andtroubleshooting for the day to day operation of the LIMS and integratedanalysers
  • Providing technical information and support for the connectivity andinstallation of new analysers and systems
  • Performing system administration and monitoring
  • Scoping end user requirements and reviewing vendor specifications
  • Using best practice to manage and triage the implementation of tasksaround the Laboratory Information Systems and associated hardware, software andinfrastructure.
  • Providing timely communication with users / customers using clear conciselanguage
  • Collaborating with a project team to enhance and develop systems
  • Maintaining and updating configurations, scripts and administration proceduredocumentation
  • We are looking for technical skills andexperience in most or all of these areas :

  • Integration using ASTM / HL7 protocols
  • RS232, TCP / IP connectivity
  • LINX, UNIX
  • Red hat administration and scripting, Oracle database,Microsoft Azure, Microsoft SQL
  • Domino / Lotus Notes (HCL Notes)
  • System administration and programming
  • Installation and configuration of hardware andsoftware applications
  • Skills required :

  • 3-5 yrs experience in the IT industry including 1-2 yrs of second andthird level IT support
  • Certification in, for example, Azure and / or Microsoft windows would bedesirable
  • Technical knowledge of networks and switches
  • Technical knowledge and understanding of firewalls
  • High-level understanding of basic network architecture
  • Experience working in a large organisation and changing environments
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Sound technical writing / documentation skills
  • Knowledge of laboratory information systems would be desirable
  • Our Culture : What matters to us

    Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi

    Puttingpeople at the heart of all we do

    Health isultimately all about people. What s important around here is the way we carefor and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, andgoing about our work with integrity.

    Belonging Here : Becoming part ofour story

    Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board,you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexibleworking arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

    If this role has sparked your interest but does notmatch your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at ourroles that better suit your expertise.

    If you areinterested in this role please apply directly on our career site .Please note only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted.

    Contact uson foradditional information.

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