Section Head Routine Automation, Haematology Laboratory, CM Health
Manukau City, AUK
6d ago
source : ExploreJobs

Do you love the challenge of working in a busy laboratory? Are you enthusiastic about leadership and development? If so then we would like to hear from you.

We are seeking a New Zealand Registered Medical Laboratory Scientist who has had extensive experience in haematology and would like to join a dynamic and progressive laboratory team by taking charge of our Routine Automation Section.

Middlemore Hospital is a 950 bed Hospital and is one of New Zealand’s busiest and most diverse teaching hospitals with a large Emergency Department, Dialysis Unit, National Burns Unit, Regional Plastic Surgery, Neonatal Unit, ICU and paediatric, general surgical, orthopaedic and medical wards.

The Haematology department is situated at the Middlemore Hospital campus and provides a 24 hour service for Middlemore and Kidz First Hospitals and the Manukau Health Park.

The Haematology department is involved in teaching technical and medical staff and has close links with the Clinical Haematology service.

A wide range of diagnostic haematology testing is provided using automated systems for cell counts and cell morphology, a comprehensive coagulation test service and Special Haematology section for bone marrow processing and haemoglobinopathy testing.

  • As Section Head of Automation your duties will include maintaining all instrumentation in this area and ensuring that results are produced in accordance with departmental protocols and in compliance with ISO 15189;
  • oversight of internal and external quality control; training, supervision and credentialing of staff; stock and documentation control and evaluation and implementation of new instrumentation as required.

    This is a permanent full-time position with some weekend work and participation in a call roster required. You will work with the Charge Scientist, Consultant Haematologists and Haematology team to deliver a quality laboratory service.

    This position provides an opportunity to take a leadership role within the department.The successful applicant will have had at least 5 years’ experience in a large Haematology Laboratory, be a registered member of the Medical Sciences Council in New Zealand and have a current APC.

    Applications can be made online at www.countieshealthjobs.comFor further information please contact Amy Varcoe in the Recruitment Centre on 09 259 3640.

    Applications close : 26 November 2020Position number : CMH20203843At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us.

    We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community.

    To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities.

    We are also committed to our Disability Strategy, which focuses on people with disabilities; they are our patients, whaanau, community and our staff - all carefully considered in our action plan.

    Together we will improve the accessibility needs for everyone who has a disability. Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind Manaakitanga, Together Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga.

    If these are your values too, then join us today.

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