Nelson Medlab South Laboratory (a division of Healthscope) is the provider of pathology services to the people of Marlborough by way of our long term contract with the Nelson / Marlborough District Health Board.
Medlab South Laboratory provides pathology services to the patients of Nelson / Marlborough Hospital Clinicians, General Practitioners, Medical Specialists, and midwives.
The laboratory provides a full histology service and also includes overseeing the Nelson / Marlborough mortuarys. The Nelson region enjoys one of New Zealand's sunniest climates and has a wide range of leisure activities, including exceptional walking and mountain biking tracks.
The relaxed lifestyle and the flourishing wine and gourmet food industry in Nelson are enjoyed by both locals and visitors alike.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic, team player with a wealth of multi-disciplinary experience. As Team Leader you will have overall responsibility for managing all operational activities of the Histology department to ensure a quality and efficient cost effective delivery of diagnostic services to our customers and patients.
You will work collaboratively with the Nelson / Marlborough regional laboratory manager, clinical pathologists, and other Healthscope managers to ensure the success of the company.
This position is expected to take around 20% of your time and the remaining time you will be working on the bench - so it really gives you the best of both worlds.
customer focused; possess effective interpersonal and time management skills; able to work independently, use initiative to solve problems and make decisions appropriately.
Healthscope offers support in management training to senior technical staff. In addition there is a funded CPD program for laboratory scientists and a discretionary scholarship fund for approved educational projects.