Technical Specialist (Part Time) - Labplusat Auckland District Health Board (Central Auckland)
Auckland District Health Board (Central Auckland)
Auckland, NZ
6h ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

Technical Specialist

Diagnostic Genetics department, LabPlus, Auckland DHB

  • New Zealand’s leading hospital laboratory
  • Excellent career development opportunity
  • IT focused position
  • Part time role, 0.5 FTE
  • We are looking for an experienced Medical Laboratory Scientist with great IT skills who is up for a challenge; ready to sidestep the status quo for a new, memorable experience!

    In this role you will be the IT Super User for Diagnostic Genetics and will be responsible for managing the department’s IT requirements.

    You will be the first point of contact for all computer related issues and liaise between the department, Lab Information Systems, IT Helpdesk and department, and external vendors.

    Our experienced team in Diagnostic Genetics will guide you as you navigate this new career path

    For more information about this role, please contact Pippa Grainger, Scientist Unit Manager on , on ext 22010 or on 021 462 365

    About you

    To be successful in this role you will have the following skills and attributes : -

  • Qualified Medical Laboratory Technician registered with the Medical Sciences Council of NZ and current APC.
  • Previous experience in a medical laboratory carrying out molecular diagnostic techniques is preferred.
  • A methodical and organised approach to work with a keen focus on accuracy and data quality.
  • Good knowledge of the ISO15189 standards.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Flexibility to suit the service demands with the ability to prioritise and deliver to deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of computer based systems within the context of a Medical Laboratory.
  • It’s important work where your collaborative, detailed-focused nature will equip you well assisting administration, medical, scientific and technical staff with an IT focus.

    This will include IT projects, daily IT operations and IT troubleshooting. You will receive comprehensive training in all aspects of our diagnostic genetics service relevant to the position, but will be expected to have a background in IT.

    About us

    The Diagnostic Genetics laboratory provides a comprehensive service using both cytogenetic and molecular genetics techniques enabling us to resolve clinical diagnoses with a genetic component.

    We analyse pre and post-natal samples, providing predictive testing, and confirmation of a clinical diagnosis in the management of a spectrum of both malignant and inherited disorders.

    Our portfolio of tests is constantly being upgraded with a view to reducing turnaround times and enhancing our tests to take into account new technologies and approaches in line with international clinical and research data.

    What we can offer you

    Auckland District Health Board () is one of the leading healthcare providers in New Zealand offering a wide range of tertiary and quaternary clinical services to a large and diverse population.

    Click here to see what we can offer you as an employer

    Here is what we can offer you :

  • Comprehensive and well-structured orientation programme
  • A fast paced, unique and rewarding work environment that provides a high level of job satisfaction and is always interesting
  • Continuous improvement and development opportunities
  • A great team environment and supportive work culture
  • Discounts at a variety of businesses, free eye test
  • To apply please click on the Apply’ tab below and submit your application online attaching your updated CV and Covering Letter.

    If you have any queries about this opportunity or accessibility or technical issues with the online process, please contact Hamish Watson, Recruitment Consultant on hamishwats adhb. quoting ref # ADHB11949A to discuss how we can best support your application

    Closing date is 25 November 2021

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