Medical Laboratory Scientist, Cytogenetics, (LabPlus)at Auckland District Health Board (Central Auckland)
Auckland District Health Board (Central Auckland)
Auckland, NZ
1d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

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Medical Laboratory Scientist, Diagnostic Genetics

LabPLUS, Auckland DHB

  • New Zealand’s leading hospital laboratory
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment
  • Dedicated friendly team
  • Full time permanent role
  • The Department of Diagnostic Genetics at LabPLUS, Auckland Hospital is seeking a Medical Laboratory Scientist to work within the cytogenetics team.

    Previous experience working in a medical laboratory carrying out cytogenetic diagnostic techniques is highly desirable. This is an excellent opportunity to work with NZ’s largest and highly specialised hospital based laboratory service.

    About the position

    In this role, you will perform laboratory analyses and associated tasks ensuring delivery of high quality and timely services in line with clinical expectations with an overall emphasis on quality outcomes.

    Although this role is based in the Cytogenetics section of our department, you may be required to work in any section of the Diagnostic Genetics laboratory.

    About you

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

  • Qualified Medical Laboratory Scientist registered with the Medical Sciences Council of NZ and hold a current APC.
  • Previous work experience in a diagnostic medical laboratory with practical experience in cytogenetic techniques, including karyotyping and FISH.
  • A methodical and organised approach to work with a keen focus on accuracy and data quality.
  • Awareness and understanding of the ISO15189 standards.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication with the ability to work well within a team.
  • Flexibility to suit the service demands with the ability to prioritise and deliver to deadlines.
  • Have a passion for excellent service delivery with high quality outputs.
  • Working knowledge of computer based systems within the context of a Medical Laboratory.
  • For queries about the position, please contact Emilie Parkes .

    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.

    The Cytogenetics team specialise in the analysis of prenatal, postnatal and malignancy samples using a combination of karyotyping and fluorescent in situ hybridisation (FISH) analysis.

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

    What we can offer you : -

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

    We have state of the art facilities and provide our services from three hospitals Auckland City Hospital, Starship Children’s Health and Greenlane Clinical Centre.

    Here is what we can offer you -

  • A unique and rewarding work environment that provides a high level of job satisfaction and is always interesting
  • An opportunity to grow both as a person and as a professional while working with a very friendly team with a great team environment and supportive work culture
  • Comprehensive and well-structured orientation programme with good clinical support to help you achieve the orientation competencies.
  • Continuing Professional Development opportunities
  • Structured process of performance evaluation
  • Discounts at a variety of businesses, free eye test
  • Opportunity to work with some of the best in business!
  • To apply please click on the Apply’ tab below and submit your application online attaching your updated CV and Covering Letter.

    For help with your application please email, Hamish Watson, Recruitment Consultant on hamishwats quoting ref #ADHB11947A.

    Closing date is November 24, 2021.

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