This exciting and challenging role is based at Auckland City Hospital and would suit either an experienced qualified Mortuary Technician or someone who is not yet qualified but has the required skills and attributes and is keen to train and get qualified in this intersecting field of medicine and law.
This role will provide you the privilege to be a part of the pathway for our deceased and their bereaved family / whānau, and contribute to the health of our community and the justice system.
About the position
We have two full time permanent positions available working Monday to Friday with rostered on-call duties. You will work in a team with other forensic technicians to assist the Forensic Pathologists with a wide variety of post-mortem examinations including cases of sudden natural deaths, suspicious deaths and homicides, as well as undertake other day-to-day operational duties to support the service.
You will also participate in the in-house post-mortem CT scanning service, as well as assist with hospital post-mortems and the perinatal (non-coronial) post-mortem service.
We provide a comprehensive forensic pathology service including the management of deceased persons / tūpapaku, storage, medical imaging (CT scan and photography), and complex medico-legal investigation.
As part of the job, you will be exposed to forensic and post-mortem material and images, medical reports, and mortuary and laboratory equipment and environments.