Histology Technician/Scientist
Counties Manukau Health
Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand
23h ago

Histology Technician / Scientist

The Surgical Pathology Unit provides the histology and cytology services to both North Shore and Waitakere Hospitals.

Our IANZ accredited, well equipped histology department requires a highly motivated, experienced histology technician / scientist for a permanent position (1FTE).

The Unit processes approximately 39,000 specimens from 23,000 patients per year from a wide range of specialities.

Our service includes routine histological preparations, special stains, immunohistochemistry and frozen sections. Your ability to undertake all routine aspects of the histology laboratory independently, along with strong computing skills are a given.

Experience in cytology specimen preparation would be advantageous.

To be successful in the role you will have :

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in histology laboratory with excellent scientific and technical knowledge
  • Current Annual Practising Certificate Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Flexibility to suit service demands
  • Previous experience with laboratory based computer systems
  • Previous experience with document control.
  • Ability to contribute to quality improvement initiatives within the department
  • Ability to influence and support change, be self-motivated and resilient.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with broad range of staff
  • Well-developed time management
  • If you feel you have the ability to meet the job requirements, and would like to work in a supportive and forward thinking team, please submit your online application now!

    To view the position description, please click here

    For any questions please contact Elaine McGrath,

    Section Head Histology / Quality Manager, Surgical Pathology Unit, (09) 441 8905.

    Job reference number WDHB10168

    Closing Date 14th June 2020

    This position is NOT a children's worker under the Children's Act

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