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Medical Laboratory Scientist


Reference: 3690995

  • International career opportunities
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Subsidised Southern Cross Healthcare

Southern Community Laboratories, which is a division of Healthscope, has provided doctors and patients in New Zealand with pathology services since 1960. Healthscope has laboratories throughout the country and is committed to providing facilities and services that deliver exceptional care to its clients.

Our busy Dunedin Laboratory, which provides service to both the Hospital and Community is looking for a Scientist to work in the Biochemistry department of our modern and well equipped laboratory. Your role will see you performing both routine and specialised tests with a high degree of skill and confidence. To be considered for this role you will need:

  • NZ Medical Science Council Registration
  • A current Annual Practicing Certificate
  • At least 5 years Medical Laboratory Science experience.
  • A background in Biochemistry

This is a full time role and will include working weekends and evening/night shift rosters.

Consideration may be given to recent BMLSc graduates with a major in Biochemistry.

Attention to detail, accuracy and the ability to work under pressure are key requirements. Key duties include processing of specimens and interpretation of results.

The successful applicant will need to be customer focused and committed to the provision of high quality service, with effective time management and interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment.

Applications Close: 27 Aug 2017