Anatomical Pathologists - Christchurch

Christchurch City, New Zealand

Reference: 5075636

2 Positions Available: One is Permanent Full Time and one is Fixed Term Full Time for 12 months to cover Maternity Leave.

We are seeking Anatomical Pathologists to be part of our network of Anatomical Pathologists working in our community and hospital laboratories throughout New Zealand. Each role is working as part of a team providing clinical delivery and service excellence through high quality diagnostic services to our client and patients.

Canterbury SCL is part Southern Community Laboratories a division of Healthscope that has provided doctors and patients in New Zealand with pathology services since 1960. We are the largest provider of Pathology services and have laboratories throughout New Zealand.

The Christchurch laboratory was newly built 7 years ago and provides services to private hospitals and general practices in the greater Canterbury region. The referrals are mainly skin, breast, gynecologic, urologic, ENT, and gastrointestinal samples, totalling approximately 35000 accessions per year. The pathologists also run a Fine Needle Aspiration clinic on rotation, so experience in FNA cytology is preferred.

Christchurch is known as the garden city, situated on the seaward side on the Canterbury plains. The plains themselves and the backdrop of the magnificent Southern Alps leave the city with an unrivalled outdoor playground on its doorstep, mountain biking, tramping and skiing are all close at hand.

We are seeking experienced Anatomic Pathologists for our Christchurch lab however we also welcome applications from newly qualified pathologists who are seeking to establish their post-fellowship career in a supportive environment.

You will need to hold the Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia or a similar recognised postgraduate qualification and be eligible for registration as a Specialist Pathologist by the Medical Council of New Zealand.

There is no formal closing date and applications will be considered individually on receipt.


Applications Close: 31 Dec 2020