Section Leader Histology


Christchurch City, New Zealand

Reference: 5284124

Gribbles Veterinary Pathology is New Zealand's leading provider of veterinary diagnostic services operating five laboratories nationwide.

Gribbles Christchurch is a fully equipped, IANZ accredited, diagnostic laboratory which performs a range of testing, on behalf of private veterinarians, research organisations, government agencies, pharmaceutical companies and zoos.

We are currently offering an exciting and rewarding opportunity for a permanent, full-time Section Leader to join our expanding histology team.

You will contribute to our national histology processing service and be part of the rapid growth in this area.

The ideal candidate will have a relevant science qualification including MLT, BMLSc, PGdipSci or equivalent, and significant experience in all areas of histology service provision including trimming, processing, staining, and liaison with Pathologists and clients.

Extensive knowledge of IANZ and previous signatory status is required. You'll need strong organisational skills, together with self-motivation, the ability to multi-task and exceptional attention to detail. The ability to prioritise your workload, maintain established TAT's and deliver quality results within set timeframes is expected.

You will also have strong technical laboratory experience and a reputation for building great teams and responsible for leading, coaching and developing the histology team as we expand our service provision nationwide, whilst also actively participating in the workload of our busy lab.

Regular working hours are 40 hours per week Monday - Friday. Flexibility to work additional hours when work demands is required. After training, there is a requirement for participation in the Saturday-morning roster.

If you are committed, dedicated and enthusiastic, with excellent communication skills and a passion for animal health, this could be the job for you.

Applications Close: 29 Nov 2020