About the Job


Where you’ll be working: Hamilton, New Zealand

The details: Permanent, Full time

  • Calling on specialist Histopathologists - come join one of the largest labs in the region

  • Get involved in a challenging and interesting environment where there is never a dull moment

  • Join an enthusiastic and friendly team

The Opportunity

We have a great opportunity for someone to join our growing team here in Hamilton. The successful applicant will be based in Hamilton the main Hospital, working in partnership within a team of 11 anatomical pathologists and 2 registrars. The department works in collaboration with clinicians from across the hospital and region to deliver anatomical pathology services in a tertiary hospital setting.

While our anatomical pathologists cover all areas of general pathology there may be the opportunity to participate in some areas of sub speciality depending on the applicant’s background and experience. As an anatomical pathologist in our team you’ll have autonomy, mastery and purpose to deliver your mahi and contribute to the broader objectives of our busy laboratory. 

The role is a permanent full time position so if you think this position is a good fit for you and you would be a good fit for our department, we would love to hear from you.

About you

This pivotal role requires tenacity and resilience, and calls for someone who is passionate about what they do, able to work independently as well as collaborate with team members on core elements of the work. 

Required skills & experience you will need to be considered for this role:

  • Demonstrated commitment to delivering high quality and timely service

  • An ability to solve problems in a complex, constantly changing environment

  • Applicants must hold a Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (FRCPA) or an equivalent qualification and be eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ).

About our Service

Working with our frontline teams delivering to our communities has great purpose. We are a team who love what we do and get to work with stakeholders who challenge and encourage us to do our best everyday. We offer a friendly, open and supportive working environment in a modern and well equipped laboratory.

The Benefits of living in Waikato 

Located in the heart of the mighty Waikato, the organisation operates over a number of sites, Hamilton City our main campus and smaller community-based hospitals across our region. Hamilton City has easy access to beaches and mountains, so if your interests range from a host of water sports, mountain biking to vineyard lunches, the area has something for you right on your doorstep. 

  • As part of our Health NZ, Waikato family, you’ll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.
  • We offer flexible and agile working opportunities alongside our benefits and staff discount schemes.
  • We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.

A committed workspace, a workspace with purpose

  • We are committed to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.
  • As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.
  • Greater diversity within our Health New Zealand | Te Whatu Ora family improves positive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply online and attach an up to date copy of your CV for consideration. 

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Alasdair today.

alasdairl@headmedical.com / 0131 357 1848

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