About the Job

  • Permanent, full time positions
  • Auckland – NZ’s largest Medical Laboratory
  • Range of specialties - Chemical, Forensic and Anatomical
  • Auckland, NZ one of the world’s most liveable cities
  • Relocation and Visa support

The Opportunity

We have a range of opportunities across the Pathology specialist areas that we would like to talk to candidates about, and have a need for a Forensic Pathologist to join the team. LabPlus performs esoteric testing in areas such as chromatography/toxicology, trace elements, proteins and paediatric/metabolic biochemistry, as well as service provision for three national screening programmes (colorectal cancer, newborn metabolic and antenatal screening). Interest and experience in one or more of these areas would be a significant advantage. 

The position is primarily based at Auckland, however participation in service provision in other laboratories in the Northern Region Districts may be a component.

Specific duties of the successful candidate(s) will be by arrangement. 

Suitable applicants must hold specialist registration in Forensic Pathology or be eligible with Medical Council of New Zealand.

International Accreditation New Zealand (IANZ) accredited laboratory and is a major referral medical laboratory in New Zealand for specialised laboratory tests providing tertiary and quaternary laboratory services to the greater Auckland and Northland region. Test referrals originate from hospitals, community laboratories and research units throughout New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. 

 Our Organisation

We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are located in central Auckland.

We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.

We are also an Accredited Employer with Immigration NZ (Please visit Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa for more information if you will be needing a Work Visa)

Important Skills

Essential qualifications

A Medical degree registerable with the New Zealand Medical Council

AND a post graduate specialisation in Forensic Pathology with Fellowship of the RCPA (or equivalent).

Why you will enjoy working here

Auckland is regularly voted one of the world’s most liveable cities and it’s the first destination listed on Condé Nast Traveller’s 23 best places to go in 2023.

With 80 stunning beaches in the greater Auckland area alone and the beautiful gulf islands like Waiheke only 40 minutes by ferry from the central city, Auckland has an enviable lifestyle. Family friendly, culturally diverse and safe with the highest-ranking University in New Zealand Tamaki Makaurau/Auckland is a great place for families.

We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai Auckland.

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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