PUCL Job#1178 Technical Specialist Diagnostic Immunophenotyping - New Zealand - (Posted 06/09/18)

Technical Specialist Diagnostic Immunophenotyping: Tissues and Body Fluids


·       Work in New Zealand’s leading laboratory

·       Do your life’s best work at Auckland DHB

·      Help shape our journey


About us: 

LabPLUS is an IANZ accredited medical laboratory and is one of New Zealand's premier laboratories. We offer a comprehensive pathology service for Auckland City Hospital, Starship Children’s Hospital, National Women's Health, and the Greenlane Clinical Centre. LabPLUS is also a major referral laboratory for specialised laboratory tests for New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. Visit our website more information.


About the department:

The Haematology Laboratory provides laboratory tests for the diagnosis and treatment of blood cell and coagulation disorders. The highly skilled scientific and technical staff work together with a team of haematologists to provide a quality service with in depth clinical interpretation.


The Cell Markers section provide a comprehensive flow cytometry service for malignancy diagnosis and disease monitoring for the greater Auckland and Northland areas. Samples processed include peripheral blood, bone marrow, CSF, FNAs, tissues and other body fluids.

The majority of our work involves leukaemia and lymphoma diagnosis in partnership with our Haematologists and Pathologists.

LabPlus is a reference laboratory, and is involved in clinical trials.

About the position:


The role of the Technical Specialist is to process work, provide training and be involved with the quality management and development of the Tissue and body fluids area. Experience with flow cytometry and Haematology is desirable. Effective communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a small team are essential.


This permanent fulltime position works 40 hours per week; normal hours are Monday to Friday but On-call and weekend work will also be required. 


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About you:

Our successful candidate must be registered as a Medical Laboratory Scientist with the Medical Sciences Council a current annual practicing certificate. You will have relevant experience and skills required for the role. 


We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population.  To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori & Pacific communities. Our organisation values diversity, inclusivity and empathy. If you do too, apply now and join us to make a positive difference and to “do your life’s best work at Auckland DHB”. 


For more information about this position, contact Margaret Hammond – Technical Head at MHammond@adhb.govt.nzor Michelle Petrasich – Section Leader at MPetrasich@adhb.govt.nzor Santosh Parab, Recruitment Consultant at email


If you want to make contributions to improve the health of our communities and do your life’s best work, we would love to hear from you!


Applications close: 20 June 2018


To submit application, click on the link below or visit our Careers website and quote job reference number CEN07482 to attach your CV and covering letter. 


Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. This position is NOT a Children’s Worker as defined by the Act.


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