Medical Laboratory Scientist

  • Full time Permanent Medical Laboratory Scientist based at Grey Base Hospital
  • Hold a current registration or are eligible for registration with the New Zealand Medical Science Council (NZMSC) as a Medical Laboratory Scientist.
  • High levels of confidentiality & attention to detail are key to be successful in this role.


Ehara taku I toa takitahi engari, he toa takitini

My strength, is not the strength of one, it is the strength of many

What you’ll do with your time

  • Performing analyses and other associated laboratory tasks with a focus on Microbiology
  • Other generalist tasks around the laboratory.

WCDHB Laboratory is looking for a Medical Laboratory Scientist with an interest and experience in Microbiology to join their team in Greymouth on a full time basis. We are a small but busy core laboratory where your generalist skills will be valued. We’re a close knit friendly team of Scientists and Technicians with a strong quality focus. We’re looking for you to bring a ‘can do’ attitude to ensure efficient and smooth running laboratory services

The laboratory operates between the hours of 0700 and 1800 Monday to Friday and outside of these hours you will participate in an on-call roster including weekends.

We are looking for someone with the following traits

  • Ability to work independently but a part of a team as well.
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


What we are about

We are unique and like no other in New Zealand with a close-knit community where your work will make a real difference. 

We will help you grow as a leader in rural health with a continued focus on your career development. 

We continue to break new ground and shape our health system to wrap care around patients in their communities. 


Why us

This isn’t a job for just anyone, joining us means sharing our goals and values and being dedicated to this community and our team as we seek to become a centre of excellence in rural health care. We offer competitive benefits, flexible working arrangements and a relocation scheme to candidates who will join us in this. 


What’s Next

If this role does not match your skills please visit our careers website for more opportunities within our organisation.

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Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now! 

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Permanent/Full Time

Job no: PC1204430

Location: Greymouth

Closing Date: Sunday, 14 March 2021