Medical Laboratory Scientist Job In New Zealand

Te Whatu Ora is seeking a medical laboratory scientist to join their team at Whangarei hospital in New Zealand. The ideal candidate have ability to provide quality and health safety standards of pathology service. It is responsible for monitoring compliance with accreditation and legal requirements, and enhancing overall quality and safety of patientcare. This permanent, full-time position with opportunities for professional development and training to enhance the quality and health safety management. Candidate have ability to work 9- 10 hours per day within the hospital.  Salary range for this position is $63,500 per year. For this position, candidate must have licensed medical laboratory scientist experience with current annual practicing certificate (APC) is certificated to practice and maintain professional competence.

Responsibilities for Medical Laboratory Scientist:

  • The candidate must have ability to provide a quality and safe pathology service that ensure timely and accurate results to laboratory users.
  • They should advocate for best practice, ensuring compliance with accreditation and legal authorities.
  • Participate in pathology quality, health and safety process improvements within the pathology service.
  • It is responsible to provide high quality and health safety standards of pathology service.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work both independently and within a multidisciplinary team environment.

Qualifications for Medical Laboratory Scientist:

  • The candidate must hold a registered and licensed medical laboratory scientist degree.
  • They should possess a current annual practicing certificate (APC) certificate to practice and uphold professional competence.
  • It must have prior experience in a medical laboratory and quality management system.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective professional relationships.
  • Have excellent interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Be an innovative thinker with the ability to solve problems effectively.


  • Opportunity for professional development.
  • Competitive salary packages.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Be a part of a supportive team.

Te Whatu Ora is located in Northland, the northernmost and warmest of New Zealand’s 16 regions,  known as the ‘winterless North due to its mild, subtropical climate. Our region boasts a stunning blend of natural treasure ,including golden beaches, secluded coves, breath taking seascapes, ancient forests and a diverse array of flora and fauna, creating a rich tapestry of natural beauty for residents and visitors to enjoy.

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