Full Time Consultant Clinical Microbiologist
A full time permanent position is available for a Consultant clinical microbiologist at Labtests, Auckland. This position covers the Auckland and Northland regions of New Zealand.
Attainment of a medical degree ( MBBS or equivalent ) with postgraduate training in microbiology is a minimum requirement.
The laboratory is one of 25 laboratories in the Asia Pacific Healthcare Group (APHG) which provides services to over 75% of New Zealand’s population in hospital and community settings. APHG has exceptional links with the community clinicians, hospital laboratories, and public health providers in the region.
As a large community laboratory catering to a population in excess of 1.6 million people, there are many opportunities for those with diverse interests in microbiology and population level health. For those with an interest in SARS-CoV-2 testing, you will not be disappointed, APHG group has performed over 40% of all testing to date and Labtests alone accounts for 22%. The Labtests referrer network spans over 330 medical practices. Labtests has an experienced and exceptionally capable microbiology team managing a full range of activity from SARS-CoV-2 testing, specialist clinical trial testing as well as all community testing needs.
Work Life Balance
The Labtests laboratory is located in Mount Wellington, Auckland with easy access to many of Auckland’s most desirable suburbs. Working in New Zealand provides an excellent work life balance, perfect location to raise a family and with a diverse range of incredible places to explore there is something for everyone. Flexible and part time working arrangements will be considered. Employment will be subject to registration with the New Zealand Medical Council (NZMC).
Closing date for the application 30th June 2021, the position may remain available until filled.
For further information or to apply, please contact Dr Lesley Overend, Medical Director, Labtests and Northland Pathology Laboratory, telephone +64 27 404 7426, email by clicking the apply button.