Pathologist, Diagnostic Genetics

Auckland (Region) (NZ)
04 Jul 2019
31 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time


Pathologist, Diagnostic Genetics, LabPlus, Auckland DHB

  • New Zealand’s leading hospital laboratory
  • Full-time permanent role; joint position with the University of Auckland
  • Exciting new area of Pathology diagnosis

We are looking for a Genetic Pathologist to join our Diagnostic Genetics team. This is an excellent opportunity to work with NZ’s largest and highly specialised hospital based laboratory service and to be a part of a growing area of diagnostic testing and research. This role is a joint appointment between Auckland District Health Board and the University of Auckland.

About us

LabPLUS is an IANZ accredited medical laboratory and is one of New Zealand's premier laboratories. LabPLUS provides pathology and laboratory medicine support for Auckland District Health Board. We offer a comprehensive pathology and laboratory medicine 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 for more information.

Auckland DHB is the largest teaching hospital in New Zealand and we can offer you opportunities for research and training with a great team environment and supportive work culture

University of Auckland, Department of Molecular Medicine and Pathology. The overall aim of the role is to enhance health outcomes for people in the Auckland region through clinical and laboratory practice, teaching, supervision, research, service and leadership.

The Auckland Academic Health Alliance formalises a research, teaching and clinical delivery relationship spanning almost five decades between the Auckland District Health Board and the University of Auckland. 

About the department

The Diagnostic Genetics laboratory provides a comprehensive service using both cytogenetic and molecular genetics techniques enabling us to resolve clinical diagnoses with a genetic component. We analyse pre and post-natal samples, providing predictive testing, and confirmation of a clinical diagnosis in the management of a spectrum of both malignant and inherited disorders.
Our portfolio of tests is constantly being upgraded with a view to reducing turnaround times and enhancing our tests to take into account new approaches and international clinical and research data.
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About you

As the ideal candidate for this role you will be a trained Genetic Pathologist you will either have or be eligible for vocational registration with Medical Council of New Zealand. 

Please note, if you are not currently registered in New Zealand and have overseas medical qualifications, you will be required to provide source verification of your qualifications for your registration application. For more information about the registration process and source verification of qualifications, please visit 

For further information please contact Dr Sally Roberts, Service Clinical Director on

Auckland DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that values and embraces the diverse population we serve. We welcome and respect people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disabilities and religions. Apply now and join us to make a positive difference and to “do your life’s best work at Auckland DHB”. 

To apply please click on the ‘Apply’ tab below and submit your application online attaching your updated CV and Covering Letter. For help with your application please email, Sonu Anand, Recruitment Consultant on quoting ref # AUC05561.

Closing date is 31 July 2019.

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