Medical Director, Pathology and Laboratory Services, LabPLus
newly created leadership position
opportunity to develop and lead long term strategic planning
of clinical quality and safety
- Work for
New Zealand’s largest referral laboratory
You will work in partnership with the General Manager of the service
in the safe delivery of a clinical laboratory service. You’ll primarily be responsible for providing professional
leadership for the senior and junior medical workforce, fostering excellence in
practice standards, performance and professional conduct. You’ll also have
opportunity to participate in the development of a long-term planning strategy for services, including an integrated pathology and laboratory network for the
Northern DHB region.
are strong linkages with the University of Auckland (Faculty of Medical and
Health Sciences) through the Auckland Academic Health Alliance and you’ll have
an opportunity to develop and lead our research strategy and participate in
clinical and/or basic science research and clinical teaching.
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Pathology and Laboratory Medicine department provides tertiary and quarternary
laboratory services to the greater Auckland and Northland Region and is the
major referral laboratory for specialized laboratory tests in New Zealand. Test
referrals originate from hospitals, community laboratories and research units
located throughout New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. We offer an extensive
analytical pathology service in Chemical Pathology, Haematology, Microbiology,
Virology and Immunology, National Testing Centre for Newborn Screening,
Forensic Pathology, Anatomical Pathology and Diagnostic Genetics. We hold a
number of contracts for the reference pathology testing for all of New Zealand.
Auckland City Hospital
is New Zealand’s largest public hospital as well as the largest clinical
research facility. There are approximately one million patient contacts each
year, including hospital and outpatient services.
DHB employs over 11,000 health and medical staff which equates to
nearly 9,200 full-time equivalent positions and manages a budget of
approximately $2.1 billion. Auckland DHB is the largest trainer of doctors in
New Zealand, with approximately 1,800 medical staff. LabPLUS is the largest
provider of pathology specialist training in New Zealand.
requires an individual with demonstrated leadership skills, a demonstrated
commitment to quality, safety and clinical governance, excellent communication
skills and collaborative ability and a commitment to Auckland DHB strategic
ideal candidate will hold a medical qualification registerable or accredited in
New Zealand and will have a higher qualification in pathology equivalent to the
Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (FRCPA) and will
have/be eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New
information about this position, please contact Ian Costello, Clinical Director
- Clinical Support Services Directorate, 021 892 664, email ICostello@adhb.govt.nz or Sonu Anand, Recruitment Consultant on email@example.com.
To submit an application, click on the link below
or visit our Careers website www.careers.adhb.govt.nz and quote job reference number AUC05129 to attach your CV and covering