Laboratory Technician

Gribbles Veterinary Pathology

Christchurch, New Zealand

Full time

Reception/ Support Staff / Other

May 28

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Reference: 5500673

This is a great opportunity for an outstanding laboratory technician to become an integral part of the Gribbles Veterinary team.

Gribbles Veterinary Pathology is New Zealand's leading provider of veterinary diagnostic services operating five laboratories nationwide. Gribbles Christchurch is a fully equipped, IANZ accredited, diagnostic laboratory which performs a range of testing, on behalf of private veterinarians, research organisations, government agencies, pharmaceutical companies and zoos.

We are currently looking for someone to join our busy Laboratory Specimen Reception department at our Christchurch lab. This role is permanent full time 80 hours per fortnight. The specimen reception department is responsible for handling and processing all animal samples (blood, tissue, urine etc.) submitted from vet clinics throughout the south island, accurate data entry, responding to client enquiries, dispatching client orders and frontline reception duties including answering the phone.

The ideal candidate will have exceptional attention to detail, strong organisational skills, self-motivation and the ability to multi task. Excellent computer skills, fast and accurate data entry, first rate customer service and being an outstanding team player is essential. The ability to prioritise your workload, adapt to change, maintain established Turn Around Times and deliver quality results within set timeframes is expected.

Knowledge of veterinary, medical or scientific terminology is a definite advantage. Sound computer skills are essential.

Regular working hours are Monday - Friday, however the flexibility to work additional hours when work demands is required. After training there is a requirement for participation in the Saturday-morning roster.

If you enjoy a fast paced working environment and are committed, dedicated and enthusiastic with excellent communication skills, this could be the job for you!

Please apply online via our website

Applications close on 7 June 2021

Only applicants eligible to work in NZ should apply

Applications Close: 07 Jun 2021

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