Careers at Pathlab


Pathlab has been providing laboratory services to the Bay of Plenty and Waikato regions for more than 40 years and Lakes for approximately 15 years. We provide medical laboratory testing to clincians including midwives, as well as smear-takers and rest homes. We also provide testing services for the Tauranga, Whakatane, Rotorua, Taupo, Grace, Braemar, Southern Cross and Queen Elizabeth Hospitals.

We are a large organisation, with over 500 employees. We are team oriented and committed to health and wellbeing. We are an equal opportunities employer and support innovation, best practice and the development of our valued employees.

If you are interested in a career with us, please check out our list of current vacancies as below. Most of our vacant positions are also listed on the Seek website. We ask that ALL submissions for available positions are made via the Seek portal please.

What to expect of the recruitment process -

Once you have applied for a specific advertised role you may be contacted to clarify details of your application, qualifications or previous experience. An initial phone interview may be conducted, especially if you are not living in the same location as the vacant position.

Should you be shortlisted for a position with us, you will be notified of the interview time by telephone. Our interviews are generally conducted by a panel of up to three people. At your interview you may be required to provide proof of your right to work within New Zealand and copies of applicable qualifications.

Should you be offered a position with us this will be subject to the completion of satisfactory references and staff health clearance. In accordance with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 all Collection Services staff are also required to consent to a Police Check pre-employment and biannually thereafter.

Current Vacancies


Second in Charge

Patient Services - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty

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