Job Summary

Must have a valid license. Should have experience handling children. Knowledge of quality control practices is an added advantage.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description

Job Description

Title:                      Laboratory Technologist

Reports to:          Clinical Lead


Purpose:  The Medical Laboratory technologist will perform a variety of laboratory tests and procedures to assist the Doctors in diagnosing, monitoring, treating and preventing disease.  He tests will involve but not limited t the following areas:  Biochemistry, Special Chemistry, hematology, immunology and microbiology/parasitology, plus any other specialized test as and when required.


Duties and Responsibilities

The medical laboratory technologist will perform the following duties:

•    Collect appropriate and adequate samples of specimen and carry out respective investigations as requested by the clinicians.
•    Conduct medical research and analyses.
•    Operate and maintain sophisticated instruments and equipment used in the division, he/she must be able to properly set up, calibrate, maintain, operate and shut down such instruments.
•    Maintain competence in Laboratory Information System that is crucial to the quality operations of the laboratory and patient care.
•    Actively participate in Quality Improvement Programs essential to ensure that laboratory testing is accurate, timely and meets customer needs.
•    Train and orientate new Medical laboratory Technologist in the performance and interpretation of tests.
•    Write and present periodic reports as required by the supervisor.
•    Participate in Health Promotion and Prevention and team building activities as organized by the company.
•    Maintain a good working relationship with our Partners and Suppliers.
•    Work with the Procurement Officer to ensure that the laboratory has enough reagents, and materials required for the smooth running of the laboratory
•    Attend Periodic clinical and Departmental meetings to ensure proper running of the organization as a whole.
•    Perform any other legal duties as instructed by the line manager.
Personal Characteristics and qualifications
•    Integrity and a professional outlook
•    Ability to do detailed work and maintain a high level of accuracy.
•    Good color and form perception (to study blood cells, etc.).
•    Good communication and interpersonal skills
•    Ability to adjust easily and quickly to change
•    Enjoy taking a methodical approach to their work, analyzing results, establishing procedures and using computers and specialized instruments for accurate and precise testing.
•    Good Customer service and marketing skills.
•    Excellent computer skills and an understanding of health Management Information systems (HMIS)
•    Must be skilled in phlebotomy, particularly involving Pediatric patients.
•    A Diploma in Medical Laboratory technology from a recognized institution, a degree of BSc in Medical Laboratory Technology is an added advantage.

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