Medical Laboratory Technician at Health+Solve Limited
Health+Solve Limited
Maiduguri
2d ago
source : BetaJob

Job Details

Job Title : Medical Laboratory Technician

Job Description

  • Under direction, the Medical Lab Technician performs a range of specified laboratory tests for use in clinical assessments, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and / or other specified medical conditions
  • S / He also maintains the laboratory facilities & equipment to agreed or communicated standards and maintains / updates clients’ records.
  • Main Duties and Responsibilities

    Clinical Duties :

  • Collect and prepare samples from patients.
  • Perform basic assigned tests in a timely fashion according to set Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Prepare required reagents, media, solutions and stains following established formulas and techniques.
  • Organize work by sorting specimens, matching work orders with specimen labels, checking and logging specimens correctly & accurately.

  • Arrange reports for collection, distribution or dispatch / delivery or send to patients via email on request / instruction
  • Present test results and reports to senior laboratory staff when requested / required.
  • Provide technical support to senior Laboratory Staff of the Unit
  • Report any obstacles to the efficient operations of the Lab to the Lab Focal Person and / or such as problems with quality control and / or instrumentation, shortage of reagents, risk management concerns or computer problems.
  • Ensures Quality Control and Quality Assurance procedures are followed.
  • Responsible for ongoing enhancement of professional competency by participating in quality monitoring, improvement programs, appropriate education and training and for documenting such participation.
  • Perform all duties and responsibilities promptly in a professional, empathetic manner with an understanding of and respect for patients’ rights
  • Admin Duties :

  • Collect and compile requests of reagents from the Lab; review them against the Unit’s stock.
  • Conduct of weekly check on needed and / or expired reagents & consumables inventory; submits report to the Laboratory Supervisor / Focal Person for appropriate action.
  • Monitor and register Lab. Refrigerator(s) / Room temperatures to ensure correct levels.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and / or daily cleaning of laboratory equipment, work areas and nondisposable apparatus
  • Conduct and / or supervise the cleaning of instruments and work-benches; keeping work surfaces clean and orderly at all times.
  • Perform other related duties as directed by the Branch’s Lab. Supervisor / Manager or senior lab staff as required.
  • Education, Qualifications & Experience

    Education :

  • OND in Medical Laboratory Technology.
  • Experience :

  • 1 - 2 years post-completion experience
  • Personal Attributes & Physical Demands

  • Reliable
  • Should be able to multi-task; capable of handling several issues at the same time to deliver results and meet desired deadlines.
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