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Lancet Vacancies Cape Town – Medical Scientist

Website Lancet Laboratories

Job Description:

Analyses laboratory samples in order to provide results for medical practitioners to diagnose treat and prevent diseases.

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Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensures the implementation of service levels and quality standards in accordance with standard operating procedures and service level agreements.
  • Assists the laboratory manager with overseeing and monitoring equipment maintenance, asset management, procurement of goods and staff overtime expenditure to ensure the most effective utilisation of resources, optimisation of stock levels and reduction of costs at all times.
  • Performs diagnostic testing procedures on instrumentation, analyses results in one or more sections of a laboratory and interacts with pathologists on technical matters to provide all relevant data that may pertain to the prevention, diagnosis or treatment of diseases.
  • Records, verifies and amend (when required) test results to ensure integrity of test result database on laboratory information system.
  • Reports test results via phone or computer entry to ensure timeous dissemination of data required by health and medical professionals.
  • Oversees the maintenance and calibration of the equipment used in the laboratory to ensure that it is operating efficiently and providing accurate results. This includes ensuring that instrument maintenance and quality control results are recorded as well as trouble shooting.
  • Assists the laboratory manager to ensure a safe working environment in accordance with relevant legislation and all safety protocols. This includes the on-going maintenance of quality control standards, adherence to infection control measures, correct disposal of bio-hazardous waste and project management (as per delegated responsibilities) of the preparation process for internal and external quality control audits.
  • Assists the laboratory manager to ensure that incidents and instrument failures are reported by laboratory staff, thereby ensuring compliance with relevant organisational policy and laboratory standard operating procedures.
  • Performs investigations into and resolution of customer complaints to ensure a positive image of the organisation by clients and patients and to promote the services of Lancet laboratories.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to work in a pressured environment
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Accuracy
  • Anatomy, physiology and medical terminology relevant to medical pathology
  • Laboratory information systems
  • Laboratory standards operating procedures and processes
  • Medical ethical guidelines in the medical pathology fields
  • Organisational policy procedures
  • 0-2 Yrs Relevant Working Experience
  • BSC : Registration as Medical Technician with HPCSA
  • Attention To Detail
  • Confidentiality / Sensitivity
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Planning and organising
  • Problem solving
  • Rule orientation
  • Self-management
  • Team leader skills
  • Follow up of Incompletes

Job Details:

Company: Lancet Laboratories

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town

Application Deadline: N/A

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