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Laboratory Technician

Closing: May 31, 2024

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Published: May 16, 2024 (2 days ago)

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Targeted Specialized Knowledge
  • Minimum qualification of Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) from an accredited School of Health Technology. Up-to-date complete registration and practicing license
  • Certification from the Association of the Institute of Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (AMLSCN)
  • 1-4 years of experience in a medical laboratory, hospital or clinic. Relevant medical laboratory certification will be an added advantage.

Key Areas of Note:

  • Keep up to date with relevant medical research, technology, and evidence-based medical practice by attending continuing education courses and professional meetings, reading journals, etc.
  • Research unusual symptoms and treatment options, through consultation with physicians and other medical specialists.

Key Skills and Attributes:

  • Hold Computer literacy
  • Excellent Communication and Customer Service
  • Caring, Compassionate, Dedicated and Professional
  • Working Under Pressure
  • Humane, Empathetic and Supportive Bedside Manner
  • Leadership and Teamwork
  • Problem solving and Initiative
  • Time Management and Organization
  • Attention to Detail

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but can become louder at times due to group discussions or activities. EHA Clinics is a tobacco-free environment. 
Responsibilities
Targeted Specialized Knowledge
  • Minimum qualification of Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) from an accredited School of Health Technology. Up-to-date complete registration and practicing license
  • Certification from the Association of the Institute of Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (AMLSCN)
  • 1-4 years of experience in a medical laboratory, hospital or clinic. Relevant medical laboratory certification will be an added advantage.

Key Areas of Note:

  • Keep up to date with relevant medical research, technology, and evidence-based medical practice by attending continuing education courses and professional meetings, reading journals, etc.
  • Research unusual symptoms and treatment options, through consultation with physicians and other medical specialists.

Key Skills and Attributes:

  • Hold Computer literacy
  • Excellent Communication and Customer Service
  • Caring, Compassionate, Dedicated and Professional
  • Working Under Pressure
  • Humane, Empathetic and Supportive Bedside Manner
  • Leadership and Teamwork
  • Problem solving and Initiative
  • Time Management and Organization
  • Attention to Detail

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but can become louder at times due to group discussions or activities. EHA Clinics is a tobacco-free environment. 

Purpose:

  • Perform phlebotomy on adults and children
  • Provide assistance in various functions of the laboratory 
  • Maintain and update laboratory checklists regularly Provide assistance in various functions of the laboratory
  • Operate and manage automatic hematology and chemistry analyzers, pipettes, thermometers, balances, and other lab apparatus. 
  • Label, sort and record specimens and organize all information into the computer system 
  • Proficiency in performing laboratory inventory.
  • Document patient and family education.
  • Use a Lab Information Management System for specimen tracking, results entry, and reporting.
  • Lead/encourage multidisciplinary approach for patient’s discharge. 
  • Develop and provide the teaching plan utilizing the patient education manual. 
  • Enhance laboratory services and laboratory reputation.                     

Engagement:

  • Identify and communicates abnormal results by alerting supervisory personnel, the patient, physician, or nurse.
  • Communicate with patients and family members in a professional, compassionate and respectful manner to facilitate healthcare delivery as a team member.

Delivery:

  • Process and enhances laboratory services and laboratory reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Operate sophisticated equipment and instruments to perform diagnostic tests and assays following standard operating procedures. 
  • Contributes to a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers by following established standards and procedures
  • Process and maintains quality results by running standards and controls, verifying equipment function through routine equipment maintenance and advanced troubleshooting; calibrating equipment utilizing approved testing procedures; monitoring quality control measures and protocols.

  

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