Lab Scientist

Job Description

  • Organizes work by matching specimen labeling; sorting specimens; checking labeling; logging specimens; arranging reports for delivery; keeping work surfaces clean and orderly.
  • Maintains quality results by running standards and controls, verifying equipment function through routine equipment maintenance and advanced trouble shooting; calibrating equipment utilizing approved testing procedures; monitoring quality control measures and protocols.
  • Serves as technical resource by participating in staff training; answering questions of other professionals; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Identifies and communicates abnormal patient conditions by alerting supervisory personnel, the pathologist, the patient physician, or nurse; reporting mandated information to the public health department or other designated officials.
  • Contributes to a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors, physicians and co-workers by following established standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
  • Maintains patient confidence by keeping laboratory information confidential.
  • Serves and protects the community by adhering to professional standards, laboratory policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and standards.
  • Enhances laboratory services reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Conducts chemical analysis of body fluids, including blood, urine, and spinal fluid, to determine presence of normal and abnormal components.
  •  Analyzes laboratory findings to check the accuracy of the results.
  •  Enters data from analysis of medical tests and clinical results into computer for storage.
  • Operates, calibrates and maintains equipment used in quantitative and qualitative analysis, such as spectrophotometers, calorimeters, flame photometers, and computer-controlled analyzers.
  •  Establishes and monitors quality assurance programs and activities to ensure the accuracy of laboratory results.
  •  Sets up, cleans, and maintains laboratory equipment.
  •  Provides technical information about test results to physicians, family members and researchers.
  • Supervises, trains, and directs lab assistants, medical and clinical laboratory technicians and technologists and other medical laboratory workers engaged in laboratory testing.
  •  Collects and studies blood samples to determine the number of cells, their morphology, or their blood group, blood type, and compatibility for transfusion purposes, using microscopic techniques.
  •  Analyzes samples of biological material for chemical content or reaction.
  • Implement the QMS as defined by the laboratory.

 

 

Applications are to be sent to mosesj@headhunters.co.zw

Deadline- 21/11/16