• Medical Laboratory Scientist Abuja
  • DEDA Hospital in Abuja, , Nigeria
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

Purpose of Position

To provide qualitative and quantitative lab-based tasks such as sampling, testing and measuring of samples obtained from the human body aimed at informed medical practice and procedure that can help to tackle major diseases.

Reports to

Chief Medical Officer, Finance & Admin Director

Direct Report

Lab technicians and IT staff

Tasks & Responsibilities
• To perform several types of laboratory tests; cutting across Medical microbiology, Clinical chemistry, Transfusion science, Haematology, Histopathology, Cytology, Immunology and Virology.
• Examining and analysing body fluids and cells to look to for bacteria, parasites, and other microorganisms.
• Analysing the chemical reactions to determine concentrations of compounds such as blood glucose and cholesterol levels.
• Identifying blood groups and cross matching blood for transfusions.
• Monitoring the effects of medication by testing how a patient is responding to treatment.
• Using microscopes, cell counters... and other sophisticated laboratory equipment.
• Relaying results to relevant medical staff, who use the information to diagnose and treat the patient’s illness.
• Keeping accurate records and writing reports.
• Assisting in the production and updating of laboratory documentation, particularly relating to policies and standard operating procedures.
• Ensuring the service is provided in an accurate, efficient and cost effective manner.
• Prepares monthly report for management for decision making

Educational Qualification
• B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Science or its equivalent.

Required Experience
• 1-3 years experience
• Required Skills & Competencies
• Familiarity with statistical tools and use of chemicals and their reactions.
• Data entry – Computer programs which maintain the lab database.
• •Outstanding proficiency in investigations
Abuja Nigeria


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