Medical Laboratory Scientist at Cedarcrest Hospitals Limited

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Cedarcrest Hospitals is a hospital that provides outstanding healthcare services to patients and families in Nigeria. Their headquarter is currently located at No. 2 Sam Mbakwe Street, Gudu District, Apo, Abuja.

Medical Laboratory Scientist is needed at Cedarcrest Hospitals Limited

JOB TITLE: Medical Laboratory Scientist

Ref No: L00001
LOCATION: Abuja

The Role

  • Reporting to the Head of Laboratory Department, the Medical Laboratory Scientist will be responsible for using laboratory equipment to study and analyze various samples and specimens, to search for abnormalities and determine their causes, while maintaining lab safety protocols and documenting findings in lab systems. The incumbent will collaborate with other lab staff and may work with potentially dangerous viruses and bacteria.
  • Some of the duties of the Medical Laboratory Scientist includes performing complex tests on patient samples using sophisticated laboratory equipment, executing standardized tests such as bacteriological, chemical, and microscopic examination. Establishing quality assurance programs to monitor and ensure the accuracy of test results.

Responsibilities

  • The medical Laboratory Scientist executes a range of standardized microscopic, chemical and bacteriological test including nucleic acid extraction from pathogenic cultures, RT-PCR and qPCR analyses.
  • They take part in collecting samples which includes collecting urine, blood and other samples. They also counsel patients on pre-test requirements and answer questions related to testing.
  • The Laboratory Scientists also assess the validity of a result that are obtained, preserves proper records of the results and makes a report of results. Make sure that the testing method used follows established quality control procedure and assists with the preparation of laboratory reports.
  • Organizes and maintains reagents and equipment’s. They perform maintenance on equipment’s in the laboratory and keeps laboratory in a clean and organized condition.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor in Medical Laboratory Science
  • Good Team Player
  • Experience in molecular laboratory testing
  • Good Interpersonal Skills
  • 3+ years proven experience as a Laboratory Scientist
  • Computer knowledge is mandatory
  • Ability to work under pressure

Special Conditions

  • Employment is contingent on passing a medical screening conducted by the hospital
  • Employee will be subject to various testing including but not limited to drug and medical testing throughout the tenure of their employment
  • Knowledge of workflow processes.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: [email protected] using the Position Title and Code as the subject of their email application.

Job Features

Job CategoryMedical/ Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Deadline10th August, 2020.
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