NHLS Vacancies 2023 – Laboratory Technician

Website National Health Laboratory Service - NHLS

Job Responsibilities:

Maintain the laboratory equipment in order to avoid unnecessary shut-down times and service interruptions .Run quality control procedures to ensure that accurate results can be generated .Prepare specimens prior to analysis to ensure suitability for the specific test to be carried out .Carry out routine testing procedures on specimens in order to obtain accurate results to be used for HIV Rapid , post market surveillance panel and internal quality control panel preparation, under the general supervision of the senior qualified medical technologist .Review and maintain records of results to ensure that correct and valid results were obtained. .Observe health and safety regulations while working to ensure own and others’ safety at all times .Give input into the writing of SOPs in order to assist with improving the standard of the laboratory .Maintain a specimen inventory register for storage and retrieval of HIV Rapid, post market surveillance and IQC panels to ensure continuous availability of stock for evaluation purposes.

Job Requirements:

Grade 12 .HPCSA registration as Medical Technician in Virology or Microbiology .Math’s and Science advantageous .One year experience in a laboratory environment .Health and safety regulations .Knowledge in HIV .knowledge of quality control procedures .Troubleshooting skills .Attention to detail .Use of laboratory equipment .Analytical skills .Communication skills .Interpersonal skills .Computer literacy .Record keeping and filing skills .Ability to demonstrate the use of laboratory equipment’s.

Job Details:

Company: National Health Laboratory Service – NHLS

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Sandringham, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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