Wits Rhi Careers – Medical Technologist

Website Wits Health Consortium

Job Description:

To analyse, interpret and produce patient results on blood, body fluids (i.e., urine, CSF and other fluids) and specimens and to implement and maintain the quality management system for the laboratory.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Print the test results and correlate data with system.
  • Initial print out and file it according to SOP.
  • Analyse and interpret the results according to study requirement
  • Re-run tests as and when required.
  • Perform instrument and manual tests.
  • Read slides under microscope and comment (morphology).
  • Receive labelled and captured samples from Data Capturers.
  • Check and verify if details on tubes and labels correspond.
  • Follow up on incomplete tests and ensure completion thereof.
  • Capture manual test results on laboratory information system.
  • Check suitability of samples to be analysed i.e., no clots, not haemolysed.
  • Check the tests required and log it on the worksheet.
  • Contact relevant Clinicians if abnormal and CSF results have been produced.
  • Record feedback given to relevant Clinicians / client

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office and laboratory systems
  • Ability to work under pressure and adhere to deadlines
  • Certification in good clinical laboratory practice (GCLP) and basic health and safety
  • Exceptional organizational and administration skills
  • Willing to work and be exposed to hazardous and infectious samples
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team

Qualification & Experience:

  • National Diploma in Biomedical Technology
  • Registration with Health Professions Council of South Africa as Medical Technologist
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a clinical pathology laboratory.

Job Details:

Company: Wits Health Consortium

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Mthatha, Eastern Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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