Laboratory Technologist

Performs a variety of technical laboratory procedures according to Medical Center, laboratory, and national standards to obtain patient specimens to ensure...

Performs a variety of technical laboratory procedures according to Medical Center, laboratory, and national standards to obtain patient specimens to ensure...

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Laboratory Technologist

NMC Hospital

Healthcare

Posted on 17 Apr, 2024
Apply before 31 May, 2024


Experience

2 – 5 years

Location

Abu Dhabi

Qualification

Bachelor's Degree

Nationality

Unspecified

Gender

Any

Job Sector

Healthcare

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Unspecified

Vacancies

Unspecified

Job Description

  • Performs a variety of technical laboratory procedures according to Medical Center, laboratory, and national standards to obtain patient specimens to ensure specimen quality used to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
  • Responsible for performing and observing hematological, biochemical, serological, and specially requested tests on patients’ specimens and correctly recording all results.
  • Responsible for accurately completing records and reports and other statistical
  • information for master files or databases. Follows laboratory policy for data retrieval, record keeping, specimen, and identification, requisition, reporting, charting, and billing procedures. Updates Records and Documents daily.
  • Maintains positive working relationships with the medical staff and
  • hospital personnel. Uses positive interpersonal skills to educate/support lab customers and promote the success of team members. 
  • Uses clear and concise verbal and written communication with staff and the public. 
  • Acts independently supervisor’s direction and accepts responsibility of the adopted policy and procedures of the hospital and the laboratory. Shares call duty and work different shifts as required.
  • Immediately notify the patient care unit or physician of any critical test results, within 20 minutes of the result generation. Interacts professionally with all department members, physicians’ staff, administration and the Administrator of Clinical Laboratory and Pathology.
  • To perform and follow quality assurance programs for
  • various laboratory sub-departments. Participates in Internal and external QC/QI for the area of specialty and Lab indicators. 
  • Do not report patient results unless quality control data are within accepted parameters. Recognizes out-of-control values, takes corrective action, and notifies others of changes to the laboratory supervisor.
  • Complies with laboratory safety procedures. Possesses adequate knowledge
  • of instrumentation, theory, and application of new and existing tests. Completes education necessary to maintain licensure or certification for the job. Uses and maintains all laboratory equipment correctly.
  • Assumes responsibility for resolving problems. 
  • Performs required preventative maintenance procedures in laboratory instrumentation. 
  • Investigate and resolves technical problems, and consult the supervisor if resolution involves policy or procedure modification.
  • Identifies real or potential situations or equipment failure, attempts to resolve within the area of specialty or knowledge and refers complex issues to appropriate sources. 
  • Maybe a key analyzer operator with proper training and documentation of skills.
  • Follows the laboratory safety policies and participates in safety education programs. To attend and follow continuous medical training and education programs.
  • Comply with all OSH and infection control policies, standards and procedures and cooperate with hospital management to comply with those requirements.
  • Work in accordance with the documented OSH procedures and instructions, and specific responsibilities.
  • Be familiar with emergency and evacuation procedures.
  • Notifying OSH Hazards, incidents, Near misses and issues and assistance with the preparation of risk assessments, incident reports
  • Comply with Waste management procedures and policies.
  • Attend applicable OSH/Infection control training programs, mock drills and awareness programs.
  • Use of appropriate personal protective equipment and safety systems
  • Attends departmental and organizational training when required to keep him/ herself updated on the laboratory policies and SOPs.
  • Responsible for complying with both ISO 15189 and EIAC standards.
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Job Skills

  • Associate degree in medical laboratory technology
  • At least two (2) years of Medical Laboratory experience.
  • Currently licensed in the country of origin and with HAAD license to practice in Abu-Dubai UAE.
  • Fluent in spoken & written English, Arabic language is desirable, but not essential.

Job Location

Abu Dhabi

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NMC Hospital

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