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Job Title: Medical Laboratory Scientist

Location: Kaduna, Nigeria

Employer: Giwa Hospital Limited


1.   Perform all tasks, duties and tests related to laboratory services (haematology, immunohematology, immunology, bacteriology, microscopy, routine chemistry, therapeutic drug monitoring, etc) according to established laboratory protocols and procedures

2.   Process specimens utilizing protocols and technical knowledge

3.   Calibrate, standardize and maintain instruments following established procedures

4.   Perform quality control, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting protocols to ensure proper functioning of instruments, reagents, procedures, etc

5.   Validate and report results of tests performed

6.   Deliver patients reports accordingly, on-time and in conformance with applicable confidentiality requirements

7.   Assist with orientation and trainingof new employees

8.   Demonstrate respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible and courteous environment

9.   Follow established safety practices including biohazards, exposure control plan (for blood-borne pathogens), infection control to include universal precautions, employee right to know (about hazardous chemicals) and chemical hygiene standards

10.   Attend all in-service education as required by the hospital, relevant national policies and Laboratory Practice license requirements

11.   Research and develop new procedures as required

Desired Skills & Experience:

Qualifications and Requirements:

1.   A degree with major in Medical Technologies, Microbiology, Bio-chemistry or related sciences

2.   Postgraduate and/or other specialist qualifications will be of added advantage

3.   Professional registration by the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria

4.   At least five (5) years post qualification practical experience in reputable medical institutions in Laboratory operations

5.   Must have knowledge and skills in using relevant hardware and software applications

6.   Must be computer literate

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