+1 (868)285-9JOB/ +1 (868) 293-0678 #143 Wrightson Road, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago WI. Mon - Sat 8.00 - 18.00. Sunday CLOSED

Medical Laboratory Technician I (Temporary)

  • Location:
    EAST - ARIMA, SANGRE GRANDE EAST - ARIMA, SANGRE GRANDE EAST - ARIMA, SANGRE GRANDE EAST - ARIMA, SANGRE GRANDE
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    MEDICAL, NURSING, PHARMACY, HEALTH
  • Deadline:
    December 4, 2020

THE EASTERN REGIONAL HEALTH AUTHORITY

POSITION DESCRIPTION

1. JOB TITLE

MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIAN I

2. DIVISION

SANGRE GRANDE HOSPITAL

3. DEPARTMENT

PARA CLINICAL SERVICES

4. ORGANISATIONAL RELATIONSHIP

The Medical Laboratory Technician I will report to the Medical Laboratory Technician III.

5. NATURE & SCOPE

The Medical Laboratory Technician I is responsible for performing routine analytical tests. He/She is expected to perform these routine tests and report their findings independently. Work occasionally involves supervision over subordinates with guidance on difficult problems provided by a Medical Laboratory Technician II.

6. SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES

The Medical Laboratory Technician I would be required to: .

  •   Prepares diseased human tissue for histological examination by a pathologist.
  •   Performs routine analytical tests on materials, fluids, human organs, tissue, blood and urine.
  •   Performs more complex pathological and clinical examinations and analyses of human body fluids andexcretions.
  •   Provides blood and blood products ready for transfusion.
  •   Prepares tissue slides and make microscopic diagnoses of these tissues.
  •   Performs daily maintenance, routine calibration and controls of machinery.
  •   Enters patient information into analytical machinery for running of test.
  •   Ensures patient results are accurate and correspond with history/diagnosis of practitioner.
  •   Ensures reports are delivered to the relevant wards/clinics on a daily basis.
  •   Gives clear, concise, efficient reports on a timely basis.
  •   Keeps accounts of consumables and regents regularly used and report to immediate supervisor.
  •   Ensures samples reach various other institutions for analytical tests that are not performed at thisinstitution.
  •   Ensures patient samples are acceptable and meet all the necessary criteria for analysis.
  •   Assists in the training of Medical Laboratory Technician interns.
  •   Facilitates when necessary troubleshooting of machines.
  •   Ensures inventory is up to date.
  •   Monitors clerical and lab assistant duties.
  •   Ensures that relevant functional unit issues are communicated to the MLT II and/or departmental supervisor.
  •   Assists with the development of departmental policies and procedures.
  •   Performs related work as required by the appropriate Authority.

7. KEY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  •   Considerable knowledge of a wide variety of routine laboratory tests and analyses.
  •   Considerable knowledge of laboratory procedures and use of laboratory equipment.
  •   Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public.

8. MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

  •   Associate Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology from a recognized institution OR
  •   Medical Laboratory Technician Associate in Applied Science Degree from a recognized institution.
  •   Some experience in the technical field of Medical Laboratory work as may have been gained via aninternship.
  •   Registered with the Council for Professions Related to Medicine in Trinidad and Tobago.
  •   Any combination of relevant training and experience.

 

9. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

 MedicalLaboratoryTechnicianInterns

10. COMMUNICATION AND WORKING RELATIONSHIP

Internal:

  •   Medical Laboratory Technician III
  •   Specialist Medical Officer – Microbiology
  •   Manager-Para Clinical Services
  •   Medical Laboratory personnel
  •   Doctors
  •   Nurses
  •   Heads of Departments
  •   Biomedical Department Personnel
  •   Personnel from Primary Care CentersExternal:
  •   Ministry of Health
  •   Other Regional Health Authorities
  •   Patients/General Public
  •   Equipment Suppliers and their field service representatives.

location