+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

Senior Medical Laboratory Technician

  • Location:
    SOUTH - SAN FERNANDO, POINTE A PIERRE SOUTH - SAN FERNANDO, POINTE A PIERRE SOUTH - SAN FERNANDO, POINTE A PIERRE SOUTH - SAN FERNANDO, POINTE A PIERRE
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
    MEDICAL, NURSING, PHARMACY, HEALTH
  • Deadline:
    July 12, 2020

JOB SUMMARY: The Senior Medical Laboratory Technician is expected to collect and analyse specimens and validate results using established protocols, safety guidelines, and regional guidelines.

DUTIES:

  1. Assists the Manager with the supervision and coordination of the daily operations of the Laboratory.
  2. Performs laboratory tests including chemical, microscopic, and bacteriologic procedures using laboratory equipment and/or manual procedures.
  3. Analyzes blood, urine, tissue, and other body specimens, confirms and verifies test results and reports findings to relevant physicians.
  4. Verifies specimen and patient information, determines internal or external testing of specimen and enters data.
  5. Utilizes computer skills to manage data efficiently on all relevant systems in use including Microsoft, Palash, AMS and others.
  6. Works with manager to prepare and send specimen(s) to reference Laboratories.
  7. Provides input for hiring / interviewing / evaluating employees and assists with orientation and/or training of new and present staff in all areas of the Laboratory.
  8. Facilitates communication on a daily basis and ensures that staff is aware of all pertinent departmental information.
  9. Assists the Manager to determine which products and techniques to use, ensuring they are the most modern and cost effective procedures.
  10. Performs phlebotomy procedures.
  11. Assists in the maintenance and ordering of inventory.
  12. Assists with the implementation of all relevant Quality Management Systems (QMS) procedures.
  13. Conducts training and competency assessments for subordinate Laboratory staff.
  14. Performs and reviews quality controls on tests and decides if results are within acceptable ranges, researches problems and takes corrective actions.
  15. Ensures quality monitoring is performed and maintained, including but not limited to temperature checks and equipment maintenance.
  16. Monitors and reviews maintenance procedures and takes corrective actions.
  17. Assists with the creation, review and updates of all policies and procedures for the Laboratory.
  18. Operates, calibrates and conducts performance checks on clinical laboratory equipment.
  19. Review and sign-off of laboratory tests and reports prepared by other staff members.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  1. Knowledge of the principles, methods, materials, equipment and techniques of medical technology.
  2. Must be customer service oriented.
  3. Ability to document and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  4. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal/external partners.
  5. Ability to motivate staff, lead and promote teamwork, to think creatively and to demonstrate flexibility.
  6. Ability to work effectively under stress, to prioritize, multi- task within tight deadlines and respond to changing demands.
  7. Ability to use initiative and pay close attention to detail.
  8. Ability to demonstrate integrity and maintain confidentiality.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

  1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Medical Laboratory Technology or related area of specialty.
  2. Certification/Registration with the Medical Laboratory Technologist Board of Trinidad and Tobago.
  3. Eight (8) years’ experience as a Medical Laboratory Technician.
  4. Must have at least two (2) years supervisory experience.
  5. Administrative experience will be considered an asset.
  6. Experience in a private health care environment will be considered an asset.
  7. Must be able to work a shift system, weekends and public holidays.

What we can offer you:

  • Attractive compensation package based on experience
  • Group Health and Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Annual Bonus

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