Mary Begg Community Clinic
Posted Job
over 1 year ago

Biomedical Scientist (x1)

Location: Kmh – Solwezi

Purpose of the Role

At MBCC, the Biomedical Scientist will closely with the medical and nursing team to provide a safe, efficient and quality laboratory service that supports prompt patient diagnosis.

The Biomedical Scientist carries out his/her duties consistently, ethically and in line with international standards and evidence based diagnostic practices. He/She will provide accurate information for patient diagnosis and treatment by delivering a high-quality laboratory analysis service including Clinical Chemistry, Haematology, Serology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Medical Parasitology and other Pathological studies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Biomedical Scientist will investigate tissue and body fluid samples to diagnose disease and monitor the treatment of patients.
  • Be responsible in reporting adverse events affecting patients in your care to the clinic/hospital manager
  • Responsible for maintaining required cold chain regulations
  • Responsible for monitoring expiry dates on all reagents and chemicals
  • Responsible for maintaining adequate stock levels and maintaining minimum/maximum levels
  • Ensure that the Infection Control Policy is followed at all times.
  • Compile monthly reports on test statistics of the laboratory to management
  • Will ensure all proficiency testing is done and submitted in a timely manner to the external quality assurance laboratory
  • Will champion inter and well as intra laboratory quality assurance tests and programs on site
  • Will make sure that the laboratory complies and passes the end of cycle EQAs
  • Will ensure equipment planned preventative maintenance (PPM) is done on laboratory equipment.
  • Will ensure the site laboratory complies with the MBCC Standards and HPCZ set standards of good laboratory practice.
  • Will on a quarterly basis update the turnaround times of the laboratory or as and when he /she see fit.
  • Will ensure records of Proficiency testing, maintenance, calibration/daily controls, SOP files are up to date and filed smartly and properly
  • Ensures that patients billing is accurately performed from the laboratory

Required Technical Skills, Training & Experience

  • Full Grade Twelve (12) School Certificate
  • Relevant minimum qualifications and registrations as Biomedical Scientist.
  • HPCZ Registration
  • 3 or more years’ experience (Good experience and skills in Medical Microbiology lab will be an added advantage)
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Computer Skills

How to Apply

State the position in the subject line of the email. Only a detailed Curriculum Vitae should be sent to (we will ask for original certificates and registrations if called for interview).

Only candidates meeting the minimum requirements will be shortlisted and contacted. If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks after the closing date, kindly assume that your application was not successful.

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