Biomedical Scientific Officer

Website PROGRESS MEDICAL CENTRE (HOSPITAL)

KEY DUTIES

  1. Carry out sampling, testing, measuring, recording and analyzing of results according to the standard operating procedures.
  2. Preparing specimens and samples following strict safety precaution.
  3. Follow standard procedure with regards to needle stick injuries
  4. Maintain and operate standard laboratory equipment.
  5. Receive blood from the Regional Blood Bank, test, and record accurate and detailed information prior to blood transfusion in line with national and local procedures.
  6. Competent in handling and storing chemicals and reagents.
  7. Responsible for maintaining required cold chain regulations.
  8. Responsible for monitoring expiry dates on all reagents and chemicals.
  9. Responsible for accurately bill all patients tests.
  10. Responsible for monitoring adequate stock levels and maintaining minimum/maximum levels.
  11. Calibrate equipment by applying approved testing procedures.
  12. Must serve as a technical resource by participating in staff training and answering questions from other health professionals.
  13. Identify and communicate abnormal patient results by alerting the requesting doctor in a timely manner.
  14. Use and maintain correct personal protective equipment (PPE) such as eye protection, lab coats and gloves.
  15. Promptly report any potential hazards, breakages and faults to relevant authorities
  16. Read the material safety data sheets for any hazardous products that you use and follow any recommended safety precautions.
  17. Contribute to a safe and secure environment for patients, healthcare professionals and co-workers by following established standards and procedures.
  18. Maintain patient confidence by keeping laboratory information confidential at all times.

REQUIRED TECHNICAL SKILLS, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

  • Full Grade Twelve (12) School Certificate
  • BSc inBiomedical Sciences and other Relevant qualifications.
  • HPCZ Registration
  • 7 years or more work experience
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Computer Skills
  • Should be 30yrs and above.

Those who meet the above qualifications can send their applications through email to [email protected]