Laboratory Specialist - Core Lab

Company
DSFH Jeddah
LOCATION
Jeddah
JOB Type
Full-time
Requisition ID
2400000R

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organizes work by matching computer orders with specimen labeling; sorting specimens; checking labeling; logging specimens; acceptance and rejection of samples, arranging reports for delivery; keeping work surfaces clean and orderly.
  • Cooperating in handling work as a team, attending over time and attending public holidays as per work needs.
  • Works in different sections within core lab unit (Hematology, Chemistry, Endocrinology, Immunology) at any time as per work need.
  • Participates in reporting of any infectious disease to lab unit supervisor, lab infection control officer and infection control department.
  • Maintains quality results by running standards and controls, verifying equipment function through routine equipment maintenance and advanced trouble shooting; calibrating equipment utilizing approved testing procedures; monitoring quality control measures and protocols.
  • Serves as technical resource by participating in staff training; answering questions of other professionals; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Operates laboratory equipment, clean and maintains them according to the manufacturer instruction, perform minor troubleshooting and knows how to report in a timely manner any analyzer/equipment error.
  • Identifies and communicates critical results by following strictly the established processes and procedure stated in policy.
  • Contributes to a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors, physicians and co-workers by following established standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality by keeping laboratory information confidential.
  • Serves and protects the hospital by adhering to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, local Requirements, and accreditation standards.
  • Collect, process samples and dealt it in accordance of lab stat and routine procedures
  • Know how to use different laboratory application such as instrument manager software, EP evaluator software, Quality Control software, Media Lab education application and other lab applications.
  • Participates in checking, updating, ordering, and follow up supplies needed in the assigned area and assigned lab machine.
  • Timely reporting to laboratory stock material controller its laboratory sectional inventory, recall and urgent follow up of any items.
  • Collects and records data needed in monitoring turn-around-time or other laboratory indicators such as critical lab reports, outliers of ER ,STAT samples and routine samples , rejected samples, able to participate in answering any related occurrence variance reports (OVR).
  • Receives and perform CAP proficiency Testing in a timely accurate manner its processing, reporting, analyzing of evaluation reports , doing and documenting necessary corrective action
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other hospital employees and the public using principles of good customer service and following code of conduct.
  • Handling and disposal of infectious waste and follows safety and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Follow all laboratory policies and procedures, or any other policies and procedure related to laboratory policies including safety, infection ad facilities policies and procedure.
  • Report any incident by OVR system and follow the chain of command.
  • Follows the standards of any accreditation process related to the laboratory either for the hospital in general e.g. MOH, CBAHI, JCI, ACHSI, CAP, and AABB.
  • Demonstrates compassionate communication skills while providing support and care to the patients as “the patient is the center of our care”.

JOB REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS :

    Education:

    Bachelor degree of Medical Technology, Medical Science, or equivalent education in Bachelor of Science in Chemical or Biological Science.

    Experience:

    2-3 years of experience as a Laboratory Medical Technologist/Technician.

    Language:

    Excellent in English and Arabic languages (verbal & writing) Required Licenses: SCHS
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