Laboratory Section Head

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Category:
Health Care, Science and Technology
Location:
Addis Ababa 
Career Level:
Senior Level (5+ years experience)
Employment Type:
Full time
Salary:

Job Description

  GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain the Laboratory’s Quality System.
  • Perform analytical tests in the laboratory.

  • Assist with laboratory administrative duties.

  • Maintain smooth laboratory work flow.

  • Obtain lab certifications and complete QA/QC assignments.

  • Promote good customer relations with all GH clients.

  • Other duties as assigned.

     

    JOB TASKS:

    A. Maintain the Laboratory’s Quality System

    • Update, revise, and maintain the Laboratory’s Quality Assurance Manual, Standard Operating

    • Procedures, and other quality documents.

    • Perform internal audits of the Laboratory, including both technical and quality systems audits.

    • Perform and document corrective action, including follow-up monitoring to gauge the effectiveness of the corrective action.

    B. Perform analytical tests in the laboratory.

    Perform analytical tests in the laboratory as assigned by the Laboratory Manager and immediately report any problems with tests, equipment or results to the Laboratory Manager.

    • Follow all Quality Assurance/Quality Control procedures as outlined in the GH Laboratory

    • Quality Assurance Manual.

     C. Assist with laboratory administrative duties.

    • Perform laboratory administrative duties by receiving samples from customers as needed,

    • Calculating and recording analytical results in the appropriate log book documenting QA/QC requirements, and generating control charts.

    D. Perform the following routine laboratory duties:

    • Keep lab work areas clean and organized

    • Perform routine repairs and maintenance of lab equipment

    • Maintain the quality assurance of the laboratory by:

    • Performing all QA/Q C procedures for analytical tests

    • Maintaining a professional appearance

    • Being polite and courteous to all clients in person and on the telephone

    • Answering customer questions or direct questions to appropriate personnel

    • Perform duties as assigned by immediate supervisor

     





Job Requirements

Job Requirement

Qualifications and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Medical Laboratory Technology

Renewed professional license with a minimum of 5 (five) years’ experience in supervisory role; as Lab quality head

Personal Qualities: Ability to work with moderate supervision, strong attention to detail, good verbal and written skills, positive attitude, ability to work well with others, strong initiative, and willing to accept additional responsibilities.

Required standards

  • Demonstrates a commitment to quality patient care;
  • Works independently as well as collaboratively;

  • Demonstrates punctual and reliable attendance;

  • Actively pursues ways to improve laboratory efficiency;

  • Participates in maintaining a clean and orderly facility;

  • Adheres to all laboratory standard procedures;

  • Protects patient confidentiality by abiding by hospital confidentiality statement

  • Communicating with different department staffs and solving all laboratory complaints


How to Apply

  • Only candidates meeting the required qualifications are invited to send their application letter and updated CV  (without any supporting documents at this stage)  via [email protected]
  • Please mention "Laboratory Section Head" in the subject line of your email, candidates who do not follow the application instruction will not be considered.
  • Due to the large volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 N.B. Candidates are encouraged to only apply online.

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