JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION TITLE: LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST (3)

Date Posted: March 4 2021

 

Position Context

The Laboratory Technologists will assist the Hospital clinical team in their daily tasks. They will be directly involved with performing medical laboratory tests for diagnosis, treatment, prevention and therapeutic monitoring of diseases. All work will be done under the direct supervision of the Laboratory Manager:

 

Specific duties and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

 

  • Perform laboratory tests in an assigned section.
  • Provide oversight of a particular laboratory section.
  • Develop, revise Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Supervise, train and direct interns, technicians and other medical laboratory workers engaged in laboratory testing.
  •  Implement the Quality Management Systems in the assigned section.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Laboratory Manager from time to time.

Educational Qualifications and Experience:

 

  • Must have a Degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences or Degree in Biomedical Sciences from a recognized Institution
  • Must have a good MSCE certificate including English and Mathematics.
  • Must be computer literate and have at least one yearrelevant post qualification practical experience in medium output laboratory.

Requisite knowledge, Abilities and skill

 

  • Good command of English and fluency in other Malawian local languages
  • Must be a self-starter, pro-active and honest.
  • Must have good communication and team working skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be willing to work odd hours.
  • Must possess a laboratory technologist license with Medical Council of Malawi

METHOD OF APPLICATION

 

Interested and qualifying candidates should submit their application, enclosing a detailed Curriculum Vitae with names and contacts of at least three credible referees and active e-mail addresses, and copies of relevant certificates by Friday March 12, 2021. to:

 

The Managing Director,
Mwaiwathu Private Hospital Limited,
PO Box 3067,
Blantyre
Or email: mdpa@mwaiwathuhospital.com
Website: http://www.mwaiwathuhospital.org/jobs.aspx



The deadline for receiving applications is at close of business at 1700 hrs on Friday March 12, 2021