Lead laboratory scientist

Job Summary

A firm in the healthcare sector seeks qualified candidates to fill this role   Reports To: Medical Director   Purpose:  To ensure that the ...

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

A firm in the healthcare sector seeks qualified candidates to fill this role

 

Reports To: Medical Director

 

Purpose: 

To ensure that the laboratory is equipped and able to perform all in-house and external tests as required by the doctor at all times.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Be familiar with the regulatory requirements specific to the lab and ensures all users are incompliance
  • with those standards
  • Update and maintain the Lab Safety Plan/Manual and the SOPs
  • Be responsible for quality control of equipment and rapid tests
  • Ensure Laboratory compliance to state and federal regulations and mitigate shortfalls
  • Ensures that reagents and supplies are available when needed
  • Manage all the laboratory scientists employed by the hospital
  • Manage and update Laboratory inventories
  • Liaise with customers and external laboratories
  • Ensuring that lab results are communicated to the patients through the appropriate channels
  • in a timely fashion
  • Carry out laboratory investigations
  • Any other task as required by management

 

Key Performance Indicators

Profitability of the lab

Reliability and consistency of the results of in-house tests

Availability of all test results when required

Availability of all reagents and consumables required by the laboratory

State of the laboratory equipment

Result turnaround times

 

 

Skills

Communication (Oral and Written)

Ability to transmit information effectively in clear, unambiguous terms to the patient, and

the partners to aid the rapid recovery and healthy living of the patient

Relationship building/Management

Ability to organize and put in place a set of processes for creating, communicating and delivering value to patients and for building and managing good relationships with the

patients in ways that benefit and add value to the hospital.

Professionalism

Ability to exhibit the characteristics of a professional person at all times o Possession of sound knowledge in the IT Attributes

Patient

Attentive to details

Thorough

Organized

Good leader

Good decision maker

Self-starter

Ability to multitask

 

Experience and Qualifications.

BSc in Laboratory Science (BMLS) (Masters will be an added advantage)

Minimum 5-year post-NYSC experience

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