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Medical Lab Scientist

  • Deadline: April 30, 2020
  • Ref: NMSL/2020/J0015
  • OJODU

We are seeking a qualified person to fill the position below:

Job Description

A medical laboratory scientist is a health care expert who performs tests on body fluids, tissues and cells samples to help diagnose, treat, manage, or prevent diseases. Medical laboratory scientists use sophisticated biomedical instrumentation, microscopes and computers to study samples obtained from the human body.



A medical laboratory scientist should be inquiring, empathetic, methodical, patient and reliable, and have an understanding of laboratory safety procedures and the ability to follow them. They should be able to concentrate for long periods of time, work as part of a team, and communicate effectively.







    • receive urine, blood or other samples for experimentation and analysis






    • prepare standard volumetric solutions or reagents to be combined with specimens






    • manage and operate laboratory equipment






    • test and study blood, urine and other body fluids






    • evaluate test results and prepare reports for physicians






    • maintain laboratory quality assurance and safety standards






    • cross-match blood for transfusion






    • guide and supervise junior staff and technicians






    • write medical articles for medical journals



Minimum Qualification

Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science/ Associate Degree of Medical Laboratory Science.

Job Requirements

Minimum of 2 years post qualification experience

Required Skills

Must be fully registered with MLSCN.

Duties

  • receive urine, blood or other samples for experimentation and analysis

  • prepare standard volumetric solutions or reagents to be combined with specimens

  • manage and operate laboratory equipment

  • test and study blood, urine and other body fluids

  • evaluate test results and prepare reports for physicians

  • maintain laboratory quality assurance and safety standards

  • cross-match blood for transfusion

  • guide and supervise junior staff and technicians

  • write medical articles for medical journals

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