Laboratory Manager vacancy at Westfield Consulting Limited

Westfield Consulting Limited – Our client, a Laboratory Servicing company is recruiting to fill the position of:
Job Title: Laboratory Manager
Location: Lagos
Job Summary
  • We are searching for a candidates to handle the overall safety of the laboratory and is responsible for managing the daily operations of the lab.
Job Description
  • Performs phlebotomy, capillary and heel puncture procedures as directed
  • Collects and processes blood, urine, tissue specimens and other samples as ordered by licensed provider
  • Processes and stores specimen to be sent for further or later analysis following laboratory procedures for collection, labeling, and transportation to reference laboratories
  • Is proficient in operation of laboratory equipment and instruments
  • Prepares reagents, solutions, standards, and controls to be used in different areas within the established guidelines for accuracy and precision
  • Discusses results and findings of alert or critical lab values and procedures with physicians or designee
  • Logs data from medical tests and enter result into patient’s medical record or provide results to ordering physician via other means
  • Identifies and communicates abnormal patient conditions by alerting supervisory personnel, the patient physician, or nurse, reporting mandated information to the public health department
  • Keeps work surfaces clean and orderly
  • 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
  • Performs or arranges preventive maintenance, periodic inspection and performance testing of equipment and instruments together with the maintenance of appropriate records
  • Evaluates test results for accuracy, upon analysis and evaluation of collection techniques and conditions, specimen characteristics, adequacy of reagents, quality control and instrument performance and correlation with other laboratory data and patient’s clinical history when provided; identifies unusual results or discrepancies, which can cause erroneous results, take appropriate action to make corrections and solve problems, performs additional tests to correct or confirm abnormal patient results within a reasonable time frame and notifies providers accordingly
  • Regularly reviews general, procedural, proficiency testing, quality control, and personnel responsibilities with Lab Director to maintain ISO15189 certifications
  • Serves as technical resource by participating in staff training; ensures clinical staff are competent in POC testing
  • Orders, stocks, and maintains laboratory supplies, reagents, controls, calibrators and equipment
  • Monitors temperature logs per policy and procedures
  • Contributes to a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors, physicians and coworkers by following established standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations
  • Maintains MDS for all chemicals and substances used in the laboratory
  • Follows standard precautions and infection control policies and procedures
  • Maintains patient confidence by keeping laboratory information confidential
  • Adheres to professional standards, clinic policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements
  • Enhances laboratory services and Lac Vieux Desert Health Center reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
  • Takes initiative in development and updating of laboratory policies, procedures, and protocols
Requirements
  • Candidates should reside within and around Orile-Agege Axis
  • A registered member of Medical Laboratory Science Council Of Nigeria (MLSCN) with BMLS or AMLSCN
  • Possess a current practicing license
  • Must have completed or being exempted from National Youth Service
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Applications to: cvs@westfield-consulting.com clearly indicating the Job Title as the subject of your mail.
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