Medical Laboratory Technician | Healthcare

  • Dubai
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 4 months ago
We are currently looking for a Medical Laboratory Technician to undertake non- interpretative processing of clinical samples. Support the pathology team to meet targets and assist in the day- to- day demands of the department. The post holder is required to rotate across administrative and clinical based functions.

About the Responsibility

Organizes work by matching computer orders with specimen labeling; sorting specimens; checking labeling; logging specimens; arranging reports for delivery; keeping 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.

Serves as technical resource by participating in staff training; answering questions of other professionals; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

Identifies and communicates abnormal patient conditions by alerting supervisory personnel, the pathologist, the patient physician, or nurse; reporting mandated information to the public health department or other designated officials.

Toxicology - identifies the presence or quantity of drugs of abuse, therapeutic drugs, and toxic substances by operating toxicology instrumentation and performing manual methods for the performance of drug screens, blood alcohol levels, and carbon monoxide levels.

Chemistry - provides test results for patient diagnosis and treatment by operating chemistry equipment; performing hand chemistries.

Hematology - provides test results for patient diagnosis and treatment by operating hematology, urinalysis, and coagulation equipment; performing manual methods of differentials.

Immunology - provides test results for patient diagnosis and treatment by operating equipment such as the gamma counter, spectrophotometer, densitometer, and through methods such as radioimmunoassay, enzyme immunossay, and serological testing.

Microbiology - provides physician with information for treatment of patient infection by performing technical procedures for the identification or susceptibility of bacteria, parasites, fungi, and mycobacteria.

Blood bank - ensures the patient of receiving compatible blood/blood components by completing blood typing, antibody screening, compatibility testing, and antibody identification procedures.

Blood bank - assures future retrieval of patient transfusion information by preparing patient packets and maintaining blood bank database.

Contributes to a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors, physicians and co- workers by following established standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.

Maintains patient confidence by keeping laboratory information confidential.

Serves and protects the hospital community by adhering to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and jcaho standards.

Enhances laboratory services and hospital reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

About the Requirements

Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge:

Diploma or certificate in Medical Laboratory Technician from an accredited program or equivalent. (Minimum two (2) years of course duration).

DHA License or Eligibility is mandatory.

English fluency is mandatory

Knowledge of Arabic is preferable

Minimum Experience:

Minimum 2+ years' experience in a similar role.

Job- Specific Skills:

Undertake clinical duties, with relevant training in the below areas:

Venepuncture

Cannulation

Basic Life Support

Blood Sugar Monitoring

Blood Disposal

Clinical Sample Quality

Sample Collection

Infectious Substances

Hazardous Substances

Blood Bourne Viruses

Personal Protective Equipment

Safe Storage

Computer Literacy

Behavioural Competencies:

Excellent presentation and analytical skills

Exceptional written and oral communication skills

Strong operational thinking skills

Critical Thinking

Conflict Management

Independence

Cognitive skills

Analytical skills

Meticulous attention to detail

Good team working skills

Time management

Customer Service orientation

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