To ensure that the Department meets all requiredstandards.
To provide a uniquely valuable interface, providing guidelines on the performance and interpretation of laboratory investigations.
To regularly supervise and review all technical procedures performed within the laboratory, including the establishment and monitoring of effective internal and external quality control and quality assurance schemes.
Responsible for the organisation and performance of clinical laboratory tests within target deadlines as determined by relevant Service Level Agreements.
Regularly reviews workflow operations and ensures contracted KPIs and service standards are met.
To undertake routine analytical work.
Assuring the quality of clinical biochemistry investigations
Auditing the diagnostic and clinical use and performance of investigations.
Developing new and existing tests, often automated and computer assisted but sometimes requiring considerable manual expertise.
To be fully familiar with the laboratory LIMS system and its appropriate utilisation in the discharge of duties.
To participate in the data verification procedures of the laboratory.
Cost-benefit analysis in laboratory investigation.
Responsible for the supervision of equipment; to ensure adequate maintenance, repair and safety of all departmental equipment.
To review and where appropriate develop operational policies and procedures to ensure effective working arrangements.
To be aware of all relevant technical developments and to communicate these to the Head of Department.
Age at least 22 years
Both males and females are allowed to apply
Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience in similar position in medical/health sector
Completing extensive chemistry coursework
Demonstrating ability in data analysis and interpretation
Having a background in experiment design
Possessing hands-on experience with relevant laboratory equipment
Showing experience in the preparation of samples and solutions
Possessing strong computational skills
Experience with microbial cultures
Aseptic technique experience
Experience performing assays
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